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Dehradun district is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India. The district headquarters is Dehradun, which has also served as the provisional capital of Uttaranchal since its founding in 2000. The district has 6 tehsils, 6 community development blocks, 17 towns and 764 inhabited villages, and 18 unpopulated villages. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Uttarakhand (out of 13), after Haridwar. Dehradun district also includes the prominent towns of Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Landour and Chakrata. The district stretches from the Ganges river in the east to the Yamuna river in the west, and from the Terai and Shivaliks in the south and southeast to the Great Himalaya in the northwest.Dehradun is located 230 km from the national capital, Delhi. The national Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Survey of India, Indian Institute of Petroleum are located in Dehradun. Doon University is located in Dehradun and many educational institutions like Law College Dehradun, Forest Research Institute, Rashtriya Indian Military College and Indian Military Academy are also situated here. Basmati rice, tea and litchi orchards are some of the major agricultural crops.To find out how to plan a trip to India, use our trip itinerary maker.
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Top Dehradun District tours
$26 BOOK WITH VIATOR Half Day Rafting in Rishikesh Half Day Rafting in Rishikesh
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
$27 BOOK WITH VIATOR Nagtibba Trek (Pantwari to Pantwari) Nagtibba Trek (Pantwari to Pantwari)
Duration: 2 days
$11 BOOK WITH VIATOR Hathipaon Hike & Nature Walk - Mussoorie Hathipaon Hike & Nature Walk - Mussoorie
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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