Lawngtlai District

Population: 117,444 (2011)

State: Mizoram

Language: Mizo

Headquarters: Lawngtlai


Date of formation: Lawngtlai was made a separate district on 11th November 1998.

Area: 2557 square kilometers

Density of population: 46 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 66.41 % - Male: 74.68 %, Female: 57.62 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:945


Boundaries of Lawngtlai District


North: Lunglei District, Mizoram

South: Myanmar

East: Saiha District, Mizoram

West: Bangaladesh


Lawngtlai District Average Rainfall: 2850 mm

Lawngtlai District Average Temperature in Summer: 27.79 deg C

Lawngtlai District Average Temperature in Winter: 20.09 deg C





Major Rivers: Kaladan River, Tuichong River, Chhimtuipui River, Chawngte River, Ngengpui River, Tuiphal River

District Councils: Lai Autonomous District Council, Chakma Autonomous District Council

Blocks: Lawngtlai, Bungtlang, Chawngte, Sangau

Assembly Constituencies: Tuichawngtlang, Lawngtlai West, Lawngtlai East


Lawngtlai District Nearby Attractions


1. Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Sinemon Sanctuary

3. Lohawka Sanctuary


Lawngtlai District Facts: This is one of the two most backward districts of Mizoram that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. Jhum cultivation is practiced by people.       


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, maize, sugarcane, banana, vegetables, fodder crops


Languages Spoken: Mizo, Lai, Chakma, Tongchangya and dialects of Pang, Bru and Bawm


Flora: Skima Wallichi, Banyan tree, Gulmohar tree, Jarus, Gamari, Champa, bamboos


Fauna: Hoolok gibbon, tiger, wild boar, slow moris, leopard


What is Lawngtlai District Famous For: Wildlife sanctuaries


Famous People From Lawngtlai District: C. L. Ruala


Lawngtlai District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Lawngtlai District