Langdang

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Langdang
Village
Langdang is located in Manipur
Langdang
Langdang
Location in Manipur, India
Langdang is located in India
Langdang
Langdang
Langdang (India)
Coordinates: 25°06′44″N 94°24′09″E / 25.11222°N 94.40250°E / 25.11222; 94.40250Coordinates: 25°06′44″N 94°24′09″E / 25.11222°N 94.40250°E / 25.11222; 94.40250
Country India
StateManipur
DistrictUkhrul
Population
 • Total1,135
Languages
 • OfficialTangkhul (Langdang tui)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registrationMN
Nearest cityUkhrul Kohima
Literacy81.45%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyUkhrul
Websitemanipur.gov.in

Langdang is a village located north of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is 13 kilometers from Ukhrul. National Highway 150 Imphal-Kohima via Jessami passes through the village. The village is divided into two major parts, Langdang Khullen and Langdang Phungthar; however, both the parts are under one chief. The village is famous for largescale plum cultivation. The village is flanked by Mapum in the east, Shirui in the north, Ukhrul in the west and Choithar in the south.

Total population[edit]

According to 2011 census,[1] Langdang as a whole has 207 households with the total of 1135 people of which 596 are male and 539 are female. Of the total population, 127 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 904 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 81.45%. Male literacy rate stands at 84.91% while female literacy rate was 77.62%.

People and occupation[edit]

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Majority of the inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. The village is one of the beneficiaries under NERCOMP-IFAD and recently a new CFC hall was inaugurated under the patronage of IFAD.[2] The village was also in news recently for the spread of a mysterious pine tree disease[3] that affected large area of the village forest and also flooding of paddy fields due to incessant rain.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Langdang population". Census 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  2. ^ "IFAD initiative for Langdang". E-Pao. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Pine disease in Langdang". E-Pao. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Flooding of paddy fields in Langdang". E-Pao. Retrieved 15 September 2015.