The district of Champawat constituted in the year 1997 is situated between 29 degree 5 minutes and 29 degree 30 minutes in northern altitude and 79 degree 59 minutes and 80 degree 3 minutes at the center of eastern longitude. The Ram Ganga River acts as a border between Champawat and Pithoragarh in north while Jabgura and Pannar rivers in south and west act as a border between Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar and Almora districts simultaneously. Champawat One of the most famous sightseeing spots in Uttarakhand, Champawat is known for its rich cultural heritage. There are a number of historical locations in this place which include astounding architectural establishments. Extensive variety of flora and fauna make it a magical city to explore to the fullest. The long chain of mountain in southwestern region acts as a border between the district Champawat and Nainital district. It is important from the defence point of view as in the east Kali river acts the international border between Nepal and India. The geographical coverage of Champawat is about 1613 sq. km. It includes 5 Tehsil.
One of the oldest temples in Champawat, Baleshwar temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva was built around 10th century AD by the rulers of Chand Dynasty. kms from city center 1 out of 8 Places To Visit in Champawat
Banasur ka Kila
8 kms from city center. An ironically constructed relic, on the name of a boon bestowed Banasur, the man with a thousand arms, whereas the fort gives an air of amourous nature, and is the perfect spot to watch the origins of Lohaghati river
Gwal Devta Temple
1 kms from city center. Gwal Devta, more popularly known as Goll Devta or Goril Devta, is a deity of enormous significance in the area, and is known to deliver justice and instill faith in his populace as their ruler prince.
10 kms from city center Places To Visit in Champawat Lohaghat is an immensely popular town, about 14 km from Champawat, and is known for its extremely rich and unspoilt natural beauty and historical relevance.