Named after Lord Shiva (Rudra), Rudraprayag is situated at the holy confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakani rivers, at a distance of 34 km from Srinagar (Garhwal). The presence of two separate routes for Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham from Rudraprayag render great importance to the place. The entire region is blessed with immense natural beauty, places of religious importance, lakes and glaciers.
|Population :-||2,27,461 ( 2001 census)|
|Area:||300 sq km|
|Climate:||Cold in winters, pleasant in summers.|
|Season:||Round the year.|
|Clothing||Summers: Cottons / light woollens.
|Languages:||Garhwali, Hindi and English|
|Air :||Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 159 km.|
|Rail :||Nearest railway station is Rishikesh, 142 km.|
|Road :||Well connected by road to all the important places of Garhwal divison. Regular bus services are available.|