Zunheboto

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This article is about the municipality in Nagaland, India. For its namesake district, see Zunheboto district.
Zunheboto, India
Land Of Warriors
City/Town
View of Zunheboto
View of Zunheboto
Zunheboto, India is located in Nagaland
Zunheboto, India
Zunheboto, India
Location of Zunheboto in North-East India
Coordinates: 25°58′N 94°31′E / 25.97°N 94.52°E / 25.97; 94.52Coordinates: 25°58′N 94°31′E / 25.97°N 94.52°E / 25.97; 94.52
Country  India
State Nagaland
District Zunheboto
Founded by Sumi Naga
Government
 • Type Town Council
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Area rank 4th in Nagaland
Elevation 1,852 m (6,076 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 37,447
 • Rank 4th in Nagaland & 451 in India
 • Density 331/km2 (860/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official English and Sumi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration NL-06
Website http://Zunheboto.nic.in

Zunheboto (Pron:/ˌzʌnˈhiːbəʊtəʊ/) is also known as Zunhebo in Sumi dialect.It is a town or town area committee in Zunheboto district in the state of Nagaland,India.

Geography[edit]

Zunheboto is home to the Sumi Naga. The word Zunheboto is derived from the Sumi words 'zunhebo', the name of a flowering shrub, and 'to' or 'ato', hill top. The 'zunhebo' plant grows abundantly in this region and the town was built on the top of the rolling hills hence the name, 'Zunhebo-to' or Zunheboto.

It is the fourth largest urban center in Nagaland after Dimapur-Chumukedima, Kohima, Alichen-Mokokchung-DEF.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Note:The list down below is not listed in alphabetic order.

Schools in Zunheboto Town[edit]

  • Immanuel School
  • Olympic hr. sec. School
  • Love Dale hr. sec. School
  • Corner Stone Foundation School
  • Woodland hr. sec. School
  • Seven Home School
  • Bloomfield Hill School
  • New Era School
  • Sunbeam School
  • Step By Step School
  • Merry Hill School
  • Kids World Montessori
  • Little Spring School
  • Sacred Heart School
  • Bethany School
  • St. Anthony Catholic School
  • Eden Garden School

Colleges[edit]

  • Zunheboto govt. College
  • Nito Theological College
  • Anderson Theological College

University[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011,[2] Zunheboto had a population of 37,477. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. The average literacy rate is 85%, higher than the national average of 76%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 77%. Some 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Geograpgy and Climate[edit]

Zunheboto lies north of the Satoi Range. Due to its elevation,Zunheboto features a more moderate version of a humid subtropical climate (Cwa).Zunheboto has cool winters and hot very rainy summers. The coldest months are from December to February, when frost occurs and in the higher altitudes snowfall occurs occasionally. During the height of summers, from June–August, temperature ranges an average of 80–90 °F (27–32 °C). Heavy rainfall occurs during summer.

Climate data for Zunheboto
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 23.5
(74.3)
25.0
(77)
29.1
(84.4)
32.2
(90)
33.9
(93)
30.5
(86.9)
33.1
(91.6)
31.1
(88)
31.0
(87.8)
31.5
(88.7)
29.5
(85.1)
26.0
(78.8)
33.9
(93)
Average high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
17.9
(64.2)
22.1
(71.8)
24.1
(75.4)
24.4
(75.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.0
(77)
25.4
(77.7)
25.0
(77)
23.4
(74.1)
20.6
(69.1)
17.7
(63.9)
22.2
(72)
Average low °C (°F) 8.1
(46.6)
9.3
(48.7)
12.7
(54.9)
15.6
(60.1)
16.9
(62.4)
18.1
(64.6)
18.8
(65.8)
18.9
(66)
18.1
(64.6)
16.6
(61.9)
13.1
(55.6)
9.4
(48.9)
14.6
(58.3)
Record low °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
2.3
(36.1)
4.0
(39.2)
5.0
(41)
10.0
(50)
9.4
(48.9)
7.8
(46)
8.3
(46.9)
8.9
(48)
5.0
(41)
3.1
(37.6)
2.8
(37)
1.0
(33.8)
Rainfall mm (inches) 11.7
(0.461)
35.4
(1.394)
47.6
(1.874)
88.7
(3.492)
159.2
(6.268)
333.8
(13.142)
371.8
(14.638)
364.0
(14.331)
250.1
(9.846)
126.0
(4.961)
35.2
(1.386)
7.8
(0.307)
1,831.3
(72.098)
Avg. rainy days 2.0 3.9 5.8 12.2 16.9 23.1 24.6 22.9 19.1 10.7 3.6 1.4 146.2
Source #1: World Meteorological Organization[3]
Source #2: India Meteorological Department (record low and high up to 2010)[4]

See also[edit]

Zunheboto

Tribe[edit]

District[edit]

Sub Division hq./Block hq.[edit]

Colony[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=284710
  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. ^ "World Weather Information Service–Kohima". World Meteorological Organisation. Archived from the original on May 6, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ever recorded Maximum and minimum temperatures upto 2014" (PDF). India Meteorological Department. Retrieved January 18, 2014.