Rangapara

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Rangaparada
ৰঙাপাৰা
town
Rangaparada is located in Assam
Rangaparada
Rangaparada
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°49′N 92°39′E / 26.82°N 92.65°E / 26.82; 92.65Coordinates: 26°49′N 92°39′E / 26.82°N 92.65°E / 26.82; 92.65
Country  India
State Assam
District Sonitpur
Elevation 206 m (676 ft)
Population (2003)
 • Total 18,822
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Rangapara (IPA: ˈræŋgəˌpɑːrə) is a town and a town area committee in Sonitpur district in the Indian state of Assam.

Geography[edit]

Rangapara is located at 26°49′N 92°39′E / 26.82°N 92.65°E / 26.82; 92.65.[1] It has an average elevation of 206 metres (675 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rangapara had a population of 18,822. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Rangapara has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 70%. In Rangapara, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

It has a junction railway station which has trains to Kamakhya, New Jalpaiguri, Dekargaon, Katihar, Rangiya and Naharlagun.

Politics[edit]

Rangapara is part of Tezpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rangapara
  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. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies". Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-06.