Shillong Cantonment

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Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment is located in Meghalaya
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment
Location in Meghalaya, India
Shillong Cantonment is located in India
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment
Shillong Cantonment (India)
Coordinates: 25°34′00″N 91°53′00″E / 25.5667°N 91.8833°E / 25.5667; 91.8833Coordinates: 25°34′00″N 91°53′00″E / 25.5667°N 91.8833°E / 25.5667; 91.8833
Country India
DistrictEast Khasi Hills
 • Total12,385
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationML

Shillong Cantonment is a cantonment town in East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya.


As of the 2001 India census,[1] Shillong Cantonment had a population of 12,385. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Shillong Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 69%. In Shillong Cantonment, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.