Namsai district

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Namsai district
Coordinates (Namsai, India|Namsai): 27°40′08″N 95°52′17″E / 27.6689°N 95.8714°E / 27.6689; 95.8714Coordinates: 27°40′08″N 95°52′17″E / 27.6689°N 95.8714°E / 27.6689; 95.8714
CountryIndia
StateArunachal Pradesh
Established25 November 2014 (2014-11-25)
HeadquartersNamsai
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesArunachal East
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies
  • 46. Chowkham (ST)
  • 47. Namsai (ST)
  • 48. Lekang (ST)
Area
 • Total1,587 km2 (613 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total95,950
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy54.24%[1]
 • Sex ratio984.49[1]
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Average annual precipitation3500-4000[1] mm
Websitenamsai.nic.in

Namsai district is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in north-east India.It was carved out of Lohit district in November 2014.[2]

History[edit]

The creation of Namsai district was approved by the Arunachal Pradesh government of Nabam Tuki on 21 March 2013.[3]

On 25 November 2014, the Namsai subdivision of Lohit district was declared to be a new district of Arunachal Pradesh, the 18th district of the state.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Namsai at a Glance". Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Namsai became the 18th district of Arunachal Pradesh in November 2014". India Today. 18 December 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Arunachal clears bill for four new districts". The Times of India. 22 March 2013.