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West Siang District : Arunachal Pradesh

About District


West Siang District with its HQ at Aalo, bounded on the North by China, on the East by Upper Siang and East Siang districts, on the South by Assam and on the West by Upper Subansiri & Lower Subansiri districts of Arunachal Pradesh, the homeland of various tribes like Galo, Minyong, Bori, Bokar, Pailibo, Ramos, Memba form a natural abode for very many species of orchids, diverse flora; fauna endowed with a dense vegetation, and a wide range of climatic and geographical variations, the district enjoys a moderate and comfortable climate. The total geographical area of the District is 8325 Sq. Km. and the total population of the District is 1,03, 575 as per 2001 census. Administratively the District is divided into 6 Sub Divisions, 11 CD Blocks and 20 Circles. The Malinithan (archaeological site), Akashiganga. (a water channel in the hill) and Gompa at Mechuka (one of the oldest monasteries) are important palaces in the District to visit.

District at a Glance


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