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Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District(s) Upper Subansiri
Population 15,468 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Daporijo is a census town in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the headquarters of Upper Subansiri district. Daporijo is located at an elevation of 600 m above sea level.



As of 2001 India census[1], Daporijo had a population of 15,468. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Daporijo has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66% and, female literacy is 51%. In Daporijo, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age. Daporijo is Headquarter of Upper Subansiri District which is home land of four ethnic groups viz. Galo, Tagin, Hillmiri and Nah tribes. And of different belief background viz. Christianity, Donyi Poloism and Animism.



Dumporij town is next to Daporijo and just 13th KM away from Daporijo towards Basar. Dumporijo is inhabitant of Galo and Tagin ethnic peoples. There is a Christian Prayer Centre (Prayer House) at Kamru of Dumporijo.

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Coordinates: 27°59′10″N 94°13′18″E / 27.986064°N 94.221711°E / 27.986064; 94.221711


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