About Tangla Town Committee


Tangla Town Committee is an Urban Local Body of Udalguri District, was established in 1962. Initially Tangla was a town of Darrang District, but presently it is a town of Udalguri District. With a population of 17,183 (as per 2011 census), Tangla Town covers an area of 3.19 sq. Km.. The Town authority of Tangla is consistantly working heard to provide better, clean, hygenic urban facilities to the citizen of the town.

Tangla Town Committee has total administration over 3,844 houses and 1820 trading organisation to which it supplies basic urban amenities . It is also authorize to build roads, construct drain system, develop PARK, within town area and impose taxes on properties, license fees to run a trade coming under its jurisdiction.The river naika and nonoi are flowing through the heart of the town works as a blessing of God.

  From the day of Koch dynasty the Tangla is known as Community business center. And in modern days too the Bhutanese come for business in winter season. In modern History, Historian defined name of Tangla is TANG + LA. Tang means small bunglow type hut and La means “LA” use for seal and joining crack substances. Bhutia people use the Tang ghar to make La and so it is called Tangla.
  Tangla, a historical business place of Indo-Bhutan trade. Earlier during the period of Darangia Koch Dynasty, the place was under Bhutan Kingdom. “CHATGARI” was the place for revenue collection of Bhutan King.

Tangla, a trade and commerce town is located on the northern bank of River Brahmaputra with its cardinal points, 26.657086°N 91.912479°E. The area of the town is 3.19 sq. KM. A number of tea gardens are located nearby and Tangla is the nearest commercial access point for them. The river Naika and Nonoi are flowing through the heart of the town. The nearest National Highway is NH-15 is 32 KMs from the Town. Tangla is well connected to all major urban centres of Assam and rest of India through Road and Rail.

The distance from Tangla to its district head quarter Udalguri is 32 KM and 32 KM to Mangaldai, District Head Quarter of Darrang. The Dispur, the State Capital of Assam is 99 KM away, where as Kokrajhar, Head Quarter of BTAD is 221 KM away.

Further, Tangla is a gateway to neighbouring country BHUTAN and its advangeous affinity to this foreign country keeps wide avenues of international trade in both India and Bhutan.

  As of 2011 India Census, Tangla had a population of 17,183. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Tangla has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 70%. In Tangla, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Assamese is the major languages spoken in the urban area while others vastly spoken languages include Bodo, Bengali, Nepali, Hindi, English, etc. Assamese, Bodo and Bangla are spoken widely in the surrounding areas.

Tangla is well connected by Road and Railway. The National Highway - 15 (NH -15) is 32 KMs away from the town and is well connected with numbers of roads.

Tangla is a railway station too. Nearly all trains halts at Tangla Railway Station.

The nearest Airport is Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Internationl Airport is 90 Km way.

  The Climate of the area affects human activities to a great extent. Rangia has a similar climatic condition with rest of the Brahmaputra valley with hot humid summer and cool dry winter. Mean annual maximum and minimum temperatures of those towns are 36.5 C and 8.1 C respectively. There is sufficient rainfall in summer with an annual average of 1852.20mm and a Ralative Humidity of 75%.


Contact Information

Office of the Tangla Town Committee
Mangaldai-Bhutiachang PWD Road,
Ward No. -2
Dist. Udalguri (BTAD), Assam
Phone : 03712
Web site : tanglatc.org.in
email : info@tanglatc.org.in