South West Khasi Hills district

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South West Khasi Hills district

South West Khasi
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
CountryIndia
StateMeghalaya
HeadquartersMawkyrwat
Area
 • Total1,341 km2 (518 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total110,152
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy76.84
WebsiteOfficial website

South West Khasi Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India.

History[edit]

The South West Khasi Hills district was carved out of the West Khasi Hills district on 3 August 2012.[1]

Geography[edit]

The district headquarters is located at Mawkyrwat. The district occupies an area of 1,341 km². The district is compose all the villages of two Community & Rural Development Blocks viz. Ranikor and Mawkyrwat are Community & Rural Development Block, including 18 (Eighteen) Villages under Warsan Lyngdoh Gram Sevak Circle of Nongstoin in Community & Rural Development Block.

Administrative divisions[edit]

South West Khasi Hills district is divided into two blocks

Name Headquarters Population Location
Mawkyrwat Mawkyrwat
West Khasi Hills Subdivisions Mawkyrwat.png
Ranikor Ranikor
West Khasi Hills Subdivisions Ranikor.png

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