Bomdila

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Bomdila
city
Bomdila is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Bomdila
Bomdila
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District West Kameng
Elevation 2,217 m (7,274 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,685
Languages
 • Official English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Situated close to the Indo-Chinese border in Arunachal Pradesh, Bomdila is a beautiful town located 167 km from Tawang in West Kameng district. Bomdila Pass (8000 feet) straddles the strategically important route between Tezpur in Assam and Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Geography[edit]

Bomdila is located at 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4.[1] It has an average elevation of 2217 metres (7273 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bomdila had a population of 6685. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bomdila has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 63%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is inhabited by the Monpa, Sherdukpen, Miji, Bugun and Aka tribes.

Features[edit]

The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is near Bomdila.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bomdila
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.