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|• Body||Tangla Town Committee|
|• Total||3.19 km2 (1.23 sq mi)|
|Elevation||84 m (276 ft)|
|• Density||5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Assamese , Bodo|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AS-27 (Udalguri)|
|Website||Udalguri District official website|
Tangla is a town and a town area committee in earlier Darrang district and present Udalguri district in the Indian state of Assam. It was a prominent business place Jute, Beetle Nut, Rice etc. and a host of small scale industries and centre of culture in erstwhile Darrang district. Mangaldai-Bhooteachang Road passes through Tangla Town connecting numerous Tea Estates along Indo-Bhutan Border. Tangla is famous for its weekly markets which is held on every Tuesday and Friday where vendors from the town itself and far flung areas come to trade in their Vegetables, Garments, Livestock etc.
Tangla Town Committee, with population of about 17 thousand is Harisinga sub district's only town committee located in Harisinga sub district of Udalguri district in the state Assam in India. Total geographical area of Tangla town committee is 3.19 km2. Population density of the city is 5387 persons per km2. There are 4 wards in the city, among them Tangla Ward No 03 is the most populous ward with population of 5427 and Tangla Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 2554.
Nearest railway station is Tangla which is within the city. Harisinga is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 25 km. District head quarter of the city is Udalguri which is 25 km away. Dispur (guwahati) is the state head quarter of the city and is 101 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2057 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 37°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8°C.
Tangla has a diverse population base including Assamese ,Bengali, Scheduled Tribes, Tea-tribes, Marowari, Muslim, Christian etc. which leads to its tolerant and rich culture. Every year Rongali Bihu, Durga Puja, Eid, Good Friday are celebrated
The distance from Tangla to its district head quarter Udalguri is 32 KM and 32 KM to Mangaldai, District Head Quarter of Darrang. The State Capital of Assam, Dispur is 101 KM away.
Tangla town is divided into 4 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. Tangla Town Committee has total administration over 3,872 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorized to build roads within Town Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
|Female to Male ratio||934 per 1000|
|Children to Adult ratio||957 per 1000|
|Male Literacy rate||89.79%|
|Female Literacy rate||82.28%|
|Children between ages 0~6 years||1593, 9.27% of total population|
Out of total population, 6,229 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,351 were males while 878 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 6229 working population, 91.06% were engaged in Main Work while 8.94% of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work. Tangla has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 70%. In Tangla, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Assamese is the major language spoken in the urban area while other widely spoken languages include Bengali, Bodo, Bhojpuri, Nepali, Hindi, Punjabi, English, etc. Assamese, Hindi and Bengali are spoken widely in the surrounding areas.
The economy of this place is heavily dependent on business. It is a business an commercial hub of the entire district. Cultivators of nearby places finds a good market to sell their products. There are a number of co-operative societies as well as banking institutes. This place also has two weekly market days, one on Tuesday and another on Friday. These markets attracts a large number of people around the district these days, often making transportation very cumbersome in the town. There are also a number of tea gardens located nearby and Tangla is the nearest commercial access point for them. Before 1950, most of them were owned by British tea companies.
Tangla is a part of Mangaldai Lok Sabha Constituency. Kamali Basumatari is the present MLA from 64 No. Paneri LAC.
The town is well connected to the rest of the state by the Mangaldai-Bhutiachang (MB Road/State Highway 4) which allows people to access the National Highway 52 at Mangaldai. The place is well connected by Railways too,It has Tangla railway station which has daily trains to Kamakhya, New Jalpaiguri, Dekargaon, Rangiya and Naharlagun. Bus services also provide good connectivity to different parts of state.
- Bordoloi Bhawan
- Congress Bhawan
- Tangla College
- Tangla College Park
- Tangla High School play Field
- Chadgari M.V School
- Tangla Satsang Vihar(Kukurakata)
- Lord Shiva Mandir
- Hanuman Mandir(Station Road)
- Sankardev Naam Ghar (Vaishnava Temple)
- Ganesh Mandir
- Burha-Gohain (Shaivite Temple)
- Durga Mandir (Purani Tangla)
- Sikh Gurudwara
- Jain Mandir
- Don Bosco Catholic Church
- Baptist Church
- Tangla Bara Masjid
- Banseria Masjid
Tangla is an education hub for the youth of entire district. There are many educational institutions that help good number of students come up with good grades each year.
|Tangla College||NAAC B accredited college. It offers bachelor's degrees in Arts,Commerce & Science streams,Diplomas in various computer fields.
MA,M.Sc (Maths),M.Com & PGDCA courses under IDOL,Guwahati University with a regular mode of classes
|Tangla Govt Higher Secondary||SEBA, AHSEC Arts|
|R.C. Saharia Teachere's Training College,||Offers Bachelor of Education degree (B.ED.)|
|K.K Handique State Open University||Offers various Bachelor's courses|
|North Darrang College,||Arts Junior College|
|National Pioneer College||Arts,Commerce & Science Junior College (Private)|
|Arunodoi Junior College||Science & Arts Junior College (Private)|
|Presidency Junior College||Junior College for Arts, Science and Commerce (Private)|
|NRDS Junior College||Junior College for Arts (Private)|
|Tangla Public College||Junior College for Arts (Private)|
|Don Bosco Higher Secondary School||Junior College for Arts (Private)|
|Tangla Higher Secondary School||SEBA|
|Tangla Girls High School||SEBA|
|Tangla Model High School||SEBA|
|Don Bosco School||SEBA|
|Auxilium Convent School||SEBA|
|Tangla English Medium High School||SEBA|
|Maharishi Vidya Mandir||CBSE|
|National Pioneer Public School||SEBA|
|Kendriya Jatiya Vidyapith||SEBA|
|Shankardev Sishu Niketan||SEBA|
|Jnanodai Vidyapeeth ( Kukurakata)||SEBA|
|Navodaya Jatiya Vidyalaya||SEBA|
|UN Academy School||SEBA|
|Jwnglari Foraisali School||SEBA|
|Don Bosco Kids World|
|Alma Mater Silver School|
|Kinderland Pre-School, Affiliated to International Montessori Curriculum|
|Nilachal Public School|
|Pranabananda Vidya Mandir|
Kalaguru Bishnu Rabha Thirty Bedded Govt Hospital is the nearest hospital of the town. There are a number of pharmacies,diagnostic centres and private practitioners in the town. A government run veterinary hospital is also located nearby.
- State Bank Of India
- Central Bank Of India
- Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
- UCO Bank
- The Assam Co-Operative Apex Bank Limited
- Honey Hotel & S.R Lodge(T.B Road)
- Monu Lodge (M.B Road)
- Hotel Ajanta (Station Road)
Tangla has decent landline, mobile and internet connectivity. Internet connectivity through wireless datacards and Broadband is available. The major cellular service providers are Airtel, IDEA, BSNL, Aircel, Vodafone, Reliance, Jio.
Railyway station: Tangla railway station
Police station: Tangla
Post Office: Tangla