bomdila

Bomdila is the headquarters of West Kameng district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Bomdila is located at 27.25°N 92.4°E. It has an average elevation of 2217 metres (7273 feet).

As of 2001 India census, Bomdila had a population of 6685. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Bomdila has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 63%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is inhabited by the Monpa, Sherdukpen, Miji, Bugun (Khowa) and Aka tribes.

The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is near Bomdila. Tourism is new to Bomdila because of lack of infrastructure of roads in Northeast India. There are hotels but they do not have heaters. Much of the food here is Tibetan. The Bomdila pass offers views of Kangto and Gorichen Peaks, the highest in the state. Visit GRL Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. Visit apple orchards and orchid farms.

Bomdila has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Bomdila. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.