Mathabhanga

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Mathabhanga
মাথাভাঙ্গা
City
Mathabhanga is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Koch Bihar
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,110
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 736146
Telephone code 03583
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga (SC), Sitalkuchi (SC)
Website coochbehar.nic.in

Mathabhanga is a city and a municipality in Koch Bihar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography[edit]

Mathabhanga is located at 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22.[1] It has an average elevation of 50 m (160 ft). There are 2 rivers near mathabhanga. One is Satranga (Sutuga) and the other is Mansai. When the sky is clear (mainly in summer, autumn and spring), mountains of Himalayas are visible.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mathabhanga had a population of 21,110. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mathabhanga has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Mathabhanga, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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