Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of the Indian state of , the other being Garhwal. It spans over the eastern half of the state and includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar.

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in is one of the most popular hill stations of India. Photo: Tatiraju.rishabh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a hill station in State. was the seat of power of the Chand Dynasty who ruled the land of Kumaon for almost one thousand years. Photo: The Traveling Slacker, CC BY 2.0.

is in the State of in the region of . Photo: Sujay25, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the second most populous city, and largest commercial market in the Indian state of . it is also the largest city of the Kumaon region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.


. is a Himalayan town with a Municipal Board in district in the Indian state of . Photo: Deolalji, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and a municipal board in district in the state of , . Photo: ArmouredCyborg, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a 1830-metre-high hill station in , . Photo: Mrneutrino, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and a nagar panchayat in in the state of , .

is in Kumaon, , , just 11 km from towards . Photo: Ujala, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and a university campus in , . , , and Kiccha, are the major cities surrounding .

is a suburb of Haldwani city in the Nainital district of state of . Photo: Jay.Here, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small hill town in the northern Indian state of . Photo: Gaurav Agrawal, CC BY 2.0.

Temples, also referred to as Jageswar Temples or Valley Temples, are a group of over 100 Hindu temples dated between 7th and 12th century near , in the Himalayan Indian state of . Photo: Mayankthapliyal1988, CC BY-SA 3.0.

- also called Drongiri, Dronagiri and Doonagiri - is an area in Kumaon, an incredibly beautiful setting within the magnificent Himalayas.

is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Kumaon in .

is in , . Situated at a little over 2,150m, is a hamlet made famous by Jim Corbett who penned the novel The Man Eaters of Kumaon about tigers and leopards. Photo: Ashish.sadh, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Wildlife Sanctuary is an Indian wildlife sanctuary.Binsar was the summer capital of the Chand Kings, who ruled over Kumaon from the 11th to 18th centuries AD. Photo: Sujay25, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Munsiyari is the name of the sub-division headquarters, a conglomeration of revenue villages and it also refers to the entire region as Munsiyari Tehsil and Sub Division in the Pithoragarh District in the hill-state of , .


Latitude of center
29.8333° or 29° 50' north
Longitude of center
79.5° or 79° 30' east
2620 metres (8596 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Кумаон
  • Bengali: কুমায়ূন বিভাগ
  • Catalan: Divisió de Kumaon
  • Catalan: Divisió de Kumaun
  • Catalan: Kumaon
  • Catalan: Kumaun
  • Chinese: 库马盎专区
  • Chinese: 庫曼
  • Czech: Kumáón
  • Dutch: Kumaon division
  • English: Kumaon Kingdom
  • English: Kumaon division
  • French: Division de Kumaon
  • French: Kumaon
  • German: Division Kumaon
  • Hindi: कुमाऊँ मण्डल
  • Hindi: कुमाऊं मंडल
  • Hindi: कुमाऊं मण्डल
  • Italian: Divisione di Kumaon
  • Italian: divisione del Kumaon
  • Japanese: クマオン
  • Japanese: クマーウーン
  • Japanese: クマーオニー地方
  • Maithili: कुमाउँ मण्डल
  • Malay: Bahagian Kumaon
  • Marathi: कुमाऊं प्रांत
  • Nepali: कुमाउँ
  • Nepali: कुमाउँ अधिराज्य
  • Nepali: कुमाऊँ मण्डल
  • Newari: कुमाँउ मण्डल
  • Newari: कुमाऊँ मण्डल
  • Persian: ناحیه کومائون
  • Persian: کومائون
  • Russian: Камаун
  • Russian: Кумаон
  • Sanskrit: कुमाऊंविभागः
  • Swedish: Kamaon
  • Swedish: Kumaon
  • Swedish: Kumaun
  • Tamil: குமாவுன் கோட்டம்
  • Ukrainian: Кумаон
  • Urdu: کوماؤں ڈویژن
  • Western Panjabi: کوماؤں ڈویژن
  • Divisione del Kumaon

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