Itanagar

arunachal

SOURCE: THETRAVELBOSS

Itanagar the capital of Arunachal located in the north-eastern region of India, has a rich mixture of archaeological sites of great historical value and built up resources and institutions of great socio-cultural significance. Itanagar is a Notified Town city in district of Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh. The Itanagar Notified Town has population of 59,490 of which 30,497 are males while 28,993 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 7624 which is 12.82 % of total population of Itanagar (NT). In Itanagar Notified Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 951 against state average of 938. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Itanagar is around 914 compared to Arunachal Pradesh state average of 972. Literacy rate of Itanagar city is 85.17 % higher than state average of 65.38 %. In Itanagar, Male literacy is around 90.51 % while female literacy rate is 79.58 %.

Climate:

Itanagar features a humid subtropical climate, with dry, mild winters and warm, wet summers.

People:

Itanagar is inhabited by a number of tribes viz.,Adi, Apatani, Nyishi, Tagin, Galo, Monpa, Idu Mishmi, Singpho, Aka, Miji and lot more. Nyishis are the aborigines of the city.

Transport:

Air: Regular Helicopter service is available from Guwahati to Naharlagun (Itanagar). A greenfield Airport, few miles from city is under construction in Hollongi.

Road: National Highway 52A connects Itanagar to Assam and rest of the world. Regular bus and Innova services are available from Guwahati and (Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport).

Railway: The lone train station is at Yupia.

Census Data of Itanagar:

ITANAGER TOTAL MALE FEMALE
Population 59490 30,497 28,993
Literates 85.17% 90.51% 79.58%
Children (0-6) 7624
Child Sex Ratio 914
TOWN
POPULATION
HINDU
MUSLIM
CHRISTIAN
SIKH
BUDDHIST
JAIN
OTHERS
NOT STATED
ITANAGAR
59,490 40.9% 4.52% 29.5% 0.19% 2.88% 0.06% 21.1% 0.73%
SOURCE: CENSUS DATA 2011 & WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/ITANAGAR
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