Amguri

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Amguri
town
Amguri is located in Assam
Amguri
Amguri
Location in Assam, India
Amguri is located in India
Amguri
Amguri
Amguri (India)
Coordinates: 26°48′36″N 94°31′23″E / 26.810°N 94.523°E / 26.810; 94.523Coordinates: 26°48′36″N 94°31′23″E / 26.810°N 94.523°E / 26.810; 94.523
Country India
StateAssam
DistrictSivasagar
Government
 • BodyAmguri Town Committee
Population
(2001)
 • Total6,944
Languages
 • OfficialAssamese
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
785680
Vehicle registrationAS

Amguri (IPA: æmˈgʊərɪ) is a town and municipal area committee in the Sivasagar district in the state of Assam, India.

Geography[edit]

Amguri is located in the state of Assam, near the border of Nagaland, in north-east India. It has an average elevation of 74 metres (242 feet). It is situated on the bank of the river Jhanji and famous for its tea gardens and oil fields.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 census,[1] Amguri had a population of 6944. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%, and 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Amguri has an literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national literacy average of 59.5%. In Amguri, 55% of the male and 45% of the female population are literate.

Education[edit]

  • Auniati Hemchandradev Higher Secondary School (Science and Commerce stream only at 10+2 level)
  • Amguri Girls High School, and Amguri College.
  • Amguri has several private and government schools, those are Don Bosco High School, Jnan Bikash VidyaPith, Rameshwar Dutta High School, Pengera Girls High School, Janata High School, the Arunodoi Academy and Lachit M.E.school, one of the upper primary school located in Halowa gaon . There is a junior college (10+2) for arts and science stream. Rameswar Dutta High School is the pioneer English medium school in Amguri established in 1981.

Politics[edit]

Amguri Town is part of the 103rd Amguri Legislative Assembly. Amguri is part of the Jorhat (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

Health[edit]

  • Amguri town have one CHC in the middle of the township.
  • "Amguri Institute of Medical Specialty", known as AIMS.

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. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2008-10-06.