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East Garo Hills District : Meghalaya

About District

East Garo Hills District was upgraded from a sub-division to a full-fledged district in 1976, after the erstwhile Garo Hills District was reorganised with a view to bring the administration closer to the people. In 2012 East Garo Hills District was further reorganised to form a new district out of the erstwhile Resubelpara Sub-Division. The District is bounded by South Garo Hills on the south, West Garo Hills on the west, West Khasi Hills on the east and North Garo Hills on the north. The total geographicla area of the district is 1517.00 As per the Census 2011, the total population of the district is 1,45,798 out of which 74,352 are males and 71,446 are females. The district is divided into three Community & Rural Development Blocks, namely Dambo-Rongjeng, Samanda, Songsak and 492 Revenue Villages. The places to tourist interests in the district are Ta'sek Lake, Rong’bang Falls, Domre Falls, Mokma Dare, Naphak or Napak, Nongchram, Williamnagar, and Rongrenggiri.


District at a Glance

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