Khawzawl

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Khawzawl
City
Nickname(s): 
Vangkhawzawl or Zawlkhawpui
Khawzawl is located in Mizoram
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Khawzawl is located in India
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Khawzawl (India)
Coordinates: 23°31′30″N 93°09′40″E / 23.5251°N 93.1612°E / 23.5251; 93.1612Coordinates: 23°31′30″N 93°09′40″E / 23.5251°N 93.1612°E / 23.5251; 93.1612
CountryIndia
StateMizoram
DistrictChamphai
Government
 • BodyBLOCK DIVISIONAL OFFICE
Area
 • Total78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
1,187 m (3,894 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total13,113
 • Rank8th
 • Density141/km2 (370/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMizoand[English]in various school and offices
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMZ 04
Websitemizoram.nic.in

Khawzawl is a census town in Champhai district in the Indian state of Mizoram.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Khawzawl is a Notified Town city in district of Champhai, Mizoram. The Khawzawl city is divided into 5 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Khawzawl Notified Town has population of 11,022 of which 5,616 are males while 5,406 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1746 which is 15.84 % of total population of Khawzawl (NT). In Khawzawl Notified Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 963 against state average of 976. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Khawzawl is around 938 compared to Mizoram state average of 970. Literacy rate of Khawzawl city is 96.64 % higher than state average of 91.33 %. In Khawzawl, Male literacy is around 97.39 % while female literacy rate is 95.86 %.

Khawzawl Notified Town has total administration over 2,306 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorised to build roads within Notified Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Education[edit]

The Main centre of Higher Education is Khawzawl College.[2]

The Different High Schools in Khawzawl are:

  1. Govt. Higher Secondary School
  2. Government High School Khawzawl
  3. Model High School Khawzawl
  4. Far-east Experimental School
  5. Presbyterian English School, Khawzawl
  6. Presbyterian English School, Khawzawl Vengthar
  7. St.Joseph's School,Khawzawl
  8. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Khawzawl District: Champhai, Mizoram
  9. Grace Foundation School, Khawzawl
  10. Hermon High School, Khawzawl Hermon veng.

Transport[edit]

The Distance between Khawzawl and Aizawl is 152 km and 42 km from the district capital, Champhai. Khawzawl is connected with regular service of Bus, sumo (Passenger vehicle) and helicopter.[3]

Religions[edit]

Christianity is the majority religion in Khawzawl, with over 98% adherence. Most belong to the Presbyterian Church of India (PCI), for which there are 11 local churches. Other denominations include the Baptist Church of Mizoram with two local churches, United Penticostal Church of Mizoram (four), United Penticostal Church of NEI (five), Salvation Army (three), Fundamental Baptist Church (two), and there is one Roman Catholic church in Vengthar.

Media[edit]

The Major Newspapers in Khawzawl are Khawzawl Times and Si-Ar.[4]

There are two major cable network in khawzawl -

1- VLS vision,Khawzawl

2- LR Vision , Khawzawl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Khawzawl College". Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Aizawl to Siaha". Mizoram NIC. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Accredited Journalists". DIPR Mizoram. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2012.