Wangjing, Manipur

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Wangjing
municipal council
Wangjing is located in Manipur
Wangjing
Wangjing
Wangjing is located in India
Wangjing
Wangjing
Location in Manipur, India
Coordinates: 24°36′N 94°02′E / 24.6°N 94.03°E / 24.6; 94.03Coordinates: 24°36′N 94°02′E / 24.6°N 94.03°E / 24.6; 94.03
Country  India
State Manipur
District Thoubal
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 766 m (2,513 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,055
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Meiteilon (Manipuri)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MN
Website manipur.gov.in

Wangjing is a town and a municipal council in Thoubal district in the Indian state of Manipur. It is about 6 km from district headquarters and an agricultural town in Thoubal district in the Indian state of Manipur. It is bordered by Heirok village in the east, Tentha village in the south-west, and on the other side by agricultural land. Wangjing River, a rivulet flowing down from the eastern hills, runs through the middle of the town, serving as a natural spring. It is connected to other parts of the state by the Imphal-Moreh national highway. It is the junction between Heirok and Tentha village.

Geography[edit]

Wangjing is located at 24°36′N 94°02′E / 24.6°N 94.03°E / 24.6; 94.03.[1] It has an average elevation of 766 metres (2513 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Wangjing had a population of 8,055. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Wangjing has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 52%. In Wangjing, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Wangjing depends on agriculture. Rice and cabbage are important products. Business is widely practiced in the bazar area, and it is a secondary source of income generation.

Politics[edit]

The town is located in two assembly constituencies, Wangjing Tentha assembly constituency and part of Khangabok assembly constituency. Wangjing Tentha assembly constituency is part of Outer Manipur (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

Education[edit]

  • Y.K. college.
  • Lamding high school
  • Royal academy Hr secondary Wangjing
  • Progressive English School, Lamding
  • The Institute of Rural Education(IRE), Wangjing
  • The Wangjing High School(Formerly- Wangjing Secondary School)
  • WangjingUJB School

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Wangjing
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies" (PDF). Manipur. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-10-07.