Imphal West district

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Imphal West district
district
Location of Imphal West district in Manipur
Location of Imphal West district in Manipur
Coordinates: 24°49′N 93°54′E / 24.817°N 93.900°E / 24.817; 93.900Coordinates: 24°49′N 93°54′E / 24.817°N 93.900°E / 24.817; 93.900
Country  India
State Manipur
Headquarters Lamphelpat
Area
 • Total 558 km2 (215 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 514,683
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Meiteilon (Manipuri)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MN-WI
Vehicle registration MN
Website imphalwest.nic.in

Imphal West district (Pron:/ˈɪmfəl or ɪmˈfɑːl/) is one of the sixteen districts of Manipur state in northeastern India. As of 2011 it is the most populous district in the state.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lamphelpat city is the administrative headquarters of the district. The district occupies an area of 558 km2.

Climate[edit]

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Precipitation totals in mm
Source: IMD

Economy[edit]

The district ranks first on the basis of "District Infrastructure Index " calculated under the patronage of Ministry of North East Region(DoNER).[2][clarification needed]

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Imphal West District
Religion Percent
Hindus
74.81%
Others
14.87%
Muslims
4.69%
Christian
4.51%
Not Stated
0.39%
Buddhist
0.37%
Jain
0.24%
Sikh
0.02%

According to the 2011 census Imphal West district has a population of 514,683,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Cape Verde.[3] This gives it a ranking of 545th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 992 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,570/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.82%.[1] Imphal West has a sex ratio of 1029 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 86.7%.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided into 4 sub-divisions and 10 Circles:

Areas under Imphal Urban Agglomoration[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "District at a glance". Imphal West district website. Retrieved 19 May 2010. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Cape Verde 516,100 July 2011 est. 

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