Tehri Garhwal (Pronounced : 'Tihri'/'टिहरी') is a district in the hill state of Uttarakhand, India. Its administrative headquarters is at New Tehri.. It is surrounded by Rudraprayag District in the east, Dehradun District in the west, Uttarkashi District in the north, and Pauri Garhwal District in the south. Tehri Garhwal is a part of the HimalayasPrior to 888 CE, the region was divided into 52 garh which were ruled by independent kings. These garh were brought into one province by Kanakpal, the prince of Malwa. Kanakpal, on his visit to Badrinath, had met the then mightiest king Bhanu Pratap who later married his only daughter to the prince and handed over his kingdom to him. Kanakpal Singh and his descendants gradually conquered all the garh and ruled the whole of Garhwal Kingdom for the next 915 years, up to 1803.