Shillong Cantonment

Shillong Cantonment is a cantonment town in East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya.

Shillong Cantonment
city
Shillong Cantonment is located in Meghalaya
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment
Location in Meghalaya, India
Shillong Cantonment is located in India
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment (India)
Coordinates: 25°34′00″N 91°53′00″E / 25.5667°N 91.8833°E / 25.5667; 91.8833Coordinates: 25°34′00″N 91°53′00″E / 25.5667°N 91.8833°E / 25.5667; 91.8833
Country India
StateMeghalaya
DistrictEast Khasi Hills
Population
 (2001)
 • Total12,385
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationML

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2001 India census,[1] Shillong Cantonment had a population of 12,385. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Shillong Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 69%. In Shillong Cantonment, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.