|— District —|
|• Total||1,628 km2 (629 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-NL-WO|
Geography[edit | edit source]
It covers an area of 1,628 km². Its capital is the town of Wokha.
Economy[edit | edit source]
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Wokha one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the three districts in Nagaland currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
Demographics[edit | edit source]
According to the 2011 census Wokha district has a population of 166,239 , roughly equal to the nation of Saint Lucia. This gives it a ranking of 595th in India (out of a total of 640). Wokha has a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 87.6 %.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme". National Institute of Rural Development. http://www.nird.org.in/brgf/doc/brgf_BackgroundNote.pdf. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- ^ 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. "Saint Lucia 161,557 July 2011 est."
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