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Naharlagun is a picturesque town situated in the foothills of Himalayas in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, 10 km from the capital city of Itanagar, it is at an altitude of 200 metres from sea level. Surrounded by mountains, Naharlagun is a small town which sees annual long monsoon rains.weather is basically sub-tropical with hot and humid summer and pleasant winter. Best season to visit is from November to March.
As of 2001[update] India census, Naharlagun had a population of 26,912. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Naharlagun has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 62%. In Naharlagun, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
It is connected by rail with Naharlagun railway station, Arunachal Pradesh's first railway station. It has also an helicopter service of Pawan Hans to Dibrugarh Airport and Guwahati Airport.It is well connected by road to the rest of country via Guwahati which is 380 KM away.
- "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.
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