|Elevation||363 m (1,191 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Precipitation||2,212 millimetres (87.1 in)|
|Avg. summer temperature||25 °C (77 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||9 °C (48 °F)|
Seppa (formerly known as Salpa) is the headquarters of the East Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Sapla means 'marshy' land in the local dialect. It lies on the bank of Kameng River and there is a helipad there. It is located 160 kilometers (99 mi) from Itanagar and 213 kilometers (132 mi) from Tezpur (Assam) connected by motorable road. Map p 22
As of 2001 India census, Seppa had a population of 14,965; males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%; 21% of the population was under 6 years of age; the average literacy rate was 53%—lower than the national average of 59.5%, with 64% male literacy and 41% female literacy.
- District Administration, Seppa, East Kmaeng at a Glance, retrieved 10/5/2007 Seppa Helipad
- Nandy S.N. (1998) ENVIS Bulletin - Himalayan Ecology & Development, vol. 6 No. 1, .District Profile: East Kameng
- "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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