Almora is municipal board and cantonment town in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Almora district. Almora is located on a ridge of the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalayan range.
The Kumaon Regiment is one of the oldest infantry regiments of the Indian Army. The regiment traces its origins to the 18th century and has fought in major campaign of British Indian Army and the Indian Army.