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South West Garo Hills District : Meghalaya

About District

The South-West Garo Hills is carved out of present West Garo Hills district on 7th of August 2012. The headquarters of the district is at Ampati. The district is bounded on West by Dhubri and Kurigram district of Assam and Bangladesh respectively, East by Dalu and Gambegre Development Blocks, North by Selsella and Rongram Development Blocks and South by Sherpur and Jamalpur District of Bangladesh and Dalu & Gambegre Development Block. The total population of South West Garo Hills is 1,70,794 as per Census 2011, with 85,872 male and 84,922 female population. The literacy rate of the district is 68.88%. The South West Garo Hills District comprises of two Community and Rural Development Blocks, viz. Betasing and Zikzak. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Shah Kamal Durgah – Durgah Sharif, Chenga - Benga & the water tank, Mir Jumla's Tomb, Kodaldhowa, Katta Beel, Kamakhya Temple, Balapara Tank, Mahendraganj and Garobadha.
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