Kolasib district

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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Kolasib.
Kolasib district
District of Mizoram
Location of Kolasib district in Mizoram
Location of Kolasib district in Mizoram
Country India
State Mizoram
Headquarters Kolasib
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Mizoram
 • Assembly seats 3
Area
 • Total 1,382.51 km2 (533.79 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 83,955
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 93.50
 • Sex ratio 956
Website Official website

Kolasib district is one of the eight districts of Mizoram state in India.

Geography[edit]

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.

Hydrology[edit]

Kolasib district has one completed Dam, Serlui B Dam[1] and two under construction Bairabi Dam[2] and Tuirial Dam Construction recommenced in September 2011.[3]

Divisions[edit]

The district has 2 R.D. Blocks, Bilkhawthlir and Thingdawl. The district has 3 assembly constituencies, Tuirial, Kolasib and Serlui

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Kolasib district has a population of 83,054, roughly equal to the nation of Andorra.[4] 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%.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SerluiB A Milestone in the Power Sector". Eastern Panorma. 20 October 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Lalfakzuala. "Bairabi Dam Project 80MW leh TLAWNG HEP 55MW TAN MOU ZIAKFEL". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Tuirial Project To Be Completed by 2014". SINLUNG. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "198 Andorra 84,825 July 2011 est." 
  5. ^ census2011. "Kolasib District : Census 2011 data". census2011.co.in. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 

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Coordinates: 24°13′48″N 92°40′48″E / 24.23000°N 92.68000°E / 24.23000; 92.68000