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Lawngtlai District : Mizoram

About District

The Lawngtlai district is located in the southern most part of Mizoram having international boundaries with Bangladesh in the west and Myanmar in the east. The district is bounded by Lunglei and Saiha District in the north and in the south respectively. The District was created on the 11th November, 1998. Lawngtlai District covered an area of 2258 The physical feature is mainly hilly except some small strip of low lying area a long the western side of Chamdur Valley . The hills are of a mountainous system with a soft earth surface. Lawngtlai is the Headquarters of the District. It comprises three administrative Sub-Divisions, Viz. Lawngtlai, Chawngte and Sangau and four Rural Development Blocks which are Lawngtlai, Bungtlang, Sangau and Chawngte. The inhabitants of the District are mainly the ethnic groups of tribals like Lai and Chakma, who are among the minor tribal communities of Mizoram. The main occupation is cultivation and the rural population largely depends on agriculture for their subsistence.

District at a Glance

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