Amarpur, Tripura

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Amarpur
city
Amarpur is located in Tripura
Amarpur
Amarpur
Amarpur is located in India
Amarpur
Amarpur
Coordinates: 23°32′N 91°38′E / 23.53°N 91.64°E / 23.53; 91.64Coordinates: 23°32′N 91°38′E / 23.53°N 91.64°E / 23.53; 91.64
Country India
State Tripura
District Gomati district
Elevation 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,863
Languages
 • Official Bengali, Kokborok, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 799101
Vehicle registration TR
Website tripura.gov.in

See Amarpur (disambiguation) for disambiguation.

Amarpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Gomati district in the state of Tripura [1], India. It is also the headquarters of Amarpur sub-division.

Geography[edit]

Amarpur is located at 23°32′N 91°38′E / 23.53°N 91.64°E / 23.53; 91.64.[1] It has an average elevation of 24 metres (78 feet) above sea level. The town is connected to Udaipur and Teliamura with metalled roads. It can be accessed from the capital city of Agartala via Udaipur town. The nearest airport is the Agartala Airport and the nearest railway station is Agartala.

Amarpur is 120 km from Agartala.

Tourism[edit]

Amarpur is an idyllic quiet picnic spot, on the banks of Amarsagar, the 16th century artificial lake. The town stands on the ruins of a palace. On the southern bank lies a temple dedicated to the eight headed goddess, Mangalchandi. A fair is held during the Basant Panchami (February).

Amarsagar & Fatiksagar:

These are two beautiful lake with historical importance.

Chobimura -Place of Interest A water area with green hills and pics of gods in the hills

Dumboor Lake -Place of Interest A water area of 41 km2. with 48 islands surrounded by luxuriant green vegetation. Water sports facilities are additional attractions. There is a Hydel Project near the lake from where the River Gomati originates and this is called Tirthamukh where on 14 January every year famous 'Pous Sankranti Mela' takes place. The lake is the confluence of rivers Raima and Sarma. Various species of migratory birds are noticed in the winter and it has rich reservoir of natural and cultured fishes.

Greenery:

While reaching Amarpur from Udaipur, both side of the road are lined with deep forest. This part of the land has much natural beauty and a peaceful atmosphere.

Accommodation[edit]

  • Raima Tourist Lodge at Jatanbari,
  • Govt. Dak Banglow at Amarpur.
  • "Sagarika" Guest House, near Rabindra Sangha, North Bank of Fatik Sagar.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Amarpur had a population of 10,863. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Amarpur has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Picturesque riverside in Amarpur

Education[edit]

Apart from traditional Higher education B.E., B.Tech,LL.b,Agri B.Sc./M.Sc. students from this place are taking professional courses likes M.Tech,MCA etc. Students are also venturing to other parts of the world to take higher education.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Amarpur
  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. 

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