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Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Bomdila is one of the 60 constituencies of the state of Arunachal Pradesh.

Bomdila
बोमडिला
City
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Bomdila is located in Arunachal Pradesh
Bomdila
Bomdila
Location in Arunachal Pradesh, India
Bomdila is located in India
Bomdila
Bomdila
Bomdila (India)
Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4Coordinates: 27°15′N 92°24′E / 27.25°N 92.4°E / 27.25; 92.4
Country  India
State Arunachal Pradesh
District West Kameng
Elevation 2,415 m (7,923 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,685
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-AR
Vehicle registration AR
Bomdila Town
DC Office, Bomdila

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GeographyEdit

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 2415 metres (7923 feet).

DemographicsEdit

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 inhabited by the Monpa, Sherdukpen, Miji, Bugun (Khowa) and Aka tribes.

FeaturesEdit

The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is near Bomdila. Tourism is new to Bomdila because of lack of infrastructure of roads in Northeast India. There are hotels Much of the food here is Tibetan. The Bomdila pass offers views of Kangto and Gorichen Peaks, the highest in the state. Visit GRL Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Visit apple orchards and orchid farms.

MediaEdit

Bomdila has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Bomdila. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.

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