Information about Uttarakhand

State Information
ISO Code UT
Vehicle Code UK
Capital Dehradun
Largest City Dehradun
Formation Date Nov 9, 2000 (16 years ago)
Population 10,086,292
Area 53,483 km2
Official Languages Hindi
Other Official Languages Sanskrit
Information about the name Uttarakhand
Name in State Language उत्तराखण्ड (Hindi)
Meaning of the name Northern Land
Additional Information In 2000, the new state of Uttaranchal ("northern mountains") was split from Uttar Pradesh. In 2007, the name was changed to Uttarakhand ("northern land").
Information about Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
Name of the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat
Chief Minister since Mar 18, 2017 (4 months ago)
Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party
Information about Governor of Uttarakhand
Name of the Governor Krishan Kant Paul
Governor since Jan 8, 2015 (2 years ago)