Khawzawl

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Khawzawl
City
Khawzawl is located in Mizoram
Khawzawl
Khawzawl
Coordinates: 23°31′30″N 93°09′40″E / 23.5251°N 93.1612°E / 23.5251; 93.1612Coordinates: 23°31′30″N 93°09′40″E / 23.5251°N 93.1612°E / 23.5251; 93.1612
town India
State Mizoram
District Champhai
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,286
Languages
 • Official Mizo
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Khawzawl is a census town in Champhai district in the Indian state of Mizoram. It was announced as a one of district capitals in Mizoram since August 2008

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Khawzawl had a population of 9286. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Khawzawl has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 76%. In Khawzawl, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

The Main center of Higher Education is Khawzawl College.[2]

The Different High Schools in Khawzawl are:

  1. Govt. Higher Secondary School
  2. Government High School Khawzawl
  3. Model High School Khawzawl
  4. Far-east Experimental School
  5. Presbyterian English School, Khawzawl
  6. Presbyterian English School, Khawzawl Vengthar
  7. St.Joseph's School,Khawzawl

Transport[edit]

The Distance between Khawzawl and Aizawl is 152 km and 42 km from the district capital, Champhai. Khawzawl is connected with regular service of Bus and Jeeps.[3]

Media[edit]

The Major Newspapers in Khawzawl are Khawzawl Times and Si-Ar.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  2. ^ "Khawzawl College". Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Aizawl to Siaha". Mizoram NIC. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Accredited Journalists". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 5 September 2012.