|Elevation||1,218 m (3,996 ft)|
|• Official||Meiteilon (Manipuri)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Outer Manipur|
It is located at an elevation of 1218 m above MSL.
The first battle with the Japanese in Indian soil was fought in Jessami. On March 27, 1944, first battalion of the Assam Regiment fought a fierce battle with the Japanese 31 Division. The Jessami battle was significant as it led to strengthening of defenses at Kohima, which played a major role in turning the tide of the Second World War in favor of the Allied Forces.
National Highway 150 passes through Jessami.
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