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Tamenglong District : Manipur

About District

The Tamenglong District had been known as Manipur West District before 1972. It is the farthest District from the state capital, Imphal and the District HQ. Tamenglong itself is also the farthest District HQ from Imphal being 147 Kms from the state Capital. Tamenglong District is bounded by Senapati District to the East, North Cashar Hills District of Assam to the West, Peren District Of Nagaland to the North and Churachanpur of Manipur to the South. Most of the land is hilly except a few pockets of flat lands such as Barak bank, Khoupum Valley and Kunphung. The total geographical area of the district is 4,391 Sq. Km. and the total population of the district is 1,37,959 as per Census 2011. The main rivers flowing in the District are Barak(Ahu), Irang, Makhru(Makhu), Iring, Ijei(Aga) and Apah rivers etc. Barak(Ahu) is the biggest river. The district is divided into 5 Sub-Divisions and 5 Blocks viz. Tamenglong, Tamei, Tousem, Nungba and Khoupum. The places of tourist interest in the district are Buning, Barak Waterfall, Kisha Khou, Zeilad Lake and Tharon Cave.

District at a Glance

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