This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Kolasib
Kolasib district is one of the eight districts of Mizoram state in India.
The district is bounded on the north and northwest by Hailakandi district of Assam state, on the west by Mamit district, on the south and east by Aizawl district and on the northeast by Cachar district of Assam state. The district occupies an area of 1382.51 km². Kolasib town is the administrative headquarters of the district.
Kolasib district has one completed Dam, Serlui B Dam and two under construction Bairabi Dam and Tuirial Dam Construction recommenced in September 2011.
The district has 2 R.D. Blocks, Bilkhawthlir and Thingdawl. The district has 3 assembly constituencies, Tuirial, Kolasib and Serlui
According to the 2011 census Kolasib district has a population of 83,054, roughly equal to the nation of Andorra. This gives it a ranking of 620th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 61 inhabitants per square kilometre (160 /sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 27.28%. Kolasib has a sex ratio of 956 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 93.50%.
Coordinates: 24°13′48″N 92°40′48″E / 24.23000°N 92.68000°E