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Along, Arunachal Pradesh
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— city —
Location of Along
in Arunachal Pradesh and India
Coordinates 28°10′N 94°46′ECoordinates: 28°10′N 94°46′E
State Arunachal Pradesh
District(s) West Siang
Population 16,834 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
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 (Brahmaputra) which is one of the biggest rivers in Arunachal Pradesh. There is an airport at Along serving remote areas of Arunachal Pradesh state of India (Bharath).
3 Tourist attractions
Along, now known as Aalo is located at 28.17°N 94.77°E. It has an average elevation of 619 metres (2030 feet).
As of 2001 India census, 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
Tourist attractions include the Ramakrishna mission campus, Patum bridge, Darka village, river rafting at Siyom River, Kamki Hydropower Dam and Orange orchards.