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Tripura

Capital Agartala
Date of Attaining Statehood 21st January, 1972
Population (Census 2011) 36,71,032
Area 10486 Sq. km
Districts 4
Official Language English and Bengali
Other Languages/Dialects 'Bengali' is the language used by the majority of people of Tripura. The other important language is 'Kak - Barak' or 'Tripuri' which belongs to the Tibeto - Burman group. The 'Tripuri' language uses the Bengali script. The dialects are Halam and sub- dialects are Rankhal and Chakma.
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) 4,71,829 (14.75%)
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 305
2011 350
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 948
2011 961
Literacy 2001 73.19
2011 87.75
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 31.13
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E) 17.4
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 60 (Click to see Link[PDF](0 bytes))
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Seats in Lok Sabha 2 (1 Tripura West, 2 Tripura East (ST))
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor Tathagata Roy
Chief Minister Shri Manik Sarkar
State Portal http://tripura.nic.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=26

 

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Capital       – Agartala

Population – 36,71,032 (Census 2011)
Area           –10486 Sq. km
Districts     – 4 (Four)


 

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Tripura Districts
Sl. No. Districts (Old) Head Quarter Area % of Area Population
(As per 2011 Census)
% of  Population   Map
1. Dhalai Ambassa 2523 24.06 377988 10.30 Dhalai
2. North Tripura Kailasahar 2821 26.90 693281 18.89 North Tripura
3. South Tripura Udaipur 2152 20.52 875144 23.84 South Tripura
4. West Tripura Agartala 2997 28.58 1724619 46.98 West Tripura

 

New Districts were created in Tripura in 2012. Available information is given below:

Administrative Setup


With creation of four new Districts, six Sub-Divisions and five Blocks, there has been further decentralization of the administrative set-up which would enable people to have better access and reach to the services delivered by the government.   There are now 8 Districts, 23 Sub-Divisions and 45 Blocks. The District wise break-up of the Sub-Division, Blocks, Panchayats, TTAADC villages and Nagar Panchayats is given in the Table below:-  

 

Sl. No. Name of Districts No. of Sub-Divisions No. of Blocks No. of Panchayats No. of Revenue Village No. of TTAADC Villages AMC/NP
1. West District 3 6 70 96 77 2
2. Sepahijala District 3 5 103 119 52 2
3. South District 3 6 90 138 70 3
4. Gomati District 3 7 62 134 95 2
5. North District 3 6 52 89 51 1
6. Unakoti District 2 3 51 78 28 2
7. Dhalai District 4 6 34 146 96 2
8. Khowai District 2 6 49 78 58 2
Total 23 45 511 878 527 16


District Wise Population (as per provisional figures of 2011 census)



Sl. No. Name of District Area in Sq. Km. Total Literacy % Sex Ratio Density
        Male Female Total    
1. West Tripura District 942.55 917534 94.45 88.10 91.31 972 973
2. Sepahijala District 1044.78 484233 89.40 78.62 84.14 952 463
3. Khowai District 1005.67 327391 93.17 83.39 88.37 961 326
4. South Tripura District 1534.2 433737 93.39 79.54 85.09 956 283
5. Gomati District 1522.8 436868 91.92 80.23 86.19 959 287
6. North Tripura District 1444.5 415946 91.88 85.57 88.77 968 288
7. Unakoti District 591.93 277335 91.61 83.40 87.58 966 469
8. Dhalai District 2400 377988 92.45 80.83 86.82 945 157
Tripura 10486.43 36710232 92.18 83.15 87.75 961 350

 

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