Along, Arunachal Pradesh

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native_name = Along | type = city | latd = 28.17 | longd = 94.77
locator_position = left | state_name = Arunachal Pradesh
district = West Siang
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leader_name = |Ajoy Baidyaaltitude = 619
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 16,834| population_density =
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area_telephone = 03783
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Along is a census town and headquarters of the West Siang district of the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located about 150 km from Likabali which is at the border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Along is a valley and is extremely beautiful as far the scenic grandeur of this place is concerned. It has mountains all around with two rivers flowing through it - the Sipu and Siyom. Both these rivers converge at Belun Ghat and ultimately meet the Siang which is one of the biggest rivers in Arunachal Pradesh.

Geography

Along,now known as Aalo is located at coord|28.17|N|94.77|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/30/Along.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Along] ] . It has an average elevation of 619 metres (2030 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Along had a population of 16,834. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Along has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 75% of the males and 61% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age

Tourist Attractions

Ramakrishna mission campus,Patum bridge,Darka village,River Rafting at Siyom river,Kamki Hydropower dam,Orange orchards etc.

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