Sonamura

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Sonamura
city
Sonamura is located in Tripura
Sonamura
Sonamura
Coordinates: 23°28′N 91°16′E / 23.47°N 91.27°E / 23.47; 91.27Coordinates: 23°28′N 91°16′E / 23.47°N 91.27°E / 23.47; 91.27
Country  India
State Tripura
District Sipahijala district
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,997
Languages
 • Official BengaliKokborokEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sonamura is a town and a sub-division in Sipahijala district in the Indian state of Tripura. It lies on the border with Bangladesh, to the east of Comilla. It contains a hospital, police station, jail, and a town hall. Sukanta Park is a park of note in Sonamura.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Sonamura had a population of 9997. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sonamura has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 68%. In Sonamura, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Sonamura assembly constituency is part of Tripura West (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies". Tripura. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-08.