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Agartala City

agartala city

Country: India
State:Tripura
Location: Western part of Tripura
Area: 58.84 km2
Altitude: 12.80 m
Population: 399,688
Language: Bengali, English
Known for: Capital of Tripura state
Nearby Cities: LudhKhowai, Belonia, Kamalpur, Banamalipur, Dhaleswar, Pratapgar

Located in the north-east part of India, Agartala is the capital city of Tripura state. With the population 399,688, Agartala is the second largest city of North-East India after Guwahati. Situated in a plain area on the bank of Haora River, it is planned and founded by Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. In the era of 1940s, entire area was planned with well developed road and market buildings.
Agartala has humid subtropical climate and it experiences rain almost all the year.

Agartala Tourism
Located in the lap of natural beauty, Agartala has dozens of tourists' attractions including religious places, parks, museum, and natural landscapes. Important tourists' places are:

Religious Places
Temples
Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Jagannath Temple
Durga Bari Temple
Ram Thakur's Ashram
Pagla Debata Temple
Kalibari Temple
Umamaheshwar Temple
Pagli masi Temple
Ramkrishna Mission, Math Chowmani
Bhavatarani Temple
Baba Loknath Temple

Mosques
Gedu Miyar Masjid

Churches
Agartala Baptist Church, (the oldest church in Agartala)
Agartala City Baptist Church
Khakotor Baptist Church
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Capital Baptist Church
Palace Baptist Church
Don Bosco Catholic Church
Presbyterian Church

Monasteries
Benuban Bihar

Museum
Tripura State Museum

Parks
Children's Park
Nehru Park
Rabindra Kanan Park
Kishans Park
Heritage Park
Rose Valley Park
Other Places
Sipahijalo Zoo
Neermahal
Pilak (7th & 8th century old Buddhist sculpture)
College Tilla
Jampui Hill
Rose Valley
Agartala City Centre

How to Reach??
By Road: Agartala has good connectivity of road; in addition, the National Highway 44 connects it with the city Guwahati (Assam), Shilong, (Meghalaya), Aizawl (Mizoram) etc. It is also connected with the Bangladesh capital city Dhaka.
By Rail: Agartala is also connected with railway line; you can reach the city by rail as well.
By Air: Interestingly, Agartala Airport is the second busiest airport in the north-east region; you can take direct flight for the cities Imphal, Silchar, Aizwal, Guwahati, Kolkata etc.

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