Uttarakhand is the 27th state of the Republic of India. Uttarakhand came into existence on November 9, 2000. After being created from Uttar Pradesh, it was earlier known as Uttaranchal. Uttarakhand is situated in the north of the country, and it is bounded by the China and Nepal. Uttarakhand is bounded by the states Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, of Indian Republic. Dehradun is the capital city of the Uttarakhand state.