Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Rangia | type = city | latd = 26.47 | longd = 91.63
locator_position = left | state_name = Assam
district = Kamrup
altitude = 39
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 24,893| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
area_telephone = 03621
Rangia (also spelt as Rangiya) is a city and a
municipal boardin Kamrup districtin the Indian state of Assam. It is the regional divisional headquarters of the North East Frontier Railway.
Rangia is located at coord|26.47|N|91.63|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/3/Rangia.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rangia] ] . It has an average elevation of 39
metres (127 feet).
The word "Rangia" come from two Assamese word "ran" and "dia", which together means 'to give fight'.
As of 2001India census[GR|India] , Rangia had a population of 24,893. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Rangia has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Rangia, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. In this town people from different communities used to live here.
Rangiya is part of
Mangaldoi (Lok Sabha constituency). [cite web
url = http://archive.eci.gov.in/se2001/background/S03/AS_ACPC.pdf
title = List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies
accessdate = 2008-10-06
work = Assam
publisher = Election Commission of India ]
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