South West Khasi Hills district

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South West Khasi Hills district
South West Khasi
District of Meghalaya
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
Country India
State Meghalaya
Headquarters Mawkyrwat
Area
 • Total 1,341 km2 (518 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 110,152
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 76.84
Website Official 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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