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Uttarakhand

[ oot-er-uh-kuhnd ]
/ ˌʊt ər əˈkʌnd /
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noun
a state in northwestern India, created in 2000 from part of Uttar Pradesh. 19,739 sq. mi. (51,123 sq. km). Capital: Dehra Dun.
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Formerly Ut·ta·ran·chal [oot-uh-rahn-chuhl] /ˈʊt əˌrɑn tʃəl/ .
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Uttarakhand
/ (ˌʊtəˈrækɑːnd) /

noun
a state of N India, created in 2000 from the N part of Uttar Pradesh: in the Himalayas, rising to over 7500 m (25 000 ft); rice, tea, and timber. Capital: Dehra Dun. Pop: 8 479 562 (2001). Area: 51 125 sq km (19 739 sq miles)Former name: Uttaranchal
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