Sairang

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Sairang
city
Sairang is located in Mizoram
Sairang
Sairang
Coordinates: 23°48′N 92°40′E / 23.8°N 92.67°E / 23.8; 92.67Coordinates: 23°48′N 92°40′E / 23.8°N 92.67°E / 23.8; 92.67
Country India
State Mizoram
District Aizawl
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,036
Languages
 • Official Mizo
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sairang is a census town in Aizawl district in the Indian state of Mizoram.

Geography[edit]

Sairang is located at 23°48′N 92°40′E / 23.8°N 92.67°E / 23.8; 92.67.[1] It has an average elevation of 210 metres (688 feet).

Connectivity[edit]

Sairang is connected with roads from major town in Assam. There is no railway in Sairang. Nearest railway station is at Bairabi, connected with a meter gauge track. A new broadgauge line from Bairabi to Sairang is proposed and is expected to be commissioned by 2018.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sairang had a population of 5036. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Sairang has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 77%. In Sairang, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sairang
  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.