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Zunheboto District : Nagaland

About District

Zunheboto District is situated in the heart of Nagaland and is bounded by Mokokchung district in the East and Wokha district in the West. The total geographical area of the district is 1,255 There are high hills spread over many areas of the district. The hills vary from 1000 to 2500 metres and most people live between 1500 - 2000 metres altitude. The Altitude of the district HQ. (ZBTO) is 1874.22 mtrs. above sea level. Most of the population reside in rural areas. Zunheboto Town is the only designated urban area of the district. There are four Rural Development Blocks in the district viz. Ghathashi, Akuluto, Tokiye, and Suruhuto. There are three important rivers in the district, viz, Tizu, Doyang and Tsutha. Zunheboto is the home of the Sumis. Sumis are considered to be the Martial tribe among the Nagas. They have their colourful dance and songs. Their ceremonial war dresses are worth seeing. Tuluni is one of the most important festivals in the district.

District at a Glance

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Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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Population (Census 2011)
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