Phek district

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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Phek.
Phek district
Scene of a valley
The Dzukou Valley, on Phek's border with Manipur.
Phek district's location in Nagaland
Phek district's location in Nagaland
Coordinates: 25°40′N 94°28′E / 25.667°N 94.467°E / 25.667; 94.467Coordinates: 25°40′N 94°28′E / 25.667°N 94.467°E / 25.667; 94.467
State Nagaland
Country India
Seat Phek
Population (2011)
 • Total 163,294
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-NL-PH

Phek (pron:/ˈfɛk/) is a district of Nagaland state in India. It was organized in 1973.


The district headquarters are in the town of Phek.


According to the 2011 census Phek district has a population of 163,294,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Saint Lucia.[2] This gives it a ranking of 596th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] Phek has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 79.13%.[1]


The following Angami–Pochuri languages are spoken in Phek district.


  1. ^ a b c d "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Saint Lucia 161,557 July 2011 est. 

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