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Mathabhanga

Mathabhanga
মাথাভাঙ্গা
City
Mathabhanga is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Koch Bihar
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,110
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 736146
Telephone code 03583
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga (SC), Sitalkuchi (SC)
Website .in.niccoochbehar

Mathabhanga is a city and a municipality in Koch Bihar district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Geography

Mathabhanga is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 50 m (160 ft). There are 2 rivers near Mathabhanga. One is Satranga (Sutunga) and the other is Mansai. When the sky is clear (mainly in summer, autumn and spring), mountains of Himalayas are visible.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mathabhanga had a population of 21,110. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mathabhanga has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Mathabhanga, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mathabhanga
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
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