Tanakpur is a town and a city board in Champawat region of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. Situated in the lower regions of Himalayas in the northern piece of India as the door for Purnagiri Temple and in addition the 'Entryway to the Kumoun Himalayas'. Tanakpur is a quiet and residential community situated on riverside of Sarda River and touched to Nepal fringe.
It is the keep going plain zone headed straight toward Kumaoun zone of Uttarakhand and goes about as an intersection for the Kumaon District's rocky part. It is additionally the principal point in the Kailash Manasaro Pilgrimage. Step by step profiting by the across the country advance, Tanakpur is developing relentlessly into a humming town.
Being on the Indo-Nepal Border Tanakpur is critical on the security point of view of India as a country. Tanakpur is well known for Devi Purnagiri sanctuary which is arranged roughly 24 km. at the north of town.