Mairang

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Mairang
city
Mairang is located in Meghalaya
Mairang
Mairang
Location in Meghalaya, India
Coordinates: 25°34′N 91°38′E / 25.57°N 91.63°E / 25.57; 91.63Coordinates: 25°34′N 91°38′E / 25.57°N 91.63°E / 25.57; 91.63
Country  India
State Meghalaya
District West Khasi Hills
Government
 • Body SDO (civil) Arunkumar Kembhavi, IAS
Elevation 1,564 m (5,131 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,517
Languages
 • Official English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mairang is a town and a town area committee in West Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya.It is located at about 40 km from the state capital Shillong,and 45 km(approx.) from the district headquarters, Nongstoin along National Highway 44E (Shillong-Nongstoin-Tura).

Geography[edit]

Mairang is located at 25°34′N 91°38′E / 25.57°N 91.63°E / 25.57; 91.63.[1] It has an average elevation of 1564 metres (5131 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mairang had a population of 11,517. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Mairang has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 63%. In Mairang, 22% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Important schools in Mairang are: 1. St. thomas school 2. Mairang presbyterian

Pavel Barman topped the Meghalaya SSLC exam(MBOSE) in the year 2001 from St. Thomas School. Mairang presbyterian science college and Tirot Sing Memorial college are two of the main institution in the area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mairang
  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.