Dehradun is a city in northern India (the state of Uttaranchal ), lying at the foot of the hills of Shivalik, the state capital , a major transport center (here ends the railway line leading from Delhi to northern India). In addition, a road leading to the mountainous region of Uttarkhand runs through Dehradun. The population is 447,808 inhabitants (2001). Climatic resort , the economy is represented by tea processing, printing industry. 34 kilometers north of Dehradun is the mountain resort of Massouri , whose rooftops are visible from Dehradun.