North Garo Hills district

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North Garo Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India.[1] The district headquarters are located at Resubelpara.[2] The district occupies an area of 1,113 km2 and has a population of 1,18,325 (as of 2001).

North Garo Hills district

North Garo
Location of North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya
Location of North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya
CountryIndia
StateMeghalaya
HeadquartersResubelpara
Government
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies4
Area
 • Total1,113 km2 (430 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total118,325
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitenorthgarohills.gov.in

HistoryEdit

The North Garo Hills district was carved out of the erstwhile East Garo Hills district. And whereas for public convenience and better administration the Governor of Meghalaya considers it necessary to upgrade the said Resubelpara Civil Sub-Division of East Garo Hills District into a full·fledged District.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

Resubelpara is the district headquarters of North Garo Hills District.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meghalaya set to be in country's railway map soon". The Economic Times. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Mukul to inaugurate N. Garo Hills today". The Telegraph. Calcutta. 27 July 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 25°53′39″N 90°35′59″E / 25.8943°N 90.5998°E / 25.8943; 90.5998