Alipurduar

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Alipurduar
City
Alipurduar is located in West Bengal
Alipurduar
Alipurduar
Location in West Bengal, India
Alipurduar is located in India
Alipurduar
Alipurduar
Alipurduar (India)
Coordinates: 26°29′20″N 89°31′37″E / 26.489°N 89.527°E / 26.489; 89.527Coordinates: 26°29′20″N 89°31′37″E / 26.489°N 89.527°E / 26.489; 89.527
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictAlipurduar district
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyAlipurduar Municipality
 • ChairmanAshish Dutta
Area
 • Total9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Elevation
93 m (305 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total127,342[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
736121, 736122 & 736123
Telephone code03564
ISO 3166 codeIN-WB
Vehicle registrationWB-70/WB-69
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduars (ST) Dasrath Tirkey
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAlipurduars Dr. Sourav Chakraborty
Websitewww.alipurduarmunicipality.in

Alipurduar is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Alipurduar district. Situated on the east bank of Kaljani River on the foothills of the Himalayas, the city is a gateway to Bhutan and northeastern states of India.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Alipurduar Urban Agglomeration had a population of 127,342, out of which 64,898 were males and 62,444 were females. The 0–6 years population was 10,545. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 89.16 per cent.[1]

In the earlier As of 2001 India census,[2] Alipurduar had a population of 73,047. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Alipurduar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 21 October 2011.
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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