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Changlang District : Arunachal Pradesh

About District

Changlang District covered with picturesque hills lies in the southeastern corner of Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India. It has an area of 4,662 sqr. Km and a population of 1,48,226 persons as per 2011 Census. According to legend the name Changlang owes its origin to the local word CHANGLANGKAN which means a hilltop where people discovered the poisonous herb, which is used for poisoning fish in the river. The District is bounded by Tinsukia District of Assam and Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh in the north, by Tirap District in the west and by Myanmar in the south-east. The district Headquarter, Changlang and Sub-Divisional Headquarter Jairampur are declared as urban and whereas, rest of the area of the district are still considered as rural. The Changlang district has four Sub-Divisions, seven CD Blocks and thirteen Circles. Changlang district is home land of facscinating and interesting tribes such as Tangsa, Singpho and Tutsa, and also found Nocte, Lisu (Yobin), Deori and few Adibasi tribes. Miao, Namdapha - Tiger Reserve and National Park, Vijonagar, Jairampur, Stilwell Road (Ledo Road), Wold War II Cemetery, Nampong and Lake of no Return are some of the interesting places to visit in the District.

District at a Glance

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