|Elevation||783 m (2,569 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Thenzawl is a census town in Serchhip district in the Indian state of Mizoram. It is an important center for the traditional Mizo handloom industry. Thenzawl is located at 43 km(27.1miles) away from Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram
Thenzawl was initially a dense forest with lots of wild animals before it was cultivated in 1961 and inhabited. Benghuaia Sailo established a village in 1963 in Thenzawl. Kamlova's son, Lalngurchhina was the last chief of Thenzawl. Due to the March 1966 Mizo National Front uprising, Thenzawl was one of the village where people were grouped together in 1968.
- Vantawng Falls is located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Thenzawl.
- Benkhuaia Thlan - The founder of Thenzawl Bengkhuaia invaded Alexandrapur in 1871 kidnapping Mary Winchester which brought about the British to Mizoram. He died ub 1879.
- Vaibiak is the place from where they took back Mary Winchester.
- Tualvungi Thlan There are two graves at Phulpui village in the Aizawl district of Mizoram India. It is said that, Zawlpala, Chief of Phulpui village, married the legendary beauty, Talvungi of Thenzawl. Talvungi was subsequently married to the chief of Rothai, Punthia. But, Talvungi could not forget Zawlpala, her previous husband. After many years when Zawlpala died, grief stricken Talvungi came to Phulpui, dug a pit by the side of Zawlpala's grave and asked an old woman to kill her and bury her in the grave.
- Chawngchilhi Puk or cave had a love story between a lady and a snake.
- Tuirihiau is a beautiful waterfall near Thenzawl, upstream of Vantawng fall.
- Thenzawl Deer Park has 17 deers(11 female and 6 male) in natural environment.
The Major Media in Thenzawl are:
- Thenzawl Today
- Zawlbuk Aw
As of 2001[update] India census, Thenzawl had a population of 5519. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thenzawl has an average literacy rate of 83%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 82%. In Thenzawl, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- One World South Asia
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Thenzawl
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