Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh, India

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Namsai

Arunachal Pradesh, India

The Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh is a foothill district. It was carved out of Lohit District in 2014 and became the 18th District of the state. The District is situated at north easternmost part of the country and lies between 95.45 to 96.20 E longitudes/ 27.30 to 27.55 N latitudes with a geographical area of about 1587 sqkm. The district is surrounded by Tinsukia district of Assam in the West & South West, Changlang district in the South & South East, Anjaw & Lohit in the East and Lohit in the North.

The Headquarter of the district is also called by the name “NAMSAI” which in Khampti means Water & Sand (NAM – Water , SAI – Sand)

As per population census 2011, the district has a population of 95950 with male female ratio of 984.19 per thousand and a population density of 60.46 per sqkm. The main stream of economy of the district comes from land and forest based activities.

Namsai Travel Tips

Plan your trip when the weather is fine and make sure to pack all your essentials. Be a part of the local  Culture and respect them, if you want to visit in monsoon season don't forget to carry  warm cloths, rain coat or umbrella,bsnl & airtel sim prefer.

Namsai Facts

Situated near the Nao-Dihing river, the township received a major boost when the much-awaited bridge over the river was inaugurated in March 2002. The bridge is 660.37m long and recently it came to the 2nd position in Arunachal Pradesh after the inauguration of Parasuram Bridge, which is 85 km ahead of Namsai. Some 30 km to the east lies the Diyun Town. The road to Diyun takes a turn from the NH52. This road was developed by Oil India Limited which is still functioning although it worsening with each year. Just 75 km from Tinsukia Town, the major railway station, Namsai is fast developing as a township.

How to Reach

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Flight By Air

The nearest airport is Mohanbari (Dibrugarh) airport situated in Assam at 123kms from Namsai. Cabs can be availed on arrival from Mohanbari to travel to Namsai.

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Train By Train

The nearest railway station is the ‘New Tinsukia Junction’ which is situated in Assam and at just 79.7 kms from Namsai. Cabs and buses can be availed from Tinsukia to travel to Namsai.

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Car By Road

Namsai is well connected by road with the neighbouring towns of Assam. Daily day and night bus services are available from Namsai to Tinsukia, Guwahati, Siliguri and Itanagar. Cabs or Taxis can also be availed

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The Golden Pagoda of Namsai, also known as Kongmu Kham, in the Tai-Khamti language, is a Burmese-style Buddhist temple that was opened in 2010. It is located on a 20 hectares complex in Namsai District of Arunachal Pradesh, India and at a distance of 68 km from the...

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