(Last Updated on : 06/07/2010)
Dharmanagar is a town located in the North Tripura district and is the second biggest town of Tripura
. It is located between 24.37° North latitude and 92.17° East longitude. Perched at a height of 21 metres (68 feet) above mean sea level, flash floods occur during the summer season and cause heavy damage. The nearest airport is in Silchar
and the National Highway 44 (NH 44) connects Dharmanagar to Guwahati
. The dense forests of Dharmanagar are inhabited by Kokborok tribes.
The estimated population of Dharmanagar is 32,912 inhabitants in 2006. Males constitute 51% of the population and the female sconstitute 49% of the population. 9% of the population is less than six years of age. Dharmanagar has an average literacy rate of 85%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 87% and, female literacy rate is 83%.
The town is embellished with beautiful and important temples such as the Hari Mandir and Kali Bari Mandir. The Bahai Temple
offers serene ambience for meditation. The scenic beauty of the hilly tea villages such as East Kameshwar , Ganganagar and Halflong is awesome.
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