Seppa

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Seppa
city
Seppa is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Seppa
Seppa
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°21′00″N 93°2′44″E / 27.35000°N 93.04556°E / 27.35000; 93.04556Coordinates: 27°21′00″N 93°2′44″E / 27.35000°N 93.04556°E / 27.35000; 93.04556
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District East Kameng
Elevation 363 m (1,191 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,965
Languages
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)
For the Japanese sword component, see Japanese sword mountings.
See also: Seppä

Seppa (formerly known as Sepla) 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.[1] It is located 160 kilometers (99 mi) from Itanagar and 213 kilometers (132 mi) from Tezpur (Assam) connected by motorable road.[2] Map p 22

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ District Administration, Seppa, East Kmaeng at a Glance, retrieved 10/5/2007 Seppa Helipad
  2. ^ Nandy S.N. (1998) ENVIS Bulletin - Himalayan Ecology & Development, vol. 6 No. 1, .District Profile: East Kameng
  3. ^ "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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