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Arunachal Pradesh attained its statehood on 20th February 1987. It is situated in the North-Eastern part of India with 83743 sq. kms area  and has a long international border with Bhutan to the west (160 km), China to the north and north-east (1,080 km) and Myanmar to the east (440 km). It stretches from snow-capped mountains in the north to the plains of Brahmaputra valley in the south. Arunachal is the largest state area-wise in the north-east region, even larger than Assam which is the most populous.
It is situated between latitude 26° 30' N and 29° 30 ' N and longitude 91° 30' E and 97° 30' E. Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh and located at an altitude of 530 meters above MSL. It is named after Itafort meaning fort of bricks built in 14th century A.D.
1 Population of State (2011 Census):
Approximate Population - 13.84 Lakhs
Actual Population - 1,383,727
Males - 713,912
Females - 669,815
2 Literate Persons - 766,005
3 Literacy Rate - 65.38%
Male Literacy - 72.55%
Female Literacy - 53.52%
4 Sex Ratio - 938 females to 1000 males
Child Sex Ratio - 972
5 Population Growth - 26.03%
6 Percantage of total Population - 0.11%
7 Density/km2 - 17
8 Density/mi2 - 43
9 Area km2 - 83,743
10 Area mi2 - 32,333
11 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) - 212,188
12 Male Population (0-6 Age) - 107,624
13 Female Population (0-6 Age) - 104,564
14 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) - 0.11%
15 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) - 0.11%
16 Total Child Population (0-6 Age) - Total Child Population (0-6 Age)
17 Member of Parliament - Rajya Sabha- 1, Lok Sabha-2
18 Member of Legislative Assembly - 60
19 Educational Institutions - University - 1, Engineering  Institute - 1, Polytechnic - 1, Industrial Training Institute- 3, Forester Training School - 1, Farmer's Training Centre - 1, Horticulture & Forest College - 1, Colleges - 7, Higher Secondary Schools - 68, High Schools - 103, Middle Schools - 329, Primary School - 1280, Pre-Primary Schools - 137
20 Major Health Centres - General Hospitals - 3, District Hospitals - 11
21 Places of Historical & Tourist Interest -
Bhismaknagar, Malinithan, Parashuram Kund, Itanagar, Tawang Monastery, Namdapha Wild life Sanctury, Tippi Orchid Centre, Akashiganga.
22 State Bird - Hornbill
23 State Animal - Mithun
24 State Flower - Rhynchostylis Retusa(Fox tail orchid)
25 Major Tribes - 20
Adi, nyishi (including Bangru & Puroik), Apatani, Bugun, Galo, Hrusso, Koro, Meyor, Monpa, Tagin, Mishmi (including Idu, Taroan & Kamman), Sajolang, Sartang, Tai Khamti (including Khamyang), Tangshang (including Muklom, Lonchang, Tutsa, Tikhak, Hawoi, Longri, Mungrey, Mushaung, Lungphi, Joglai, Ngaimong, Ponthai, Khalak, Lunghai, Halley, Chellim, Shechu, Shiangwal, Rera, Shiangtee, Dohe, Moital, Hatseng, Gajee, Gaja, Kochong, Lowchang, Laki, Gallon, Chamchang, Ringkhu, Shohra, Bowngtai, Rongrang etc. of Changlang District and Nocte, Wanchoo and Tutsa of Tirap District), Yobin, Singpho, Sherdukpen, Khamba, Memba.
26 Highest Peak in the State - Kangte (7090 mts. MSL), in West Kameng District.
27 Important Minerals - Dolomite, Graphite, Coal, Quartzite, Limestone, Crude Oil,  Natural Gas, Yello Ochre, Marble.
28 Other Natural Potential - Abundant forest resources and hydro-power potential.   
29 Important Wild Life :
Animals: - Mithun, Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, White Browed Gibbon, Red Panthers, Musk Deer.
Birds: - Hornbill, White Winged Duck, Green Pigeon, Sclater Monal, Bengal Florican, Temminick's Tragopan.
30 Important Festivals -
Mopin,Solung, Nyokum, Lossar, Si-Donyi,Boori-boot, Dree, Reh, Sipong Yong, Chalo-loku, Kshyatsowai, Tamladu, Sarok, Nichido, Sangken, Mopin,Oriah etc..
31 National Parks - Namdapha,   Mouling.
32 Main Rivers - Siang, Kameng, Subansiri, Kamla, Siyum, Dibang, Lohit, Noa - Dihing, Kamlang, Tirap.
33 No. of Districts - 17
34 No. of Sub-Divisions - 36
35 No. of Blocks - 57
36 No. of Circles - 149
37 Name of the Districts - Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papumpare, Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, East Siang, West Siang, Upper Siang, Dibang Valley, Lower Dibang Valley, Lohit, Changlang, Tirap, Kurung Kumey, Anjaw, Longding.
38 District Headquarters - Tawang, Bomdila, Seppa, Yupia, Ziro, Daporijo, Pasighat, Along, Yingkiong, Anini, Roing, Tezu, Changlang, Khonsa, Laying-Yangte, Hawai, Longding.
39 Major Towns - Itanagar, Naharlagun, Tawang, Bomdila, Rupa, Bhalukpong, Seppa, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Pasighat, Yingkiong, Roing, Tezu, Namsai, Khonsa.
   
   
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