Mahur, Assam

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Mahur
মাহুৰ
town
Mahur is located in Assam
Mahur
Mahur
Mahur is located in India
Mahur
Mahur
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 25°10′N 93°07′E / 25.17°N 93.12°E / 25.17; 93.12Coordinates: 25°10′N 93°07′E / 25.17°N 93.12°E / 25.17; 93.12
Country  India
State Assam
District Dima Hasao
Government
 • Body Mahur Town Committee
Elevation 727 m (2,385 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,485
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Vehicle registration AS

Mahur (IPA: mɑːʊə) is a town and a town area committee in Dima Hasao district in the Indian state of Assam.

Geography[edit]

Mahur is located at 25°10′N 93°07′E / 25.17°N 93.12°E / 25.17; 93.12.[1] It has an average elevation of 727 metres (2385 feet).

Transportation[edit]

Though there is no direct Air connection to Mahur, one can fly to Guwahati or Silchar or Dimapur from where easy road or rail options are available. Mahur railway station of Lumding-Badarpur section provides the rail connectivity in Mahur with Guwahati and Silchar.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mahur had a population of 5485. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Mahur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 71%. In Mahur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mahur
  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.