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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[update] India census, 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.
- "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
- "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.