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West Khasi Hills District : Meghalaya

About District

The West Khasi Hills District lies in the central part of the State of Meghalaya and it was formed in the year 1976 on the 28 day of October. It is situated between approximately 25 degrees 10' and 25 degrees 51' N latitude, and between 90 degrees 44' and 91 degrees 49' E longitude. It is bounded on the north-west by Kamrup district of Assam, on the north-east by Ri Bhoi district, on the east by East Khasi Hills district, on the south by Bangladesh and South West Khasi Hills district, the erstwhile Mawkyrwat Civil Sub division, on the west by East Garo and South Garo Hills districts. The district comprises an area of about 5,247 sq.kms which is 23 percent of the total area of the state. Nongstoin, covering an area of about 76.00 Sq. Kms, is the Headquarter of the District. As per the Census 2011, the total population of the district is 385,601 of which male and female were 194,628 and 190,973 respectively.

District Administration


District at a Glance

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Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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