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Dinhata

Dinhata
City
Dinhata is located in West Bengal
Dinhata
Dinhata
Location in West Bengal, India
Dinhata is located in India
Dinhata
Dinhata
Dinhata (India)
Dinhata is located in Asia
Dinhata
Dinhata
Dinhata (Asia)
Coordinates: 26°08′N 89°28′E / 26.13°N 89.47°E / 26.13; 89.47
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictCooch Behar
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyDinhata Municipality
Elevation
36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total36,124
Languages
 • OfficialBengali[1][2]
 • Additional officialEnglish[1]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
736135
Telephone code03581
Lok Sabha constituencyCooch Behar (SC)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDinhata, Sitai (SC)
Websitedinhata.in

Dinhata is a city and a municipality in Cooch Behar district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the headquarters of the Dinhata subdivision.

Geography

Dinhata is located at 26°08′N 89°28′E / 26.13°N 89.47°E / 26.13; 89.47.[3] It has an average elevation of 36 metres (118 feet).

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[4] Dinhata had a population of 36,124. Males constitute 50.78% of the population and females 49.22%. Dinhata has an average literacy rate of 91.61%, higher than state average of 76.26%: male literacy is 94.53% and, female literacy is 88.62%. In Dinhata, 7.88% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics

The total number of wards in the municipality are 16.[5]

Other information

A regional station of the Central Tobacco Research Institute, India is located in this town.[6]

Notable people

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 - Dinhata
  4. ^ "Dinhata Population Census 2011". Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Trinamul buzz ends in whimper in Dinhata". The Telegraph, India. Retrieved 2 June 2010.
  6. ^ "About Institution (Central Tobacco Research Institute)". Central Tobacco Research Institute. Archived from the original on 8 May 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2010.