Hamren

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Hamren
হামৰেণ
Town
Hamren is located in Assam
Hamren
Hamren
Hamren is located in India
Hamren
Hamren
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 25°55′24″N 92°36′30″E / 25.923300°N 92.608300°E / 25.923300; 92.608300Coordinates: 25°55′24″N 92°36′30″E / 25.923300°N 92.608300°E / 25.923300; 92.608300
Country  India
State Assam
District West Karbi Anglong
Government
 • Body Hamren Town Committee
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,694
Languages
 • Official Assamese, English
 • Regional Karbi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 782486
Vehicle registration AS

Hamren (IPA: ˈhæmrən) is a town and headquarter of West Karbi Anglong district in the Indian state of Assam. The town is situated on a hill.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Hamren had a population of 8694. Males constitute 4406 (50.5%) of the population and females 4288 (49.5%). Hamren has an average literacy rate of 86%, higher than the national average of 74%: male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is 82%.

Tourism attractions[edit]

The town is surrounded by green hills. Breeze blow the town throughout the year. Kapili river passes through it.. Towards its southern border, there are the hills of Meghalaya and the lake of Borapani. Some important places to visit in Hamren are Boithalangso, Amtreng, Dongka, Khanduli, Tika hills etc.

Education[edit]

There are one private college, one Higher Secondary School and six high schools under the Asst. Inspector of Schools Office. Those are:

  • Church of God High School
  • Don Bosco High School
  • Girl's High School
  • Government Higher Secondary School
  • Jirsong Government High School
  • Presbyterian Mission School, Hamren
  • Rishabh Junior College, Baithalangso
  • RongKarbi High School
  • Waisong College

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