Mamit

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This article is about the municipality in Mizoram, India. For its namesake district, see Mamit district.
Mamit
town
Mamit is located in Mizoram
Mamit
Mamit
Mamit is located in India
Mamit
Mamit
Coordinates: 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48Coordinates: 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48
Country India
State Mizoram
District Mamit
Elevation 718 m (2,356 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,261
Languages
 • Official Mizo
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MZ
Website mizoram.nic.in

Mamit is a census town in Mamit district in the Indian state of Mizoram. Mamit emerged from the regrouping of villages.

Geography[edit]

Mamit is located at 23°56′N 92°29′E / 23.93°N 92.48°E / 23.93; 92.48.[1] It has an average elevation of 718 metres (2355 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mamit had a population of 5261. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Mamit has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 83%. In Mamit, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. The population comprises Mizo,Reang(Bru),Chakma and other backward classes.

Transport[edit]

The distance between Mamit and Aizawlis 89 km and is connected with regular service of Bus and Jeeps.

Education[edit]

There is one college Mamit College, under Mizoram University and a number of public and private schools.

Media[edit]

The Major Newspapers in Mamit are:[3]

  • Mamit Times
  • Zolamtluang
  • Lentupui
  • Zotlanglengtu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mamit
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ "Accredited Journalists". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 5 September 2012.