Upper Subansiri District

Population: 83205 (2011)

State: Arunachal Pradesh

Language: Tagin, Nyishi, Galo

Headquarters: Daporijo


Date of formation: In 1987, the Subansiri District was divided into Upper Subansiri District and Lower Subansiri District.  

Area: 7,032 square kilometers

Density of population: 12 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 63.96 % - Male: 67.36 %, Female: 60.51 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:982


Boundaries of Upper Subansiri District


North: Tibet

South: West Siang District and Lower Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh

East: West Siang District, Arunachal Pradesh

South West: Lower Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh

North West: Kurung Kumey District


Upper Subansiri District Average Rainfall: 1750 mm

Upper Subansiri District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 10.5 deg C

Upper Subansiri District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 35.8 deg C





Major Rivers: Subansiri River, Sigin River

Sub Divisions: Daporijo, Nacho

Circles: Daporijo, Puchigeko, Giba, Peer-Yapu, Dumporijo, Gusar, Baririjo, Taliha, Maro, Nacho, Taksing, Limeking, Siyum

Assembly Constituencies: Nacho, Taliha, Daporijo, Raga, Dumporijo


Upper Subansiri District Nearby Attractions


1. Menga Mandir

2. Likusui

3. Libe Langne

4. Abi-Siriu Lake


Upper Subansiri District Facts: This is considered to be one of the most backward districts and so is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme.            


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, millet, maize, potato, mustard, soyabean, arhar, vegetables, sugarcane, ginger


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


Major Minerals: Coal


People: Tribal people namely Tagin, Hill Miri, Galo


Upper Subansiri Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Upper Subansiri District