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Wokha District : Nagaland

About District


The Wokha District is situated in the mid western part of Nagaland State, adjacent to Sibsagar plain of the Assam State. It is bounded by Mokokchung District in the North, Kohima District in the South. Zunheboto District in the East and the State of the Assam in the West. The Wokha District is situated at a latitude of 26° '8' North and a longitude of 94° '18' East. It was bifurcated from Mokokchung District in the year 1973. The total geographical area of the district is 1,628 sq.km. The District is divided into three ranges viz. Wokha Range or Upper Range, Sanis Range or Middle Range and Bhandari Range or Lower Range. The highest mountain peak is the Tiyi Enung, with an altitude of 1970 mtrs. Important rivers which flow through the District are Nzhu and Nruk. Wokha is a land of beautiful, mountain ranges and rivers and is known for their vibrant dances and folk songs. Some noteworthy hills here are Mount Tiyi and Totsu Cliff. Doyang is the lagest river in the District and there is a Hydro Electricity Station with a capacity of 75MW called Doyang Hydro Project which is located across the Doyang River.

District at a Glance


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