Mathabhanga

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Mathabhanga
City
Mathabhanga is located in West Bengal
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Location in West Bengal, India
Mathabhanga is located in India
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga (India)
Mathabhanga is located in Asia
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga
Mathabhanga (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22Coordinates: 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Cooch Behar
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Mathabhanga Municipality
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total 21,110
Languages
 • Official Bengali[1][2]
 • Additional official English[1]
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
736146
Telephone code 03583
Lok Sabha constituency Cooch Behar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Mathabhanga (SC)
Website coochbehar.nic.in

Mathabhanga is a city and a municipality in Cooch Behar district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarters of the Mathabhanga subdivision.

Geography

Mathabhanga is located at 26°20′N 89°13′E / 26.33°N 89.22°E / 26.33; 89.22.[3] It has an average elevation of 50 m (160 ft). There are two rivers near Mathabhanga. One is Satranga (Sutunga) and the other is Mansai. When the sky is clear (mainly in summer, autumn and spring), the Himalayan range is visible.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[4] 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. ^ a b "Fact and Figures". www.wb.gov.in. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  2. ^ "52nd REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR LINGUISTIC MINORITIES IN INDIA" (PDF). nclm.nic.in. Ministry of Minority Affairs. p. 85. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mathabhanga
  4. ^ "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.
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