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Abies pindrow, the pindrow fir or west Himalayan fir, is a fir native to the western Himalaya and adjacent mountains, from northeast Afghanistan east through northern Pakistan and India to central Nepal.
Aconitum, commonly known as aconite, monkshood, wolf's bane, leopard's bane, mousebane, women's bane, devil's helmet, queen of poisons, or blue rocket, is a genus of over 250 species of flowering plants belonging to the family Ranunculaceae.
Adi Kailash (Hindi: आदि कैलाश), (Tamil: ஆதி கைலாஷ்) also known as Aadhi Kailash, Shiva Kailash, Chhota Kailash, Baba Kailash or Jonglingkong Peak, is a mountain located in the Himalayan mountain range near Om Parvat, lying in the Darchula district of western Nepal and in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
Almora district is a district in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand state, India.
Alpine tundra is a type of natural region or biome that does not contain trees because it is at high altitude.
Traditionally, an ashram-Hindi (Sanskrit ashrama or ashramam) is a spiritual hermitage or a monastery in Indian religions.
Askot or Askote (असकोट) is a small Himalayan town in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand in India.
Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary is located 54 km from Pithoragarh near Askot in Uttarakhand state of India.
Bageshwar District is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India.
Bamba Dhura is a Himalayan mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
The Van Rawats (alt., "Ban Raji", "Ban Rawat", Van Rajis, Raji) are a native endangered ethnic minority group, originating and living in Uttarakhand, India.
Belkot is a village development committee in Nuwakot District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal.
Berberis, commonly known as barberry, is a large genus of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from tall, found throughout temperate and subtropical regions of the world (apart from Australia).
Berinag, is a hill station, located 160 km from Nainital in the Pithoragarh district, which is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India.
Betula utilis (Himalayan birch, bhojpatra, भूर्ज bhūrja) is a birch tree native to the Himalayas, growing at elevations up to.
Bhotiya or Bhot (भोटिया) are groups of ethno-linguistically related Tibetan people living in the Transhimalayan region of the SAARC countries.
Billy Jagar (1870–1930) was an elder of the Yirrganydji people of north Queensland.
A biome is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in.
A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.
Bryophytes are an informal group consisting of three divisions of non-vascular land plants (embryophytes): the liverworts, hornworts and mosses.
Bugyals are alpine pasture lands, or meadows, in higher elevation range between and of the Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, where they are called "nature’s own gardens".
Burphu Dhura is a Himalayan mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
Cedrus deodara, the deodar cedar, Himalayan cedar, or deodar/devdar/devadar/devadaru, is a species of cedar native to the western Himalayas in Eastern Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan (especially in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) and India (Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and, Arunachal Pradesh states and the Darjeeling Region of West Bengal), Southwestern Tibet and Western Nepal, occurring at altitude.
Chamoli district is the second largest district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Champawat district is a district of Uttarakhand state in northern India.
The Chand Kings were a medieval Rajput ruling clan of the Kumaon region of the Uttarakhand state of India, which ruled the region after the decline of Katyuri Kings in 11th century AD.
Changuch is a Himalayan mountain peak situated at the boundary of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar district of the Uttarakhand state of India.
Chaudhara is a Himalayan mountain peak, situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Chauhan, Chouhan, Chohan, or Chohhan, is a Rajput caste from northern and western India.
Chaukori is a hill station in the Pithoragarh district set among the lofty peaks of the western Himalayan Range in the Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand, India.
Chhiplakot (also known as Najurkot) is a Himalayan mountain in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India at an altitude of.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chiring We is the Himalayan peak situated in eastern Kumaun of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Cypripedium is a genus of 58 species and nothospecies of hardy orchids; it is one of five genera that together compose the subfamily of lady's slipper orchids (Cypripedioideae).
Darma valley is a Himalayan valley situated in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand state of India.
India is the second most populated country in the world with nearly a fifth of the world's population.
Dendrobium is a huge genus of orchids.
Devī (Sanskrit: देवी) is the Sanskrit word for "goddess"; the masculine form is Deva.
Dharchula is a town and a nagar panchayat in Pithoragarh district in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India.
Didihat is a town and a Nagar Palika in Pithoragarh District in the state of Uttarakhand, India.
Doti (Devnagari; डोटी), also known as Doti region, Dotigarh (डोटीगढ़) as used in the Jagar (folk tales; जागर), and the Farwestern region of Nepal, is a region situated between River Kali boarding to the Uttarakhand in the west and Karnali river on the east.
Durga, also identified as Adi Parashakti, Devī, Shakti, Bhavani, Parvati, Amba and by numerous other names, is a principal and popular form of Hindu goddess.
Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Family planning in India is based on efforts largely sponsored by the Indian government.
Fauna is all of the animal life of any particular region or time.
Flora is the plant life occurring in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring or indigenous—native plant life.
The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.
Gangolihat is a small Himalayan hill town in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.
The Gurkhas or Gorkhas with endonym Gorkhali (गोरखाली) are the soldiers of Nepalese nationality and ethnic Indian Gorkhas recruited in the British Army, Nepalese Army, Indian Army, Gurkha Contingent Singapore, Gurkha Reserve Unit Brunei, UN Peace Keeping force, and war zones around the world.
The gymnosperms are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and gnetophytes.
Hardeol or 'Temple of God' is one of the major peaks of the Kumaon Himalaya.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
Hindi (Devanagari: हिन्दी, IAST: Hindī), or Modern Standard Hindi (Devanagari: मानक हिन्दी, IAST: Mānak Hindī) is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
A hunter-gatherer is a human living in a society in which most or all food is obtained by foraging (collecting wild plants and pursuing wild animals), in contrast to agricultural societies, which rely mainly on domesticated species.
Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30.
Jhaltola is a small village situated between Chaukori and Patal Bhuvanshwar in the highlands of Uttarakhand state in northern India.
Jhulaghat is a village on the India border, 36 Kilometers far from Pithoragarh.
Johaar Valley (also known as Milam valley or Gori Ganga valley) is a valley located in Uttarakhand, India, along the Gori Ganga river.
Kalabaland Glacier of Himalaya is situated in the eastern Kumaun of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Kalapani is a territory disputed between India and Nepal, however administrated as part of Pithoragarh district in the Uttarakhand state of India.
Kangdali Festival is a festival held by the Rung tribe of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
For Kumaoni people see Kumaoni people Kumaon or Kumaun is one of the two regions and administrative divisions of Uttarakhand, a mountainous state of northern India, the other being Garhwal.
The Kumaon Regiment is one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army.
The Kumaoni language is a Central Pahari language.
Kumauni or Kumaoni are people from Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India.
Kuthi Valley is the Himalayan valley situated in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand state of India.
Lake Manasarovar (Chinese: -zh玛旁雍錯 (simplified), -zh瑪旁雍錯(traditional)), also called Mapam Yumtso, is a high altitude freshwater lake fed by the Kailash Glaciers near Mount Kailash in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Lipulekh (elevation) is a Himalayan pass on the border between Uttarakhand, India and Tibet, China.
A district (zilā) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory.
A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner (earlier called District Collector) or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service.
Kumaoni or Kumauni people are people from the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand, a region in the Indian Himalayas.
Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write.
Literacy in India is a key for socio-economic progress, and the Indian literacy rate has grown to 74% (2011 Census figure) with recent reports of 80% literacy.
Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12.
Maha Shivaratri a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the god Shiva.
Mahakali (Sanskrit: Mahākālī, Devanagari: महाकाली), literally translated as Great Kali, is the Hindu goddess of time and death, considered to be the consort of Mahakala, the god of consciousness, the basis of reality and existence.
Meola Glacier or Athasi-Balati Glacier is the Himalayan glacier situated in the eastern part of Uttarakhand in the Pithoragarh district of India.
Milam Glacier is a major glacier of the Kumaon Himalaya.
Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.
Mount Kailash (also Mount Kailasa; Kangrinboqê or Gang Rinpoche (Tibetan: གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ; s (simplified); t (traditional)), is a 6,638 m (21,778 ft) high peak in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains), which forms part of Transhimalaya in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The mountain is located near Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal, close to the source of some of the longest Asian rivers: the Indus, Sutlej, Brahmaputra, and Karnali also known as Ghaghara (a tributary of the Ganges) in India. Mount Kailash is considered to be sacred in four religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Bön and Jainism.
A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak.
Munsiyari (Devanagari: मुनस्यारी) 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 Uttarakhand, India.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
Myrica is a genus of about 35–50 species of small trees and shrubs in the family Myricaceae, order Fagales.
Nagalaphu is a Himalayan mountain peak located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Nakula was fourth of the five Pandava brothers.
Nama Pass (el.) is a Himalayan mountain pass located in eastern Kumaun region of the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand, India.
Namik Glacier is situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Nanda Gond is the Himalayan mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Nanda Kot (Hindi-नन्दा कोट) is a mountain peak of the Himalaya range located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Nanda Pal is the Himalayan mountain peak situated in the eastern part of Uttarakhand state in Pithoragarh district, India.
Nardostachys jatamansi is a flowering plant of the Valerian family that grows in the Himalayas.
Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Om Parvat, (Hindi: ओम पर्वत, Nepali: ओम पर्बत), close to Adi Kailash mountain, is a mountain in the India Himalayan mountain range, lying in the Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand, India.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
An ore is an occurrence of rock or sediment that contains sufficient minerals with economically important elements, typically metals, that can be economically extracted from the deposit.
The Pahari people, (Pahāṛī; Hindi and पहाड़ी); also called Pahadi and Parbati, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group of the Himalayas living in Nepal and are a majority of the population of the Himalayan regions of India (Himachal Pradesh and northern Uttar Pradesh).
The Panchachuli (पंचाचुली) peaks are a group of five snow-capped Himalayan peaks lying at the end of the eastern Kumaon region, near Munsiari, in Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand state, India.
Panchchuli Glacier is a Himalayan glacier, situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
In the Mahabharata, a Hindu epic text, the Pandavas are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu, by his two wives Kunti and Madri, who was the princess of Madra.
Pedicularis is a genus of perennial green root parasite plants currently placed in the broomrape family Orobanchaceae (the genus previously having been placed in Scrophulariaceae sensu lato).
Pinus roxburghii, commonly known as chir pine or longleaf Indian pine, is a species of pine.
Pinus wallichiana is a coniferous evergreen tree native to the Himalaya, Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountains, from eastern Afghanistan east across northern Pakistan and north west India to Yunnan in southwest China.
Pithoragarh is a town with a Municipal Board in the Pithoragarh district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, which was carved out of the Almora district in 1960.
Pithoragarh Airstrip also Known as Naini Saini Airstrip is located in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India.
Pithoragarh Fort (पिथौरागढ़ किला.) is a fort in Pithoragarh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.
A Postal Index Number or PIN or PIN code is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India Post, the Indian postal administration.
Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, which includes the plums, cherries, peaches, nectarines, apricots, and almonds.
A pteridophyte is a vascular plant (with xylem and phloem) that disperses spores (and lacks seeds).
The Rajbhar (also spelled Rajbhaar) are a community of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Bihar, Mumbai, Nepal and other states India.
Rajput (from Sanskrit raja-putra, "son of a king") is a large multi-component cluster of castes, kin bodies, and local groups, sharing social status and ideology of genealogical descent originating from the Indian subcontinent.
Rajrambha is the name of a Himalayan mountain peak, situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Ralam Glacier is one of the main Himalayan glaciers situated on the hills of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India.
Rawat (Raute), or "Janggali" (Jungle), is a small Sino-Tibetan language of India.
Rhododendron (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the highlands of the Appalachian Mountains of North America.
Rishi Pahar is a Himalayan mountain peak, located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in India.
Rubus ellipticus, commonly known as golden Himalayan raspberry or as yellow Himalayan raspberry, is an Asian species of thorny fruiting shrub in the rose family.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Sahadeva (Sanskrit: सहदेव) was the youngest of the five Pandava brothers.
A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine.
Sangthang is the Himalayan peak in Kumaon Himalayas in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Saur Valley (also Soar; सोर घाटी) is a small valley, long and wide, which resembles Kashmir Valley, located in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state of India.
Saussurea is a genus of about 300 species of flowering plants in the thistle tribe within the daisy family, native to cool temperate and arctic regions of Asia, Europe, and North America, with the highest diversity in alpine habitats in the Himalaya and central Asia.
The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population.
The Shakti Peeth (शक्ति पीठ,, seat of Shakti) are significant shrines and pilgrimage destinations in Shaktism, the goddess-focused Hindu tradition.
The four main Shankaracharya Mathas/Peethas are listed in the following table.
The Sharda River (Hindi: शारदा नदी) or Mahakali River (Nepali: महाकाली नदी) is also called Kali Gad (Hindi: काली गाड़, kālī gād) or Kali Ganga in Uttarakhand where the river demarcates Nepal's western border with India.
The Shauka Thakur living in the Johar Valley of Gori Ganga river in Munsyari Tehsil of the Pithoragarh district are also known as Johari Thakur'.
Shiva (Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.
A simple suspension bridge (also rope bridge, swing bridge (in New Zealand), suspended bridge, hanging bridge and catenary bridge) is a primitive type of bridge that is supported entirely from anchors at either end and has no towers or piers.
Sin La (el. 5495 m.) is a high Himalayan mountain pass located in the eastern Kumaun in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand state in India.
The Sino-Tibetan languages, in a few sources also known as Trans-Himalayan, are a family of more than 400 languages spoken in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.
Sona Glacier is the Himalayan glacier situated in the eastern part of Uttarakhand in the Pithoragarh district of India.Sona Glacier is located at the base of five peaks of Panchchuli in the Lassar Yankti - Darma valley.With Meola glacier it forms the famous Panchchuli glacier as mixed glacial system.
Sosa or Soso is one of the 14 villages in the Chaudans Valley of the sub-district Dharchula, district Pithoragarh in the Kumaoni region of Uttrakhand.
A spring is any natural situation where water flows from an aquifer to the Earth's surface.
A stalactite (from the Greek stalasso, (σταλάσσω), "to drip", and meaning "that which drips") is a type of formation that hangs from the ceiling of caves, hot springs, or manmade structures such as bridges and mines.
A stalagmite (or; from the Greek σταλαγμίτης -, from σταλαγμίας -, "dropping, trickling") is a type of rock formation that rises from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of material deposited on the floor from ceiling drippings.
Sudama (Sanskrit सुदामा IAST Sudāmā also known as Kuchela, mostly in South India) was a Brahmin childhood friend of Hindu deity Krishna from Mathura, the story of whose visit to Dwaraka to meet Krishna is mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana.
Suitilla or Suj Tilla West is a Himalayan peak located on the eastern side of Uttarakhand state in Pithoragarh District of India.
Suj Tilla East is a Himalayan mountain peak in the eastern part of Uttarakhand state in Pithoragarh district of India.
Suli Top is a Himalayan mountain peak in the Pithoragarh district of the Uttarakhand state of India.
Sunanda Devi (सुनन्दा देवी) previously known as Nanda Devi East is the lower of the two adjacent peaks of the highest mountain in Uttarakhand and second highest mountain in India; Nanda Devi is its higher twin peak.
Suriname (also spelled Surinam), officially known as the Republic of Suriname (Republiek Suriname), is a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.
Taxus wallichiana, the Himalayan yew, is a species of yew, native to the Himalaya and parts of south-east Asia.
A tehsil (also known as a mandal, taluk, taluq or taluka) is an administrative division of some countries of South Asia.
In geography, the temperate or tepid climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions of Earth.
Tibet is a historical region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Central Asia.
Tirsuli is a Himalayan mountain peak in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaon Uttarakhand, India. It is part of the complex of mountains, including Tirsuli West, Hardeol, Dunagiri, Changabang, and Kalanka, which make up the northeast wall of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, in the Garhwal Himalaya. It rises at the northern end of the Johar Valley, which drains into the Ghori Ganga. This peak should not be confused with nearby Trisul, which is on the southwest side of the Sanctuary. In 1939, a serious attempt on this peak by the successful Polish expedition to Nanda Devi East was abandoned after a night avalanche buried leader Adam Karpinski and climber Stefan Bernadzikiewicz at Camp 3.Jill Neate, High Asia: An illustrated history of the 7000 metre peaks, The Mountaineers, 1989, 0-89886-238-8, p. 89. Indian team led by Mohan Singh Kohli from Indian Mountaineering Foundation, under Ministry of Defence, Government of India tried an unsuccessful attempt to the peak in 1964. Another team led by K. P. Sharma and organized by Himalayan Association attempted the peak in 1965, but turned back from about. The peak was scaled for the first time on 9 October 1966 by another Indian team led by Chanchal Kumar Mitra & organised for the 2nd. time by Himalayan Association of calcutta. They ascended the east face of the south-east ridge and then took the south-east ridge to the top, mounting the summit bid from Camp 5, at about. Nirapada Mallik (Dy.leader), Shyamal Chakrabarty, Nima Tashi (former Dy.Director of training at The HMI Darjeeling) and Dorji sherpa were the summitters. Other members of the team were Manik Banerjee, K.K.Khanna, Marcopolo Srimal, Dr. Jungpangi from Geological Survey of India, Dr.Amitava Sen(M.O), Pinaki Sinha and Sailesh Chakraborty. The expedition was organised by the Himalayan Association, Kolkata.
Pindari Kanda Traill's Pass (el.) is a mountain pass through the Himalayas located between Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peaks in the Uttarakhand state in the districts of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar in India.
Transhumance is a type of nomadism or pastoralism, a seasonal movement of people with their livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures.
The Treaty of Sugauli (also spelled Sugowlee, Sagauli and Segqulee), the treaty that established the boundary line of Nepal, was signed on 2December 1815 and ratified by 4 March 1816 between the East India Company and King of Nepal following the Anglo-Nepalese War of 1814-16.
Uku is a village development committee in Darchula District in the Mahakali Zone of western Nepal right bank of Kali river.
Uttarakhand, officially the State of Uttarakhand (Uttarākhaṇḍ Rājya), formerly known as Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India.
A valley is a low area between hills or mountains often with a river running through it.
Vanda is a genus in the orchid family, Orchidaceae.
A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river.
The West Himalayish languages, also known as Almora and Kanauric, are a family of Sino-Tibetan languages centered in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and across the border into Nepal.
The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia.
Zanthoxylum (including genus Fagara) is a genus of about 250 species of deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs in the citrus or rue family, Rutaceae, native to warm temperate and subtropical areas worldwide.
The 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration.