Geography: Physiography and Drainage - The North Indian Mountains - The Himalayas

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Devbhoomi (Uttarakhand)

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Dev Bhoomi (Uttarakhand)
Uttarakhand lies in the western Himalayan region. As it lies in the mountainous region, it is known for its scenic and natural beauty and is also the home of sacred religious places. Thus, it is known as ‘Dev Bhoomi’ or the ‘Land of Gods’. Since time immemorial, it has been attracting tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. Uttarakhand has several sacred pilgrim places belonging to different religions such as Haridwar, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and the Sikh pilgrim place of Hemkund.

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2014-2015 (March)

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