Zunheboto

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Zunheboto
Land Of Warriors
City/Town
Zunheboto is located in Nagaland
Zunheboto
Zunheboto
Location of Zunheboto in North-East India
Coordinates: 25°58′00″N 94°31′00″E / 25.96667°N 94.51667°E / 25.96667; 94.51667Coordinates: 25°58′00″N 94°31′00″E / 25.96667°N 94.51667°E / 25.96667; 94.51667
Country  India
State Nagaland
District Zunheboto
Elevation 1,852 m (6,076 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 22,809
 • Density 331/km2 (860/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official English and Sumi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration NL-06
Website Zunhebot.nic.in

Zunheboto (Pron:/ˌzʌnˈhiːbəʊtəʊ/) is also known as Zunhebo in Sumi dialect. It is a town or town area committee in Zunheboto district in the state of Nagaland, India. Zunheboto is the location of the largest Baptist church in Asia, the Sumi Baptist Church, Zunheboto. [2]

Geography[edit]

Zunheboto is inhabited by Sumi Naga tribe who are known for their martial skills. The word Zunheboto is derived from the Sumi words 'zunhebo', the name of a flowering shrub, and 'to' or 'ato', hill top. The 'zunhebo' plant grows abundantly in this region and the town was built on the top of the rolling hills hence the name, 'Zunhebo-to' or Zunheboto. Having an area of about 1255 sq.km and Altitude of 1313.69m above sea level, the district is bounded by kohima and phek in the south, wokha in the west, kiphire and parts of Tuensang in the East. The Satoi range, a natural habitat of the states' bird-Blyth Trogopan, and the Ghosu bird sanctuary is situated in this district. Important rivers that flows in this district are Doyang, Tizu, Dikhu(Nanga), Horki, Langki etc.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Note:The list down below is not listed in alphabetic order.

Schools in Zunheboto Town[edit]

  • Woodland Hr. Sec School
  • Immanuel School
  • Olympic hr. sec. School
  • Love Dale hr. sec. School
  • Corner Stone Foundation School
  • Bloomfield Hill School
  • St. Anthony School
  • New Era School
  • Sunbeam School
  • Step By Step School
  • Merry Hill School
  • Seven Home School
  • Kids World Montessori
  • Little Spring School
  • Sacred Heart School
  • Eden Garden School
  • Shamrock School
  • Govt hr sec school

Colleges[edit]

  • Zunheboto govt. College
  • Nito Theological College
  • Anderson Theological College
  • Khelhoshe Polytechnic Atoizu

University[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011,[1] Zunheboto had a population of 22,809. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. The average literacy rate is 85%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 77%. Some 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]

Zunheboto lies north of the Satoi Range. Due to its elevation, Zunheboto features a more moderate version of a humid subtropical climate (Cwa. Zunheboto has cool winters and hot very rainy summers. The coldest months are from December to February, when frost occurs and in the higher altitudes snowfall occurs occasionally. During the height of summers, from June–August, temperature ranges an average of 80–90 °F (27–32 °C). Heavy rainfall occurs during summer.

Climate data for Zunheboto
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 23.5
(74.3)
25.0
(77)
29.1
(84.4)
32.2
(90)
33.9
(93)
30.5
(86.9)
33.1
(91.6)
31.1
(88)
31.0
(87.8)
31.5
(88.7)
29.5
(85.1)
26.0
(78.8)
33.9
(93)
Average high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
17.9
(64.2)
22.1
(71.8)
24.1
(75.4)
24.4
(75.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.0
(77)
25.4
(77.7)
25.0
(77)
23.4
(74.1)
20.6
(69.1)
17.7
(63.9)
22.2
(72)
Average low °C (°F) 8.1
(46.6)
9.3
(48.7)
12.7
(54.9)
15.6
(60.1)
16.9
(62.4)
18.1
(64.6)
18.8
(65.8)
18.9
(66)
18.1
(64.6)
16.6
(61.9)
13.1
(55.6)
9.4
(48.9)
14.6
(58.3)
Record low °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
2.3
(36.1)
4.0
(39.2)
5.0
(41)
10.0
(50)
9.4
(48.9)
7.8
(46)
8.3
(46.9)
8.9
(48)
5.0
(41)
3.1
(37.6)
2.8
(37)
1.0
(33.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 11.7
(0.461)
35.4
(1.394)
47.6
(1.874)
88.7
(3.492)
159.2
(6.268)
333.8
(13.142)
371.8
(14.638)
364.0
(14.331)
250.1
(9.846)
126.0
(4.961)
35.2
(1.386)
7.8
(0.307)
1,831.3
(72.098)
Average rainy days 2.0 3.9 5.8 12.2 16.9 23.1 24.6 22.9 19.1 10.7 3.6 1.4 146.2
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