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General Information, Nagaland

Nagaland Profile

 

Total Area 16,579 Sq. Kms.
State Capital Kohima (1,444.22 mtrs, above sea level)
Population 19,78,502 persons (Census 20011)
Density of population 119 per sq. Km.
Sex Ratio 931F: 1000M
Literacy rate Total 79.55%
a. Male 79.55%
b. Female 76.11%
Biggest village Kohima village
Official language English
Average Rainfall 2500 mm
Highest Peak Saramati peak,Kiphire district (3840 metres)
Main Rivers Dhansiri, Doyang, Dikhu, Tizu, Lanye
Railway Head Dimapur
Airport Dimapur
Commercial Centre Dimapur
District with HQs 8 nos.
1. Kohima 2. Mokokchung 3. Tuensang 4. Mon 5. Wokha 6. Zunheboto 7. Phek 8. Dimapur (Chumukedima)
Seasons a. Heavy Rain – May to August
b. Occasional – Sept. to October
c. Dry Season – November to April
State Boundaries East – Myanmar & Arunachal Pradesh, West – Assam, North – Assam & Arunachal Pradesh, South – Manipur
Tribes Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Khiamniungan, Kuki, Konyak, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sumi, Sangtam, Yimchungrü, Zeliang.

 

DISTRICT – WISE AREA/POPULATION/DENSITY (Source : Provisional Census 2001)

 

State/District Total Population Sex Ratio (females per 1000 males) Density (per sq.km) Literacy rate.
Nagaland 19,78,502 931 119 79.55
Kohima 2,67,988 928 213 85.23
Mokokchung 1,94,622 925 120 91.62
Tuensang 1,96,596 929 90 73.08
Mon 2,50,260 899 140 56.99
Phek 1,63,418 951 81 78.05
Wokha 1,66,343 968 102 87.69
Zunheboto 1,40,757 976 112 85.26
Dimapur 3,78,811 919 410 84.79
KIphire 74,004 956 66 69.54
Longleng 50,484 905 89 72.17
Peren 95,219 915 55 77.95