Kiphire, India

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Kiphire  India
Town/City
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Kiphire  India
Location in Nagaland,India
Coordinates: 25°53′57″N 94°46′51″E / 25.8992°N 94.7808°E / 25.8992; 94.7808Coordinates: 25°53′57″N 94°46′51″E / 25.8992°N 94.7808°E / 25.8992; 94.7808
Country India
StateNagaland
DistrictKiphire
Government
 • TypeTown Council
 • BodyNagar Palika
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
896 m (2,940 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total16,487
 • Rank17th in Nagaland
 • Density100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationNL
Websitehttp://kiphire.nic.in
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Kiphire (Pron:/ˈkɪfɑɪə/) is a small town, situated at an elevation of 896 m (2,940 ft) above sea level and is the headquarters of the newly formed Kiphire district, Nagaland, India.[2] Kiphire is about 254 km from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, and has a population of 16,487.[1] It is the place where the Naga tribes of Sangtam (Eastern), Yimchunger and Sema tribes meet. The town is the nearest district headquarters to Mt. Saramati (3841 m or 12,602 ft), Nagaland's highest peak.

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  1. ^ a b "Kiphire City Population Census 2011 - Nagaland". www.census2011.co.in.
  2. ^ "Kiphire in India". India9.com. 7 June 2005.