Ranikhet or Ranikhet is a city in the Indian state of Uttarakhand in Almora district. It is a popular mountain station. Located 279 km from Delhi , 50 km from the county capital, Almora , and 60 km from Nainital . The average height above sea level is 1869 meters. A large military base of the Indian Army is located in Ranikhet. Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment (KRC) and Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army.