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Bomdila
Bomdila
Location of Bomdila
in Arunachal Pradesh and India
Coordinates 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District(s) West Kameng
Population 6,685 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

2,217 m (7,274 ft)

Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Tourist attractions of Bomdila include Buddhist temples, craft centres, the district museum, a sports complex, trekking, hiking and the Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Geography

Bomdila is located at 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4[1]. It has an average elevation of 2217 metres (7273 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[2], Bomdila had a population of 6685. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bomdila has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 63%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is largely inhabited by the Monpa and Sherdukpen tribes.

See also

  • Wikipedia:WikiProject Indian cities

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bomdila
  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. http://web.archive.org/web/20040616075334/http://www.censusindia.net/results/town.php?stad=A&state5=999. Retrieved 2008-11-01.  

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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Bomdila is a city in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Three Buddhist monasteries just outside the town.
  • Pasang, central market area. Tel:+91 3782 222-627
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