Badarpur, Assam

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Badarpur
City
Badarpur is located in Assam
Badarpur
Badarpur
Badarpur is located in India
Badarpur
Badarpur
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 24°54′N 92°36′E / 24.9°N 92.6°E / 24.9; 92.6Coordinates: 24°54′N 92°36′E / 24.9°N 92.6°E / 24.9; 92.6
Country  India
State Assam
District Karimganj
Government
 • Body Badarpur Town Committee
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,291
Languages
 • Official Bengali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Vehicle registration AS-10

Badarpur (Pron:/ˌbʌdəˈpʊə/) is a town and a town area committee in Karimganj district in the state of Assam, India.

Geography[edit]

Badarpur is located at 24°54′N 92°36′E / 24.9°N 92.6°E / 24.9; 92.6.[1] It has an average elevation of 16 metres (52 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Badarpur had a population of 11,291. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Badarpur has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 79.5%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. As of 28th of March, 2016, the population of Badarpur stands around 1,50,000.

Politics[edit]

Badarpur is part of Karimganj (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] At present the MLA of Badarpur is Jamal Uddin Ahmed.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Badarpur
  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. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  4. ^ "Badarpur Constituency". goassam.com. Retrieved 27 October 2016.