About Belonia

Belonia is an important town and the district headquarters of South Tripura district and shares its boundaries with Bangladesh. Belonia is particularly famous for Pilak and Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary located here.

Demography of Belonia

Belonia has a population of 19,996 according to 2011 India census. The population of male is 52% and that of the female is 48%. Belonia has an average literacy rate of 95% with 54% male and 46% female literates.

Tourism in Belonia

Belonia is a very important town in South Tripura district. Belonia houses two of the most important tourist places in Tripura namely Pilak and Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary. While Pilak is known as a marvelous historical spot, Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary is a spectacular wildlife area known for its flora and fauna. Tourists in Belonia should make a point to visit these tourist spots located in Belonia.

Pilak

Pilak

Situated in Belonia, Pilak is a wonderful specimen of nature. Pilak is a treasure house of Hindu and Buddhist sculpture and is important for the archaeological remains of the 8th and 9th century in Tripura. Pilak dates back to the 8th and 9th century. Images and sculptures are scattered all over the place. The images, terracotta plaques and sealing found in Pilak reflect the survival of heterodox creed and sects representing both Hinduism and Buddhism. Also found in Pilak are colossal stone images of Avolokiteshwar and Narasimha which is a matter of interest to both the archaeologists and the tourists visiting the state. From time to time excavation works are carried out in Pilak in which a number of gold coins, rock cut inscriptions and images of Buddha have been found which indicates that Pilak has a close connection with the ancient Buddhist centre, Mainamoti.

Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary

Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated approximately 60 Km away from Belonia, Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary is a splendid sanctuary rich in flora and fauna. The sanctuary is famous as a dwelling place of Bison and migrating birds that come from Siberia and other places during winter. The sanctuary has varied and rich flora. There are a number of tree species, shrubs, herbs, climbers, grass etc. in the sanctuary. Among the medicinal plants Kurcha, Vasak, Tulsi, Sarpaganda, Bel, Rudraksha, Chirata, Kalamegh etc. are available in bounty here. Wildlife found in the sanctuary include hollock gibbon, capped langur, wild boar, golden langur, Indian bison and many other animals. Several species of birds are found inside the sanctuary including Pheasant tailed Jacana, White breasted King Fisher, Red Jungle Fowl, Indian Black Drongo, Jungle Myna, Red Jungle Fowl, Parrot, Eagle, Dove, Hornbill, etc.

Transport Services in Belonia

Belonia is situated at a distance of 90 km from the capital city Agartala. You can reach Belonia from Agartala.

By Air: The nearest airport to Belonia is Agartala.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Belonia is Agartala.

By Road: Belonia can be reached by buses from Agartala. In Belonia buses and auto rickshaws are the local means of transport.

Banks in Belonia

Banks in Belonia serve the people here by providing financial services. Banks like State Bank Of India, Canara Bank, Axis Bank, United Bank Of India and so on have their branches in Belonia. Find below the contact details of banks in Belonia.

SBI


State Bank Of India
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: 03823-224888, 222240, 222526
IFSC Code: SBIN0006093

United Bank Of India
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: (03823) 222237
IFSC Code: UTBI0BEN294

UCO Bank
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: 9436952667
IFSC Code: UCBA0002835

United Bank Of India
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: 9862136181
IFSC Code: UTBI0BRFY29

United Bank Of India
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: 9774276225
IFSC Code: UTBI0HRMY25

Axis Bank
Address: Belonia, Tripura
Phone: 3823- 222034/ 030/ 031
IFSC Code: UTIB0002561

Bank Of India
Address: Belonia, Tripura
IFSC Code: BKID0005093

Canara Bank
Address: Belonia, Tripura
IFSC Code: CNRB0004148

Emergency Services in Belonia

The town of Belonia is developed enough to deal with emergency situations. There are healthcare centers, police stations and fire stations in Belonia to provide with basic emergency services to the people. Here is a list of important emergency contact numbers in Belonia you should contact in case of any emergency situation in the town.

Healthcare in Belonia

Healthcare service is of utmost importance to the town of Belonia. Here is a list of important contact details of healthcare in Belonia.

Chief Medical Officer/District Family Welfare Officer health
Phone: 0823222126

Sub Divisional Medical Officer
Phone: 9436502453

SDPM
Phone: 8794558807

District Health Officer/District Malaria Officer
Phone: 082322126

District TB Officer
Phone: 082322126

Belonia Police Station

Find below the contact details of Belonia Police Station

Belonia Police Station
Phone: 913823-222-214

Belonia Fire Station

Mentioned below is the contact details of Belonia Fire Station

Belonia Fire Station
Phone: (03823) 222-228

Electrical Division in Belonia

Detailed below is the contact details of electrical division in Belonia.

Electrical Division, Belonia
Phone: 03823-222620

Electrical Sub-Divn., Belonia
Phone: 03823-222249

Disaster Management, Belonia

Below is mentioned the contact details of disaster and crisis management in the town of Belonia.

Disaster Management, Belonia
Phone: 03823-222-210, 03823-222-268

Crisis management, Belonia
Phone: 03823-222-210

Administration in Belonia

Find below the contact details of SDM and DM of Belonia

SDM Belonia
Phone: 03823-222231

DM & Collector, South, Belonia
Phone: 03823 222 012

Belonia Fact File

District: South Tripura
Geographical coordinates: 23.25°N 91.45°E
Elevation: 23 m
Languages: Bengali, Kokborok, English
Telephone code: 03823

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