Tuli, India

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Tuli is located in India
Location in India
Coordinates: 26°39′23.331″N 94°38′23.5284″E / 26.65648083°N 94.639869000°E / 26.65648083; 94.639869000Coordinates: 26°39′23.331″N 94°38′23.5284″E / 26.65648083°N 94.639869000°E / 26.65648083; 94.639869000
Country  India
District Mokokchung
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,252
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 798618
Telephone code 91 (0)38643
Vehicle registration NL-02
Website mokokchung.nic.in

Tuli is a town in the Mokokchung district of the Nagaland state, India. It is located on the right bank of Milak river and is 80 km north of Mokokchung. Changtongya, the nearest Naga town is 40 km south of Tuli. It is here that the Langpangkong Range gently rises above the Melak plains. As such the topography of Tuli is marked by low rolling hills and a gentle plain. The Ao language is spoken here. The town consists of two main areas, Tuli headquarters and Tzudikong (Tuli Paper Mill Township).

Tuli headquarters is the administrative township of Tuli in Mokokchung district in the Indian state of Nagaland. It is one of the three components that make up the town of Tuli. The 2001 census put the town's population at 5,837, with 1226 households and 531 children below the age of 6. Together with Tuli Lenden and Tuli Paper Mill Township, it forms the conglomerate of Tuli town which has a population of 15,252.


According to 2001 census, Tuli headquarters recorded a population of 8,859 with 1,696 households, while Tzudikong's population was 6,393 people with 1,025 households. The combined population adds up to 15,252 people with 2,721 households. It is the second largest town in the Mokokchung district after Mokokchung and the largest non-district headquarters town in Nagaland.

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Tuli is one of the most well connected places in Nagaland. The National Highway-61 passes through this town. The town is the junction of host of other state and district highways. The foothill-state highway to Naginimora (in Mon) as also highways to Longleng district and Changkikong. The Japukong and Asetkong ranges converge here. The Tuli Pulp and Paper industry is located here. A railway line connects Tuli Paper mill to Amguri in neighbouring Assam.


  • The town is a sub-divisional headquarters under an Additional Deputy Commissioner, stationed at Tuli headquarters.

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