Kangpokpi district

Kangpokpi District also known as Sadar Hills district, is one of the 16 districts in the Indian state of Manipur. It was created in December 2016 from areas in the Sadar Hills region which were previously part of Senapati District.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Kangpokpi district
District
Location of Kangpokpi district in Manipur
Location of Kangpokpi district in Manipur
Coordinates (Kangpokpi): 25°09′N 93°58′E / 25.15°N 93.97°E / 25.15; 93.97Coordinates: 25°09′N 93°58′E / 25.15°N 93.97°E / 25.15; 93.97
Country India
State Manipur
HeadquartersKangpokpi
Population
 • Total335,000
 • Urban
13,000
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitehttps://kangpokpi.nic.in/

The district headquarters is located in Kangpokpi.

DemographicsEdit

ReligionEdit

Religions in Kangpokpi District
Religion Percent
Christianity
79.90%
Hinduism
17.68%
Buddhism
0.92%
Islam
0.45%
Others
1.05%

LanguagesEdit

Languages in Kangpokpi district (2011)[8]

  Thado (42.29%)
  Nepali (15.96%)
  Kuki (10.56%)
  Vaiphei (5.08%)
  Tangkhul (5.02%)
  Liangmei (3.56%)
  Kabui (2.11%)
  Mao (1.76%)
  Hindi (1.39%)
  Manipuri (0.76%)
  Others (11.51%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DC Kangpokpi District, Government of Manipur - District Profile". dckpidistrict.gov.in. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
  2. ^ "7 new districts formed in Manipur amid opposition by Nagas". India Today. 9 December 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Manipur Creates 7 New Districts". NDTV. 9 December 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  4. ^ "New districts to stay, says Manipur CM". The Hindu. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Manipur Chief Minsiter [sic] inaugurates two new districts amid Naga protests". Times of India. 16 December 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Simply put: Seven new districts that set Manipur ablaze". The Indian Express. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  7. ^ Utpal Parashar (5 January 2017). "Creation of new districts could be game-changer in Manipur polls". Hindustan Times (opinion). Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India".

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