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List of Residential Boarding Schools in Dehradun Musoorie, Uttarakhand

About Dehradun
Dehradun (), also rendered Dera Doon, is the winter capital and the most populous city in the Indian state of Uttarakhand It is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous district and is governed by the Dehradun Municipal Corporation Part of the Garhwal region, it lies along National Highway 7 with the distance of 236 kilometres (147 mi) north of India's capital New Delhi and is served by Dehradun railway station and Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun is one of the "Counter Magnets" of the National Capital Region (NCR) being developed as an alternative centre of growth to help ease the migration and population explosion in the Delhi metropolitan area and to establish a smart city at DehradunDehradun is located in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between the river Ganges on the east and the river Yamuna on the west.

The city is noted for its picturesque landscape and slightly milder climate and provides a gateway to the surrounding region It is well connected and in proximity to Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Dhanaulti, Chakrata, New_Tehri, Uttarkashi, Harsil, Chopta - Tungnath, Auli, India, famous summer and winter trekking destinations like Dodital, Dayara Bugyal, Kedarkantha, Har Ki Dun for camping and grandeur Himalayan panoromic views The Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Chota Char Dham ie Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Dehradun is also known for its Basmati rice and bakery products Dehradun is a notable academic and research hub and is home to Indian Military Academy, Rashtriya Indian Military College, Uttarakhand Ayurveda University, Forest Research Institute, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, and Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy According to the combined survey based on health, infrastructure, economy, education and safety; conducted by Dainik Jagran and KPMG, Dehradun is one of the safest cities to live in The city stands at an elevation of approximately 700 metres (2,300 ft) above sea level Also known as the ‘Abode of Drona’, Dehradun has been an important centre for Garhwal rulers which was captured by the British.

Often referred as the gateway to Mussorie Uttarakhand Police is the main law enforcement agency in the city