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Naharlagun is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Naharlagun is located in India
Naharlagun (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 UTC+5:30 (IST)
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.


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.