About TamenglongTamenglong is an important town located in the Tamenglong district in. It is also the district headquarters of Tamenglong district. Tamenglong is situated in the western part of the state. The inhabitants of the region mostly belong to the Zeliangrong communities. The local language spoken mostly by the people here is Rongmei language. The town also consists of several beautiful tourist places.
Geography of TamenglongTamenglong district occupies an area of 4391 sq kms. It is located on the western boundary of the state of Manipur. The district area comprises of hill ranges and narrow valleys among the hills. The land of this district is said to have been formed due to organic movement in the Cretaceous and Eocene period. The district is located at an average altitude of 1260 meters above sea level.
Climate of TamenglongThe average temperature recorded in Tamenglong varies from 31o C in summers and 4oC in winters. The average relative humidity recorded is a maximum of 92 and a minimum of 72. The district receives an average rainfall of 3135 mm every year. The major rivers flowing through Tamenglong are Iyei, Irang, Barak and Makru.
Demography of TamenglongAccording to 2011 census, the Tamenglong district has a population of 140,651 out of which 72,371 are males and 68,280 are females. The average literacy of Tamenglong 70.05 and the male literacy rate is 76.09 and the female literacy rate is 63.69. The official language here is Manipuri. The main tribes in the district are Zeliangrong Nagas, Kuki, Chiru, Hmar and Khasi.
Tourism in Tamenglong
The Tamenglong in Manipur is another very beautiful place in Manipur. There are several amazing tourist places located in and around the town of Tamenglong. Khoudong waterfall is a major tourist spot in Tamenglong. Other important tourist places located here include: Tharon Cave, Zeilad Lake, Buning (N-Piulong) Meadow, Mt. Kisha and Kadai Ching.
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Services in TamenglongTamenglong is an important town in located in the Tamenglong district in Manipur. Being an important town Tamenglong is well equipped with all the required utility services like banking, postal and electricity services. The town also offers emergency services like hospitals and police to the people of the place.
Banks in TamenglongUnited Bank of India
IFSC Code: UTBI0TMGG01
Branch Code: TMGG01
Address: Po - Tamenglong, Dist - Tamenglong,
Phone no: 03227 - 286227
United Bank of India
Branch: Tamenglong Bazar
IFSC Code: UTBI0TGBH75
Branch Code: TGBH75
Address: Treasury Office, Wrd No - 5,
Po & Dist Tamenglong
Phone no: 03877-267101
State Bank of India
IFSC Code: SBIN0015718
Branch Code: 015718
Address: Longmai, Tamenglong, Manipur Pin-795159
Phone no: 9612164978
Hospitals in TamenglongTamenglong District Hospital
Address: Near Emmanuel Baptist Church, Tamenglong – 795141
Shija Hospitals and Research Institute (SHRI)
Address: Meitei Langol, Lamphelpat,
Phone no: 0385 205 5584
Address: RIMS Rd, Lalambung Makhong,
Uripok Khumanthem Leikai
Police of Tamenglong
- SP (Tamenglong): 03877-267008 / 9862870507
- Addl. SP (Tamenglong): 9436270629, 8974546772
- SDPO/TML (Tamenglong): 8732894309, 9436422424
How to reach TamenglongTamenglong can be easily reached through roadways.
There are no airports in Tamenglong. The nearest airport is Imphal International Airport located in Imphal.
There is no railway station in Tamenglong. The nearest railway station is in Daotuhaja railway station at a distance of 49 kms away. Another railhead is located in Dimapur at a distance of 215 kms.
Tamenglong is situated around 49 kms from state capital Imphal. The National Highway 53 passes through this district. Other state highways that pass through Tamenglong are I.T. Road, Old Cachar Road and Tamenglong Khongsang Road. There are regular buses and Taxis from Imphal to Tamenglong.
Tamenglong Facts and Figures
- Latitude: 24o59 N
- Longitude: 93o29 E
- Altitude: 1260 ft (above sea level)
- Population (2011): 140,651
- Official Languages: Meiteilon (Manipuri)
- Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
- STD code: 03877
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