Mangaldoi

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Mangaldoi
Town in Assam
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road(The Heart of Mangaldai)
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road(The Heart of Mangaldai)
Mangaldoi is located in Assam
Mangaldoi
Mangaldoi
Location in Assam, India
Mangaldoi is located in India
Mangaldoi
Mangaldoi
Mangaldoi (India)
Coordinates: 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03Coordinates: 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03
Country India
StateAssam
DistrictDarrang
Administrative DivisionNorth Assam Division
Sub-divisionMangaldai
Founded byGovernment of Assam
Named forMangaldahi (Mongola Devi)
Government
 • BodyMangaldoi Municipality Board
Area
(Including Gerimari C.T.)
 • Total10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2011)(Including Gerimari C.T.)
 • Total36,993
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mangaldaian
Languages
 • OfficialAssamese
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
784125(East,West and South),784529(North)
Vehicle registrationAS- 13****
Sex ratio923:1000 /
Websitedarrang.nic.in

Mangaldai /ˈmæŋɡəlˌdɔɪ/; also spelt Mangaldoi is a town in the Indian state of Assam. It was named after Mangaldahi, who was the daughter of the Rajah of Darrang and was married to Susenghphaa (r. 1603–1641), (also Pratap Singha), a ruler of the Ahom kingdom. Mangaldoi serves as the administrative headquarters of Darrang district.

Geography[edit]

Mangaldoi is located at 26°26′N 92°02′E / 26.43°N 92.03°E / 26.43; 92.03.[1] It has an average elevation of 34 m (112 ft).

Situated at the north bank of Brahmaputra river, the city is approximately 68  km from Guwahati and 94.1  km from Tezpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Mangaldoi had a population of 36,993(Including Gerimari). Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Mangaldoi had an average literacy rate of 92.57%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy was 94.95%, and female literacy was 90.09%. In Mangaldoi, 11% of the population was below 6 years of age .The population is largely of heterogeneous nature. Assamese, Bengali, Marwardi, Bihari, Punjabi communities form the majority. The town has a Hindu majority.

Schools and colleges[edit]

Mangaldai has a good number[vague] of schools and colleges, including Sankardev Sishu Niketan, Don Bosco High School, North East Academy, Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Kendriya Vidyalaya Mangaldai, Mangaldai Govt H S School, Mangaldai College, Mangaldai B. Ed. College, and Mangaldai Commerce College. Other newly established schools are Gurukul Group of Educational Wing, Jack and Jill English School, Gyan Sagar Academy, Ranjit Sarma Academy, and Brilliant Academy.

Governance[edit]

Mangaldoi is part of Mangaldoi (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Gurujyoti Das of BJP is the present MLA of Mangaldoi. Dilip Saikia of BJP is the present MP of Mangaldoi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mangaldoi
  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.
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2006. Retrieved 6 October 2008.

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