Bihpuria

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Bihpuria
বিহপুৰীয়া
town
Bihpuria is located in Assam
Bihpuria
Bihpuria
Bihpuria is located in India
Bihpuria
Bihpuria
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 27°02′N 93°54′E / 27.03°N 93.90°E / 27.03; 93.90Coordinates: 27°02′N 93°54′E / 27.03°N 93.90°E / 27.03; 93.90
Country  India
State Assam
District Lakhimpur
Government
 • Body Bihpuria Municipality Board
Area
 • Total 45 square km km2 (Formatting error: invalid input when rounding sq mi)
Elevation 102 m (335 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,307
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Vehicle registration AS 07

Bihpuria (IPA: ˈbɪəˌpʊərɪə) is a small town and a town area committee in Lakhimpur district in the state of Assam, India.

Geography[edit]

Bihpuria is located at 27°02′N 93°54′E / 27.03°N 93.90°E / 27.03; 93.90.[1] It has an average elevation of 102 m (335 ft). The river Dikrong flowing through Bihpuria. One can reach the river island district Majuli through Bihpuria. There is a road connection to Dhunaguri ghat from where one can reach Majuli.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Bihpuria had a population of 10,867. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bihpuria has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 82% and female literacy of 73%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Educational Institutes in Bihpuria[edit]

1. Bihpuria College.
2. Lohit Dikrong Higher Secondary School. Estd. 1937.
3. Bihpuria Collegiate Higher Secondary school.
4. Bihpuria Girls High School.
5. Bihpuria M.V. School.
6. Bihpuria 1 No. Town L.P. School. Estd. 1947.
7. Sankardev Sishu Niketan.
8. Bapuji Little Flower School.
9. Bihpuria Jatiyo Bidyaloy.
10. Dikrong Academy.
11. Pragnya Academy.
12.Lohit Valley Central School 13. Bihpuria Sadar L.P. School.
14. Kawaimari L.P. School.
15. 1 No. Marisa Pathar L.P. School.
16. 2 No. Marisa Pathar L.P. School.
17. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Bihpuria, Lakhimpur.
18. Gosaipothar L.P. School.
19. Bimala Prasad Chaliha Higher Secondary School.
20. Assam Andha Sishu Vidyalay.
21. Bimala Prasad Chaliha L.P. School
22. Bihpuria Udbastu High School. (Bengali Medium)
24.Homora Kachikota Navo jyoti LP School 25. Bihpuria Post Graduate Training School.26.Diksha Vidya Bhavan.[3]

Politics[edit]

Bihpuria is part of Tezpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

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