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
Government
 • Body North Lakhimpur Municipality Board
Area
 • 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.

Demographics[edit]

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]

Transportation[edit]

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

Air[edit]

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

Rail[edit]

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

Road[edit]

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.

Media[edit]

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 .

Education[edit]

College[edit]

School[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. 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.