Churachandpur district

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Churachandpur District
Lamka[1]
District
Location of Churachandpur district in Manipur
Location of Churachandpur district in Manipur
Coordinates: 24°20′N 93°41′E / 24.333°N 93.683°E / 24.333; 93.683Coordinates: 24°20′N 93°41′E / 24.333°N 93.683°E / 24.333; 93.683
Country  India
State Manipur
District Churachandpur
Headquarters Churachandpur
Elevation 914.4 m (3,000.0 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 271,274
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795128
Telephone code 03874
Sex ratio 969 females per 1000 males[2] /
Website ccpurdistrict.com

Churachandpur (Pron:/ˌtʃʊɹətʃændɹəˈpʊə/) is a district located in the south-western corner of the Indian state of Manipur which covers an area of 4,750 kilometres (2,950 mi).

Economy[edit]

In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Churachandpur one of the country's 250 most impoverished districts (out of a total of 640).[3] It is one of the three districts in Manipur currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Khuga Dam in 2006

As of the 2011 census, Churachandpur district had a population of 271,274,[4] roughly equal to that of Barbados.[5] This gives it a ranking of 575th in India (out of a total of 640 districts).[4] The district has a population density of 59 inhabitants per square kilometre (150/sq mi).[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 19.03%.[4] Churachandpur has a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 84.29%.[4] The area also includes fewer than 3,000 speakers of the Sino-Tibetan Aimol language, which is written using Latin script.[6]

Area: 4,570 square kilometres (1,760 sq mi) Rank 1/9
Literacy Rate (2001) 84.29%[2] Rank 2/9
Literacy by Gender Male 88.34%[2] Female 80.13%[2]
Population (2011 Census) 271,274[2] Rank 5/9
Population % to state population 9.97%[2] (2011 Census)
Sex ratio 969 (2011 Census)[2] 993 (2001 Census), 1004 (1961 Census)
Temperature 41oC Maximum 0oC Minimum
Humidity 89% Maximum 20% Minimum
Longitude 93.15oE 94.0oE
Latitude 24.0oN 24.3oN
Altitude 914.4 metres (District Hqrs.)
Population Density 50 (2001 Census) Rank 6/9
Telephone Code + 3874
Postal Code Churachandpur 795128, Chiengkonpang 795158, New Lamka 795006

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Neihsial, Dr. Tualchin (1996) This is Lamka: A Historical Account of the Fastest Growing Town of Manipur Hills, Churachandpur, India: Zogam Book Centre & Library
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Census of India: Provisional Population Totals and Data Products – Census 2011: Manipur". "Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India". 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (8 September 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme" (PDF). National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Barbados 286,705 July 2011 est. 
  6. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2009). "Aimol: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 28 September 2011. 
  1. The history and Land-holding behind Manipur South District with Special Reference to the Haokip Reserved Land- 1907: By T.S Letkhosei Haokip (Manipur University).
  2. Census of India 2001: Manipur Series 14 (Provisional Population Totals), Imphal: Directorate of Census Operations, Manipur.
  3. Chinkhopau (1995) Churachandpur District, Churachandpur: Published by Author.
  4. District Statistical Handbook – Churachandpur: District Statistical Officer.
  5. Gangte, Thangzam (undated) Churachandpur Chanchin (An Account of Churachandpur)
  6. Ginsum, H (undated) Lamka Vangkhua (Lamka Town).
  7. Kamkhenthang, Dr. H (1995) "Lamka Town vis-a-vis Churachandpur", Shan (daily), 21 December.
  8. Kamkhenthang (1998) "Lamka (Churachandpur)" in B.D. Ray, A.K. Neog & H.K. Mazhari (eds.) Urban Development in North-East India : Potentiality and Problems, New Delhi: Vedams Books.
  9. Manipur State Archives, Imphal: Manipur State Durbar 1907–1947 – Papers related to the Court of the President of Manipur State Durbar, Hill Misc. Case No. 28 of 1945–46, Phungkhothang Chief of Hiangtam Lamka; also Misc Case No. 504 of 1934 Phungkhothang Chief of Hiangtam Lamka.
  10. Neihsial, Dr. Tualchin (1996) This is Lamka: A Historical Account of the Fastest Growing Town of Manipur Hills, Churachandpur, India: Zogam Book Centre & Library.
  11. Nengzachin (1974) "North East India General Mission Tanchin" in Jubilee Thusuah 1974, Churachandpur: Evangelical Convention Church; pp. 1–18.

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