(Last Updated on : 06/07/2010)
Dinhata is the subdivisional headquarters of the Cooch Behar district of the western state of India , West Bengal
. It is situated 20 km. south of Cooch Behar. This subdivisional town is well connected to other parts of the state. Dinhata Railway Station which is the nearest railway station is on the Alipurduar - Bamanhat rail route. Civil Enclave Bagdogra is the nearest airport. It is located between 26.13° North latitude and 89.47° East longitude at a height of 36 metres (118 feet) above mean sea level.
According to the 2001 census report, Dinhata had 34,303 inhabitants. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49% of the population. In Dinhata, 9% of the population is less than six years of age. Dinhata has an average literacy rate of 80%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 84% and, female literacy rate is 75%.
Gosanimari is a nearby tourist attraction. Kamteswari Temple is about 8 km from Dinhata.
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