- Uttarkashi district
Uttarkashi District, also known as Uttar Kashi District, is a district of Garhwal division of the
Uttarakhandstate in northern India.
Uttarkashi District town lies high in the
Himalayarange, and the district contains the source of both the Gangesand Yamunarivers, which attract thousands of Hindupilgrims. The town lies on the main route to Gangotri, has many Hindu temples, and is also considered an important Hindu pilgrimage centre. The district is bounded on the north by Himachal Pradeshstate, on the northeast by Tibet, on the east by Chamoli District, on the southeast by Rudraprayag District, on the south by Tehri Garhwal District, and on the west by Dehradun District.
* [http://uttarkashi.nic.in/ Uttarkashi District]
* [http://gov.ua.nic.in/uttaranchaltourism/uttarkashi.htm Uttarkashi at Uttaranchal Tourism website]
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