Mangaldoi

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Mangaldai
City in India
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road(The Heart of Mangaldai)
View of Mangaldoi Repose building in LNB Road(The Heart of Mangaldai)
Mangaldai is located in Assam
Mangaldai
Mangaldai
Location in Assam, India
Mangaldai is located in India
Mangaldai
Mangaldai
Mangaldai (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
State Assam
District Darrang
Founded by Government of Assam
Government
 • Body Mangaldoi Municipality Board
Elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 42,946
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 784125(East,West and South),784529(North)
Vehicle registration AS- 13****
Sex ratio 923:1000 /
Website darrang.nic.in

Mangaldai, /ˈmæŋɡəlˌdɔɪ/; also spelt Mangaldoi) is a city in the Indian state of Assam. It was named after Mangaldahi, who was the daughter of the Rajah of Darrang and was married to 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 65 km from Guwahati and 90 km from Tezpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Mangaldoi had a population of 42,946. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Mangaldoi had an average literacy rate of 91%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 92%, and female literacy was 90%. 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.

Governance[edit]

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

Gurujyoti Das of BJP is the present MLA of Mangaldoi. Ramen Deka 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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2008-10-06. 

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