About Khatima

Khatima is part of Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.  The town lies near to Pilibhit, Sitarganj, Nagla and Kichha. Farming and small trade activities support the economy of the region.

About Khatima

Geography of Khatima

Khatima is located at geographical coordinates of 28.92°North  and 79.97°E with an average elevation of 299 meters or 980 feet above sea level. It is located 65 km towards Udham Singh Nagar. The city is located very near to India-Nepal border and is well connected by different modes of transport. Tanakpur is the nearest bus stand from here. By road, it takes around 8 hours to Delhi and 4 hours to Nainital from here.Khatima railway station is on Tanakpur - Pilibhit railway line is a major junction in this part of Uttar Pradesh.  Pantnagar airport is the nearest one from here located at a distance of 70 km.

History and Culture of Khatima

Khatima was earlier known as 'Tharwat' which means the home of Tharu tribe. The native resident of Khatima is a tribe named 'Tharu' which is only found here. Hindi and Kumaoni are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 15,093 and a literacy rate of 83.17% which is higher than the state average of 78.82%.

Economy of Khatima

The economy of Khatima is majorly based on agriculture. Rice and wheat are major crops of the region along with Sugarcane. There is also a hydro power plant here along with some small industries. It is a major business hub of Kumaon region.

Tourism in Khatima

Being in Khatima can help anyone enjoy in the lap of Mother Nature. There are some of the popular tourist places around Khatima like Sitarganj, Rudrapur, Nainital and Nanak Matta. One can also indulge in some bird watching in the nearby Surai Forest range. One can find here both resident as well as migratory birds including Himalayan snowcock and the Himalayan monal pheasant. The famous Gurudwara Nanakmatta Sahib is situated just 15 km from here. There are thousands of tourists who visit Nanakmatta and Nanak Sagar Lake every year. Varkhandi temple is another famous temple in Khatima. Also there are few hotels and restaurants fore the convenience of tourists visiting the city.

Hotel Holiday
Address: SH-29, Udham Singh Nagar, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 087551 60000

Hotel Best View
Address: Melaghat Road, MDR 39C, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 095363 15000

Purnagiri Hotel
Address: Tanakpur Road, NH-125, near Roadways Bus Stand, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 073517 24471

Hotel Kanha Ji
Address: Main Road, Chauraha, Khatima, Pilibhit, 262001
Phone: 084490 41515

Restaurants in Khatima

Amrit Sweets and Restaurant
Address: Sitarganj Road, Near Kanjabagh Chauraha, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 097607 64135

Zaika Restaurant
Address: NH9, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 088597 43234

Khinda Sweets & Restaurant
Address: NH125, Ward Number 6, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 098974 71455

Jagdamba Mishthan Bhandar
Address: NH 125, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 095497 23577

Prajapati Resturant
Address: Tigri Riad, Khatima, Tanakpur, Uttarakhand
Phone: 090123 50196

Royal Restaurant
Address: Nanakmatta - Khatima Road, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308

Himalayan Punjabi Restaurant
Address: NH9, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308

Healthcare in Khatima

Today in Khatima one can find fewhospitals, chemists shops to meet the healthcare needs of the people.  Apart from government hospitals there are also private clinics to cure patients suffering from ailments and diseases. Chemist shops have been supplying medicines and drugs to residents of Khatima for many decades and therefore enjoy absolute trust amongst patients and general people of town.

Tapan Hospital
Address: National Highway 125, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 05943 251 355

Raturi Hospital
Address: National Highway 125, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 05943 250 414

Anand Hospital & Research Centre
Address: Opp Govt Hospital, Sitarganj Road, District U.S. Nagar, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 094103 40585

Prayas Hospital
Address: Khatima Chauraha, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 05943 251 786

Jamuna Memorial Hospital
Address: Jamuna Memorial Hospital, Pilibhit Road, Khatima, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, 262308
Phone: 070176 79762

Om Hospital and Research Center
Address: Khatima Chauraha, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 089379 05786

Government Hospital
Address: NH9, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308

Chemists in Khatima

Verma Medical Store
Address: National Highway 125, Khatima, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 090457 27854

Bisht Medicose
Address: Kanjabag Road, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 094565 23615

Rastogi Medical Store

Address: MDR 39C, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308

Gurdev Medical Store
Address: National Highway 125, Khatima, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 097608 44803

Verma Medical Store

Address: Kanjabag Road, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 090457 27854

Vanshika Medical
Address: Degree College Road, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 094115 95448

Ansari Medicose
Address: Gautiya word no. 2, Khatima, Uttarakhand 262308
Phone: 097196 18163

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