|— District —|
|Elevation||896 m (2,940 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-NL-PE|
Geography[edit | edit source]
It is bounded by Tuensang District in the north, Phek District in the west and Myanmar in the east. It is headquartered at Kiphire, which is at an altitude of 896 m above sea level. The major cities of this district are Seyochung, Sitimi, Pungro and Kiphire. Saramati (3,841 m), highest peak in Nagaland, is located in this district. Kiphire also has an earth station. Kisatong village is another tourist destination in the district.
Demographics[edit | edit source]
According to the 2011 census Kiphire district has a population of 74,033 , roughly equal to the nation of Dominica. This gives it a ranking of 625th in India (out of a total of 640). Kiphire has a sex ratio of 961 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 71.1 %.
Sangtam(Eastern), Yimchunger and Sema are the predominant tribes.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ a b c d "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Dominica 72,969 July 2011 est."
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