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)

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.