North Tripura district
উত্তর ত্রিপুরা জেলা
River scene in North Tripura
Tripura's four districts
|• Total||2,821 km2 (1,089 sq mi)|
|Elevation||29 m (95 ft)|
|• Density||210/km2 (540/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-TR|
North Tripura (Bengali: উত্তর ত্রিপুরা জেলা) is an administrative district in the state of Tripura in India. The district headquarters are located at Dharmanagar. The district occupies an area of 2821 km² and has a population of 590,655 (as of 2001).
The territory occupied by North Tripura district was part of the princely state of Tripura till 9 September 1949, when it was merged with the Union of India. The district came into existence on 1 September 1970, when the entire state was divided into three districts. On 14 April. 1995 Dhalai district was carved out from this district.
North Tripura is divided into three sub-divisions:
There are eleven assembly constituencies in this district: Pabiachhara, Fatikroy, Chandipur, Kailasahar, Kadamtala-Kurti, Bagbassa, Dharmanagar, Jubarajnagar, Panisagar, Pencharthal and Kanchanpur.
According to the 2011 census North Tripura district has a population of 693,281, roughly equal to the nation of Bhutan or the US state of North Dakota. This gives it a ranking of 503rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 341 inhabitants per square kilometre (880/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.32%. North Tripura has a sex ratio of 967 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 88.29%.
Sino-Tibetan languages spoken in North Tripura district include:
Flora and fauna
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01.
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
North Dakota 672,591
- Indian Ministry of Forests and Environment. "Protected areas: Tripura". Retrieved September 25, 2011.
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