Mamit

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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
CountryIndia
StateMizoram
DistrictMamit
Elevation
718 m (2,356 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total5,261
Languages
 • OfficialMizo
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMZ
ClimateCwa
Websitemizoram.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 2011 India census,[2] Mamit had a population of 7884, in which 4074 are male while 3810 are female. Mamit has an average literacy rate of 95.40%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 95.86%, and female literacy is 94.92%. 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, Jeeps and Sumo(Sport utility vehicle).

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

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. Archived from the original on 19 June 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2012.