Phek

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This article is about the municipality in Nagaland, India. For its namesake district, see Phek district.
Phek
Phek
town
Phek is located in Nagaland
Phek
Phek
Location in Nagaland,India
Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 94°30′00″E / 25.6667°N 94.5000°E / 25.6667; 94.5000Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 94°30′00″E / 25.6667°N 94.5000°E / 25.6667; 94.5000
Country  India
State Nagaland
District Phek
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,863
Languages
 • Official English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 03865
District map of Nagaland with Phek town

Phek (pron:/ˈfɛk/) is a town and a town Council in Phek district in the Indian state of Nagaland.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Phek had a population of 12,863. Males constitute 57% of the population and females 43%. Phek has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 67%. In Phek, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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.