|Population :-||2,94,179 ( 2001 census).|
|Climate:||Cold in winters, pleasant in summers.|
|Season:||Round the year.|
|Clothing||Summers: Cottons / light woollens.
Winters: Heavy woollens.
|Languages:||Garhwali, Hindi and English.|
|Local Woolen Handicraft Shops/ Emporium:||Jila Udhyog Kendra, Ph: 2744. Garhwal Woollen and Craft House, Mall Road, Ph: 2222.|
|Air :||Nearest airport is Jollygrant, 162 km.|
|Rail :||Nearest railway station is at Rishikesh, 145 km.|
|Road :||Uttarkashi is well connected by motor able road to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and other major towns of the state and region.|
|Dodi Tal||Bhairon Ghati|
|Janki Chatti||Hanuman Chatti|
|Yamuna Temple||Divya Shila|
Magh Mela takes place on the occasion of Makkar Sankranti (January) in Uttarkashi every year. It is an important event of the district from religious, cultural and commercial point of views. A large number of local people and tourists participate in the mela, with many pouring in from different parts of Kumaon, Garhwal and neighbouring state of Uttar Pradesh.
Tourist Office, Ph: 222290 O.S.D. Adventure Tourism