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Katyuri-Chand Dynasties

The Katyuri kings ruled over the region now known as Kumaon in Uttarkhand state from 800 to 1100 AD.

The Katyuri dynasty was founded by Vashudev Katyuri.

After the decline of Katyuri Kings in 11th century AD, Chand kingd ruled the region.

Chand kings belong to Rajput clan.

The Chand kingdom was established by Som Chand.

The former capital of Chand dynasty was Champawat.

The Baleshwar Temple built by the Chand rulers in the 16th century is an excellent monument.

The capital was shifted to Almora by Raja Kalyan Chand in 1563, when he laid the foundation of a town name `Alam Nagar`, which was also called, `Rajapur`.

Baz Bahadur(1638–78 AD) was One of most powerful rulers of this dynasty.

Baz Bahadur built the Golu Devata Temple, at Ghorakhal, near Bhimtal.

He also built the Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple at Bhimtal.

In 1815 Champawat and Almora were occupied by the British and the region became part of British Raj with the ratification of Treaty of Sugauli on 4 March 1816.