Tripura at a Glance

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Area of Tripura:

Total area (in sq km) 10,491.69
Altitude at Agartala (in mtr) 12.80
Latitude (North) 22°56' & 24°32'
Longitude (East) 91°09' & 92°20'
Extreme length (in km) 183.5
Extreme width (in km) 112.7
Border with Bangladesh (in km) 856
Border with Mizoram (in km) 109
Border with Assam (in km) 53

 

Population (According to 2011 Census) of Tripura:

Total 36,73,917
Male 18,74,376
Female 17,99,541
Rural 27,12,464
Urban 9,61,453
Children (0-6 yrs.) 4,58,014
Density (per sq km) 350
Sex ratio 960
Percentage of decadal variation,(2001-11) 14.84
Overall literacy rate 87.2
Male literacy rate 91.5
Female literacy rate 82.7

 

Schedule Caste population (According to 2011 Census) of Tipura:

Total 6,54,918
Male 3,34,370
Female 3,20,548
Proportion of SC population 17.8
SC females per thousand males 959

 

Schedule Tribe population(According to 2011 Census) of Tripura:

Total 11,66,813
Male 5,88,327
Female 5,78,486
Proportion of ST population 31.8
ST females per thousand males 983

 

Population by religion,(According to 2011 Census) of Tripura:

Hindu 3063903
Muslim 316042
Christians 159882
Buddhists 125385
Sikhs 1070
Jains 860
Others 1514
Religion not stated 5261

 

Administrative set-up (2014-15) in Tripura:

Districts 8
Autonomous District Council 1
Sub-Divisions 23
Blocks 58
Revenue Circles 32
Tehsils 187
Revenue Moujas 887
Police Stations 71
Member of Parliaments (including 1- Rajya Sabha) 3
Member of Tripura Legislative Assembly 60
Member of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) - (including 2- nominated Member) 30

 

Climate of Tripura

Normal annual rainfall (mm) 2,241.8
Average actual annual rainfall (mm) 1,870.1
Highest annual rainfall (mm) (Kanchanpur) 2,352.2
Normal rainy days (Nos.) 99.2
Actual rainy days (Nos.) 82.8
Lowest annual rainfall (mm) (Gandacherra) 1,518.9

 

Education (2014-15) in Tripura

Total Schools 4,818
J. B. Schools 2,409
S. B. Schools 1,251
High schools 586
H.S.(+2) schools 392
Madrassa 180
Universities 2
General Govt. Colleges 22
Engineering Colleges 2
Medical Colleges 2
Agriculture College 1
Law College 1
Music College 1
Polytechnic 5
Nurses Training Institutes 3
Regional Pharmacy Institute 1
Teachers Training College (IASE) 1
Physical Education College 1
Fishery College 1
Art College 1
Tripura Institute of Paramedical Sciences 1
Bhavan’s Tripura College Science & Technology 1
College of Veterinary Science & A.H. 1
Bhavan’s Tripura College of Teacher Education 1
Holy Cross College 1
Tribal Folk Music College 1

 

Land Utilisation (2014-15) in Tripura:

Total geographical area (ha) 10,49,169
Forest area (ha) 6,29,426
Area sown more than once (ha) 2,28,128
Current fallow land (ha) 1,150
Gross cropped area (ha) 4,83,488
Net cropped area (ha) 2,55,360

 

Irrigation (2014-15) in Tripura:

Cultivable area (ha) 2,55,241
Irrigable area (ha) 1,17,000
Area brought under irrigation (ha) [31-03-2015] 1,13,598
Area utilised (ha) [31-03-2015] 78,330

 

Forestry & Rubber (2014-15) in Tripura:

Total Forest area (sq km) 6294.29
Reserve forest (sq km) 3588.18
Protected forest (sq km) 1.597
Wildlife sanctuary 4
National Park 2
Plantation area of rubber (ha) 11,305.20

 

Fisheries (2014-15) in Tripura:

Cultivable area (ha) 25,973.30
Capture water area (ha) 7,878.76
Production of fish (MT) 64,710
Fish feed plants 19
Fisherman Co-operative Societies 143
Selp-Help Groups 1,464
Soil and water testing laboratories 27
Pabda Hatchery (Nos.) 4

 

Animal Resource Development Department (2014-15) in Tripura :

Veterinary hospitals (Nos.) 16
Veterinary dispensaries (Nos.) 60

 

Industries & Commerce (2014-15) in Tripura:

Industrial Estates 5
Industrial area 1
Industrial growth center 1
Public Sector Industrial Undertakings (No.) 4

 

Energy (2014-15) in Tripura:

Power generated (mu) 756.94
Power purchased (mu) 1,169.21
Consumers (Nos.) 6,76,880
Villages electrified (Nos.) 1,107
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