A Liangmai dance in Peren
Peren district's location in Nagaland
|• Total||2,300 km2 (900 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,445 m (4,741 ft)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-NL-PE|
It is bounded by Dima Hasao and Karbi Anglong districts of Assam in the west and Dimapur district to the north-east. Kohima district in the east and Tamenglong district of Manipur in the south are the other boundaries.
It is headquartered at Peren at 1445.40 mts. above sea level. The altitude of the district varies from 800 mts. to 2500 mts. above the sea level. The principal rivers and important rivulets that flow through Peren district include Tepuiki, Mbeiki (Barak), Ntanki, Mungleu, Tesanki, Nguiki, Nkwareu, Techauki, Ngungreu, Tahaiki and Duilumreu (Tributary of Tepuiki). Mt. Paona at 2500 mts. high is the highest mountain peak in the district and third highest in Nagaland. Tening, Jalukie and Peren are the major towns of the district.
According to the 2011 census, Peren district has a population of 94,954, roughly equal to the nation of Seychelles. This gives it a ranking of 616th in India (out of a total of 640). Peren has a sex ratio of 917 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79%.
Flora and fauna
- "District Census Handbook - Peren" (PDF). 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations, Nagaland. Retrieved 2015-07-22.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison: Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01.
Seychelles 89,188 July 2011 est.
- Indian Ministry of Forests and Environment. "Protected areas: Nagaland". Archived from the original on August 23, 2011. Retrieved September 25, 2011.