Mapum

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Mapum

Mapum

Àpura
Village
Mapum is located in Manipur
Mapum
Mapum
Location in Ukhrul, Manipur, India
Mapum is located in India
Mapum
Mapum
Mapum (India)
Coordinates: 25°04′41″N 94°30′26″E / 25.07806°N 94.50722°E / 25.07806; 94.50722Coordinates: 25°04′41″N 94°30′26″E / 25.07806°N 94.50722°E / 25.07806; 94.50722
Country India
UkhrulManipur
UkhrulUkhrul
Government
 • TypePanchayati raj (India)
 • BodyGram panchayat
Population
 • Total1,117
Aputo and tangkhul tui
 • OfficialTangkhul (Mapum tui)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registrationMN
Nearest cityUkhrul
Literacy90.5
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
UkhrulUkhrul
Websitemanipur.gov.in

Mapum is a village located east of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 28 kilometers from Ukhrul and is partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami and Imphal to Kamjong via Shangshak. The village is flanked by Pushing in the south west, Sihai in the north, Zingsui East, Ronshak in the south East, and Khangkhui in the west. Locally, the inhabitants speak Mapum tui (Àpudo). Mapum is rich in culture and original "Mayong pasi" (head gear) is made in it.

Total population[edit]

According to 2011 census,[1] Mapum has 251 households with the total of 1117 people of which 562 are male and 555 are female. Of the total population, 53 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 988 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 77.16.40% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 84.96% while female literacy rate was 69.36%.

People and occupation[edit]

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. All the inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. The village is best known for its original hand-made headgear/headband known as "Mayongpasi" ( head gear)which is specially worn during Tangkhul Naga cultural festival.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapum population". Census 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.