Tehri Garhwal, one of the western most districts of Uttaranchal
is located on the outer ranges of the Himalayas
. It is bounded by the districts of Uttarkashi
in the north, Rudraprayag
in the east, Pauri Garhwal
in the south and Dehradun
in the west. Tehri Garhwal, covering an area of over 4,100 sq km, has a population of around 610,000. The major languages are Garhwali, Hindi
and English. The district headquarters is
A major portion is hilly tract. The plain area is more fertile than the plateau area. The major tourist destinations are Buda Kedar temple, Deoprayag, Kunjapuri, Khatling glacier,
Narendra Nagar, Chamba, Omkarananda Kamakshi Devi Mandir,
Dhanaulti and Nagtibba.
Tehri Garhwal is well connected by road to Dehradun, Mussoorie,
Rishikesh, and Uttarkashi. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.