Khangkhui

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Khangkhui
Village
Khangkhui is located in Manipur
Khangkhui
Khangkhui
Location in Manipur, India
Khangkhui is located in India
Khangkhui
Khangkhui
Khangkhui (India)
Coordinates: 25°03′41″N 94°24′50″E / 25.06139°N 94.41389°E / 25.06139; 94.41389Coordinates: 25°03′41″N 94°24′50″E / 25.06139°N 94.41389°E / 25.06139; 94.41389
Country India
StateManipur
DistrictUkhrul
Population
 • Total1,483
Languages
 • OfficialTangkhul (Khangkhui tui)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registrationMN
Nearest cityUkhrul Kohima
Literacy91.09%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyUkhrul
Websitemanipur.gov.in

Khangkhui is a Tangkhul Naga village in the North-eastern part of Ukhrul district of Manipur, India. The village is about 16 kilometer from Ukhrul District headquarters. The village is flanked by Choithar in the west, Nungshong in the south, Pushing in the east and Langdang and Shirui in the north.

It is well known for its ancient limestone cave locally called Khangkhui Mangsor. This pre-historic cave is one of the tourist attractions of Ukhrul district. The excavation carried out by Shri O. Kumar Singh (Superintendent of the State Archaeology Department of Manipur) at the Khangkhui Cave yielded evidence of habitation of Stone Age communities [1]

People and Place[edit]

Khangkhui village has two settlements, Khangkhui Khullen (Old settlement) and Khangkhui Phungdhar (New settlement). According to 2011 census,[2][3] the two settlements have together have 289 households with the total population of 1483 persons. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the populace. Literacy rate of the village is 91.09%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TC Sharma (1985) "Studies in the Sources of Pre-History of Manipur and Nagaland" pp. 13-18 in SN Pandey (ed.) Sources of the History of Manipur, Imphal: Manipur University
  2. ^ "Khangkhui Phungcham population". Census 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Khangkhui phungdhar population". Census 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2015.