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Arunachal Pradesh

Capital Itanagar
Date of Attaining Statehood 20 February, 1987
Population (Census 2011) 13,82,611
Area 83743 sq. km
Districts 16
Official Language English
Other Languages/Dialects The number and diversity of languages/dialects spoken in Arunachal Pradesh are not conclusively known. 30, possibly 50, distinct languages/dialects in addition to innumerable dialects and sub-dialects coinciding with tribal areas are in use. Some of them are Nyishi, Dafla, Miji, Adi, Gallong, Wancho, Tagin, Hill Miri, Mishui, Mohpa, Nocte, Aka, Tangsa, Khamti. Vast majority of them belong to the Tibeto - Burman language family. Hindi is making constant inroads. Nagamese is fairly widely used as a link language in some areas.
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) 284643(25.92%)
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 13
2011 17
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 893
2011 920
Literacy 2001 54.34
2011 66.95
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 64.63
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E)   0.6
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 60
Seats in Lok Sabha 2  (1 Arunachal West, 2 Arunachal East)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma
Chief Minister Shri Nabam Tuki
State Portal http://arunachalpradesh.nic.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=3

 

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Sl. No. Districts Head Quarter Area % of Area Population
(As per 2011 Census)
% of  Population   Map
1. Anjaw Hawai 3234 3.86 21089 1.53 Anjaw
2. Changlang Changlang 4662 5.57 147951 10.70 Changlang
3. East Kameng Seppa 4134 4.94 78413 5.67 East Kameng
4. East Siang Pasighat 4005 4.78 99019 7.16 East Siang
5. Kurung Kumey Koloriang   0.00 89717 6.49 Kurung Kumey
6. Lohit Tezu 2402 2.87 145538 10.53 Lohit
7. Lower Dibang Valley Roing   0.00 53986 3.90 Lower Dibang Valley
8. Lower Subansiri Ziro 10135 12.10 82839 5.99 Lower Subansiri
9. Papum Pare Yupia 2875 3.43 176385 12.76 Papum Pare
10. Tawang Tawang Town 2085 2.49 49950 3.61 Tawang
11. Tirap Khonsa 2362 2.82 111997 8.10 Tirap
12. Upper Dibang Valley Anini   0.00 7948 0.57 Upper Dibang Valley
13. Upper Siang Yingkiong 6188 7.39 33146 2.40 Upper Siang
14. Upper Subansiri Daporijo 7032 8.40 83205 6.02 Upper Subansiri
15. West Kameng Bomdila 7422 8.86 87013 6.29 West Kameng
16. West Siang Along 8325 9.94 112272 8.12 West Siang
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