Lower Subansiri District

Population: 82839 (2011)

State: Arunachal Pradesh

Language: Apatani, Nyishi

Headquarters: Ziro


Date of formation: Subansiri District was divided into Upper Subansiri District and Lower Subansiri District in 1987. In 1999, Papum Pare District was carved out of it and on 1st April 2000, Kurung Kumey district was segmented.

Area: 3,508 square kilometers

Density of population: 24 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 76.33 % - Male: 82.40 %, Female: 70.10 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:975


Boundaries of Lower Subansiri District


North: Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh

South: Papum Pare District, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam

East: West Siang District and Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh

West: East Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh


Lower Subansiri District Climate: December to February is cold weather season and March to May is pre-monsoon season. The monsoon season lasts from June to October and then comes the post monsoon season. The humidity is very high in summer.

Lower Subansiri District Average Rainfall: 934.88 mm

Best Time To Visit: March to November





Major Rivers: Kamala River, Subansiri River, Khru, Panior, Kime, Panya, Selu, Pugo, Persen, Rein Sipu, Pange, Kile

Sub Divisions: Ziro, Raga

Blocks: Ziro-I, Ziro-II, Tamen-Raga

Circles: Ziro, Yachuli, Pistana, Raga, Kamporijo, Dollungmukh

Assembly Constituencies: Yachuli, Ziro-Hapoli


Lower Subansiri District Nearby Attractions


1. Taley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Kile Pakho

3. Midey

4. Ziro Putu

5. Dolo Mando

6. District Industries Center

7. Paapu

8. Hapoli

9. Tarin Fish Farm

10. Paddy Cum Fish Cultivation

11. Bamboo Grove

12. Dilopolyang-Manipolyang

13. Shiva Lingam at Kardo Forest


Lower Subansiri District Facts: This is a good region for trekking and hiking. The domestic tourist has to get Inner Line permit and the foreign tourists should get restricted area permit to enter the place. Ranganadi Hyder Project having capacity of 405 MW is located at Yazali.      


Major Agricultural Products: Tea, potato, ginger, turmeric, chillies, sugarcane, paddy, wheat, maize, millet, pulses


Major Horticulture Products: Apple, walnut, kiwi, citrus, pineapple, banana


People: Apatani Tribe, Nishi Tribe, Hiri Miri Tribe


Festivals: Nyokum, Boori-Boot, Dree Festival


What is Lower Subansiri District Famous For: Orchards and flowers


Lower Subansiri Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012