Mamit district


Mamit district
Mamit district
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Location of Mamit district in Mizoram
State Mizoram,  India
Headquarters Mamit
Area 3,026 km2 (1,168 sq mi)
Population 62,313 (2001)
Population density 21 /km2 (54 /sq mi)
Lok Sabha Constituencies Mizoram
Assembly Seats 3
Official website

Mamit district is one of the 8 districts of Mizoram state in India.

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Geography

The district is bounded on the north by Hailakandi district of Assam state, on the west by North Tripura district of Tripura state and Bangladesh, on the south by Lunglei district and on the east by Kolasib and Aizawl districts. The district occupies an area of 3025.75 km². Mamit town is the administrative headquarters of the district.

Divisions

The district has 4 R.D. Blocks, Mamit, Reiek, West Phaileng and Zawlnuam. The district has 3 legislative assembly constituencies. These are Hachhek, Dampa and Mamit.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Mamit district has a population of 85,757 ,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Andorra.[2] This gives it a ranking of 619th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 28 inhabitants per square kilometre (73 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 36.59 %.[1] Mamit has a sex ratio of 924 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 85.96 %.[1]

Flora and fauna

In 1985 Mamit district became home to Dampa Tiger Reserve, which has an area of 500 km².[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "198 Andorra 84,825 July 2011 est." 
  3. ^ Indian Ministry of Forests and Environment. "Protected areas: Mizoram. certificate". http://oldwww.wii.gov.in/envis/envis_pa_network/index.htm. Retrieved September 25, 2011. 

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