Pherzawl

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Pherzawl town is the headquarter of the Pherzawl District of Manipur, India. Pherzawl district was created by bifurcating Churachandpur district.[1][2].

Pherzawl is also the Sub-Divisional headquarter of Pherzawl Sub-Division, one of the four sub-divisional blocks of the district.

Pherzawl

Pherzawl
Town
Pherzawl
Nickname(s): 
Zawlkhawpui
Country India
StateManipur
DistrictPherzawl District
Established1850s
Founded byBulhmang Infimate
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • BodyPherzawl Village Authority
Population
 • Total2,100
Languages
 • OfficialHmar
Literacy rate
 • 2011 census85.75%
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795143
Vehicle registrationMN
Websitehttps://www.pherzawldistrict.com

People[edit]

Since Pherzawl town was founded by the Hmars, majority of the inhabitants are Hmar. According to the 2011 census, Pherzawl town has population of 1558 of which 818 are males while 740 are females. Pherzawl village has higher literacy rate compared to Manipur. In 2011, literacy rate of Pherzawl village was 85.75 % compared to 76.94 % of Manipur. In Pherzawl Male literacy stands at 86.67 % while female literacy rate was 84.74 %.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pherzawl". 2011 Census of India. Government of India. Archived from the original on 6 September 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  2. ^ Loiwal, Manogya (9 December 2016). "7 new districts formed in Manipur amid opposition by Nagas". India Today. Archived from the original on 6 September 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.census2011.co.in/data/village/269296-pherzawl-manipur.html