Mamit district

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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Mamit.
Mamit district
District of Mizoram
Location of Mamit district in Mizoram
Location of Mamit district in Mizoram
Country India
State Mizoram
Headquarters Mamit
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Mizoram
 • Assembly seats 3
Area
 • Total 3,025 km2 (1,168 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 86,364
 • Density 29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 84.93
 • Sex ratio 927
Website Official website

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

Geography[edit]

The district is bounded on the north by Hailakandi district of Assam state, on the west by North Tripura district of Tripura state and Bangladesh, on the south by Lunglei district and on the east by Kolasib and Aizawl districts. The district occupies an area of 3025.75 km². Mamit town is the administrative headquarters of the district.[1]

Divisions[edit]

The district has 4 R.D. Blocks, Mamit, Reiek, West Phaileng and Zawlnuam. The district has 3 legislative assembly constituencies. These are Hachhek, Dampa and Mamit.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Mamit district has a population of 85,757, roughly equal to the nation of Andorra.[2] This gives it a ranking of 618th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 29 inhabitants per square kilometre (75/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 37.56%. Mamit has a sex ratio of 927 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 84.93%.[3]

Flora and fauna[edit]

In 1985 Mamit district became home to Dampa Tiger Reserve, which has an area of 500 km².[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. 198 Andorra 84,825 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ census2011. "Mamit District : Census 2011 data". census2011.co.in. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 
  4. ^ Indian Ministry of Forests and Environment. "Protected areas: Mizoram. certificate". Retrieved September 25, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 23°55′31″N 92°29′29″E / 23.925141°N 92.491368°E / 23.925141; 92.491368