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Bomdila is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Bomdila is located in India
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District West Kameng
Elevation 2,217 m (7,274 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,685
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Bomdile is one of the 60 constituencies of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The MLA for this region (in August 2016) is Japu Deru.


Bomdila is located at 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4.[1] It has an average elevation of 2217 metres (7273 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Bomdila had a population of 6685. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bomdila has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 63%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is inhabited by the Monpa, Sherdukpen, Miji, Bugun (Khowa) and Aka tribes.


The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is near Bomdila. Tourism is new to Bomdila because of lack of infrastructure of roads in Northeast India. There are hotels but they do not have heaters. Much of the food here is Tibetan. The Bomdila pass offers views of Kangto and Gorichen Peaks, the highest in the state. Visit GRL Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Visit apple orchards and orchid farms.


Bomdila has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Bomdila. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bomdila
  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. 

External links[edit]

  • Bomdila travel guide from Wikivoyage