Uttaranchal Town: Satpuli











City Name: Satpuli

Pincode: 246172

Taluk: Lansdowne

District: Pauri Garhwal

State: Uttaranchal

Near by villages/towns: Gumkhal, malli satpuli, bangat, patisain.

It is located on the banks of River Purvi Nayar Ghati. It is located between Kotdwara and Pauri Garhwal. It also connects to Banghat, a small market through the National Highway 119. It is a center location of the district Pauri Garhwal. It is 52 km from Pauri and 54 km from Kotdwara.
It is said that Satpuli got its name from the fact that it has seven brideges (sat-pul) on its way from Kotdwara.About fifty years ago this place used to be a farmland. However there were some little hut-like shops at the other bank of river.After the place witnessed a great flood in which many people died and some G.M.O.U. Ltd. owned buses swept away, shopkeepers resettled at the present location. At the hydle power station there has been erected a monument in the memory of deceased people in this biggest flood of nayar valley. Once upon a time it was known for its Macchi Bhat (Fish curry and Rice). It was famous stop for the travelers to rest and have their lunch and dinner. Satpuli is now growing and expanded very much as compared to the other villages nearby. It is prime place for the shopping. Villagers from near by villages come to Satpuli for their FMCG. It has three banks including SBI that is the finance driven body in the village. Ex army persons and old people used to get their pension from here only.

An idle place for angling and fishing Satpuli also has very beautiful surrounding blessed by nature. You can visit Dangleshwar mandir, Shri Radha Krishna Mandir, Jwalpa Devi Maa mandir. Lansdowne is 34 km away from here. Satpuli celebrates Ramleela, Girishmotsava, Sharadotsava and many festive occasions.

One can enjoy the scenic beauty of the place. There are number of lodges available. Just 18 km away is the famous temple of Goddess Durga, the temple of Jwalpa Devi or Shaktipitha.

Satpuli is also making progress in terms of education. Apart from government schools there are now few private schools as well. Though they do not provide education of the best quality but still they are very good. A GOVERNMENT POLYTECHNIC college has also been set up at satpuli (1-2 Kms away from the main market).

If you are out of fuel in between your journey you can use the satpuli petrol pump. You may not find petrol pumps easily when you are traveling to hilly areas of Uttaranchal. So you should know the towns/areas that have petrol pumps.


Main Hospials:

St Paul Hospital Satpuli


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