North Lakhimpur

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North Lakhimpur
Urban Agglomeration
Nickname(s): NLP
North Lakhimpur is located in Assam
North Lakhimpur
North Lakhimpur
Location in Assam, India
North Lakhimpur is located in India
North Lakhimpur
North Lakhimpur
North Lakhimpur (India)
Coordinates: 27°14′29″N 94°6′20″E / 27.24139°N 94.10556°E / 27.24139; 94.10556Coordinates: 27°14′29″N 94°6′20″E / 27.24139°N 94.10556°E / 27.24139; 94.10556
Country  India
State Assam
District Lakhimpur
 • Body North Lakhimpur Municipality Board
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 101 m (331 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 59,814
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 787001[2]
Telephone code 91-3752[3]
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Vehicle registration AS-07

North Lakhimpur (/ˌlækɪmˈpʊər/ LAK-im-POOR) is a town in India and a municipal board in Lakhimpur district in the northeast India state Assam, about 394 kilometres (245 mi) north-east of Guwahati. It is the district headquarters of Lakhimpur district.

North Lakhimpur is also the name of the sub-division of Lakhimpur district where North lakhimpur town is located.

Geographical location[edit]

It is situated at 27° 13' 60 N and 94° 7' 0 E.[4] Significant parts of North Lakhimpur include Town Bantow, Chetia para, Khelmati, NT Road, DK Road, KB Road, CD Road, Nakari, Bormuria and Moidomia.


As of 2001 India census,[5] North Lakhimpur had a population of 54,262. Based on population, it is classified as a class-II city (between 50,000 and 99,999 inhabitants). According to the 2011 census, it has a population of 1,05,376.[6]

Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. North Lakhimpur has an average literacy rate of 89%, higher than the national average of 65%: male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is 87%. In North Lakhimpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Literature and Social Activist[edit]


North Lakhimpur is considered to be the 'Gateway to Arunachal'. It is well connected by air, road and rail.


Lilabari Airport (IXI) is located 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) away from the city. It connects Kolkata and Guwahati by Alliance Air.


The North Lakhimpur railway station is located at Nakari. It lies on the Rangia-Murkongselek section of Rangiya railway division.


North Lakhimpur is well connected by road. The National Highway 52 passes through the city. Both AC, non-AC buses are available from Assam State Transport Corporation and private bus stands which connect Guwahati and the other long distance routes.


Lakhimpur has an All India Radio relay station known as Akashvani Lakhimpur. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.

Print Media[edit]

Assamese newspapers published from North Lakhimpur are Asomiya Pratidin and Amar Asom .




Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ India Post. "Pincode search - North Lakhimpur". Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  3. ^ Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. "STD Codes for cities in Assam". Archived from the original on 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2008-07-28. 
  4. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. "North Lakhimpur, India Page". Retrieved 11-07-2008.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ Census of India. "Alphabetical list of towns and their population - Assam" (pdf). Retrieved 2008-05-21.