Dimapur District

Population: 379,769 (2011)

State: Nagaland

Language: Nagamese, English

Headquarters: Chumukedima


Date of formation: In December 1997, Dimapur District was carved out of Kohima District.

Area: 927 square kilometers

Density of population: 410 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 85.44 % - Male: 88.07 %, Female: 82.54 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000: 916


Boundaries of Dimapur District


North and West: Karbi Anglong District and Golaghat District, Assam

South and East: Kohima District, Nagaland

West: Karbi Anglong District, Assam


Dimapur District Average Rainfall: 1504.7 mm

Dimapur District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 36 deg C

Dimapur District Average Temperature in Winter: 17 deg C

Relative Humidity: 93%





Major Rivers: River Dimasa, River Dhansiri, River Diphy, Chathe, Zubza

Divisions: Nuiland, Medziphima, Kuhuboto, Dhansririphar

Assembly Constituencies: Dimapur I, Dimapur II, Dimapur III, Ghaspani I, Ghaspani II


Dimapur District Nearby Attractions


1. Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Ruins of Kachari Kingdom

3. Diezephe Craft Village


Dimapur District Facts: This is the most populous district of Dimapur. The only railway station at Nagaland is situated at Dimapur.  


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, maize, jowar, wheat, pulses, pea, beans, grams


Educational Institutions: Patkai Christian College, Dimapur Government College, Public College of Commerce, S. D. Jain College, Pranabananda Women’s College, Salt Christian College, Tetso College, Holy Cross School, Patkai School, Pranab Vidyapith, Government High School, M.G.M. Higher Secondary School


What is Dimapur District Famous For: Handicrafts


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Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Dimapur District