Tamenglong Profile

Tamenglong is the district headquarter of the Tamenglong district in Manipur.


Geography of Tamenglong:

Tamenglong 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.


Tamenglong Climate:

The average temperature recorded in Tamenglong varies from 31° C in summers and 4° C 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 Tamenglong:

According to 2011 census, the Tamenglong district has a population of 140,143. The district has a population density of 32 inhabitants per sq km. the literacy rate is 70.4% and the sex ratio is 953 females for every 1000 males. The main tribes in the district are Zeliangrong Nagas, Kuki, Chiru, Hmar and Khasi.

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of this district.


Tamenglong Education:

There are schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and Don Bosco School and colleges like Tamenglong College located here.

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