|Elevation||36 m (118 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Cooch Behar (SC)|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Dinhata, Sitai (SC)|
Dinhata is located at  It has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 feet)..
As of 2011[update] India census, Dinhata had a population of 36,124. Males constitute 50.78% of the population and females 49.22%. Dinhata has an average literacy rate of 91.61%, higher than state average of 76.26%: male literacy is 94.53% and, female literacy is 88.62%. In Dinhata, 7.88% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Dinhata has a notable political history. Hossain Mohammad Ershad, a former President of Bangladesh, had studied in Dinhata High School. His son was born in Dinhata and some of his relatives now live there. Kamal Guha, Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Forward Block, former agriculture minister of the Government of West Bengal, was from Dinhata.
Total number of wards in the municipality: 16
A regional station of the Central Tobacco Research Institute, India is located in this town.
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