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Naharlagun is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Naharlagun is located in India
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°06′11″N 93°42′03″E / 27.103029°N 93.700848°E / 27.103029; 93.700848Coordinates: 27°06′11″N 93°42′03″E / 27.103029°N 93.700848°E / 27.103029; 93.700848
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District Papum Pare
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 36,158
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 0360
ISO 3166 code IN-AR
Vehicle registration AR
Climate Cwa

Naharlagun is a town situated in the foothills of Himalayas in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, 10 km from the capital city of Itanagar, it is at an altitude of 200 metres from sea level. Surrounded by mountains, Naharlagun is a small town which sees annual long monsoon rains. The weather is sub-tropical, with hot and humid summer and temperate winter.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Naharlagun had a population of 26,912. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Naharlagun has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 62%. In Naharlagun, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


It is connected by rail with Naharlagun railway station, Arunachal Pradesh's first railway station. It has also a helicopter service of Pawan Hans to Dibrugarh Airport and Guwahati Airport. It is connected by road to the rest of country via Guwahati which is 380 KM away.


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  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.