Dehradun likewise spelled Dehra Dun is the between time capital of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern piece of India. Situated in the Garhwal district, it lies 236 kilometers (147 mi) north of India's capital New Delhi and 168 kilometers (104 mi) from Chandigarh. It is one of the "Counter Magnets" of the National Capital Region (NCR) being produced as an elective focal point of development to help facilitate the movement and populace blast in the Delhi metropolitan zone and to set up a keen city at Dehradun.During the times of British Raj, the official name of the town was Dehra.At present, Gairsain, a slope town among Garhwal and Kumaon districts and midway situated in Uttarakhand, is being created as lasting capital of the state.
Dehradun is situated in the Doon Valley on the lower regions of the Himalayas settled between the waterway Ganges on the east and the stream Yamuna on the west. The city is acclaimed for its pleasant scene and marginally milder atmosphere and gives a passage to the encompassing area. It is all around associated and in vicinity to Himalayan traveler goals, for example, Mussoorie, and Auli and the Hindu sacred urban communities of Haridwar and Rishikesh alongside the Himalayan journey circuit of Chota Char Dham.
Dehradun Municipal Corporation is privately known as Nagar Nigam Dehradun. Other urban elements associated with municipal administrations and city administration and the executives incorporate Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority (MDDA), Special Area Development Authority (SADA), Jal Sansthan, and Jal Nigam among others. Dehradun is likewise known for its Basmati rice and pastry shop items.