Mamit

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This article is about the municipality in Mizoram, India. For its namesake district, see Mamit district.
Mamit
town
Mamit is located in Mizoram
Mamit
Mamit
Coordinates: 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48Coordinates: 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48
Country India
State Mizoram
District Mamit
Elevation 718 m (2,356 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,261
Languages
 • Official Mizo
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Mamit is a census town in Mamit district in the Indian state of Mizoram. Mamit emerged from the regrouping of villages.

Geography[edit]

Mamit is located at 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48.[1] It has an average elevation of 718 metres (2355 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mamit had a population of 5261. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Mamit has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 83%. In Mamit, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. The population comprises Mizo,Reang(Bru),Chakma and other backward classes.

Transport[edit]

The distance between Mamit and Aizawlis 89 km and is connected with regular service of Bus and Jeeps.

Education[edit]

There is one college Mamit College, under Mizoram University and a number of public and private schools.

Media[edit]

The Major Newspapers in Mamit are:[3]

  • Mamit Times
  • Zolamtluang
  • Lentupui
  • Zotlanglengtu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mamit
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Accredited Journalists". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 5 September 2012.