(Last Updated on : 01/12/2008)
Badharghat is a town in West Tripura district in the state of Tripura in India. West Tripura is an administrative district with headquarters located at Agartala. The district covers an area of 2997 square kilometres and has a total population of 1,530,531 (according to the 2001 census). The four subdivisions of this district are Sadar, Sonamura, Khowai and Bishalgarh. This district also has sixteen blocks, namely Jampuijala, Mandwi, Melaghar, Bishalgarh, Kathalia, Hezamara, Jirania, Padmabhil, Tulashikar, Boxanagar, Teliamura, Mohanpur, Mungiakami, Dukli, Khowai and Kalyanpur.
As per the 2001 India census, the population of Badharghat is 47,660. Out of the total population, 51% are male and 49% are females. The average literacy rate of Badharghat is 80%, much higher than the national average of 59.5%. 53% of the males and 47% of the females are literate. 9% of the population consists of children below 6 years of age.