South West Khasi Hills district

South West Khasi Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India.

South West Khasi Hills district

South West Khasi
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
Location of South West Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya
CountryIndia
StateMeghalaya
HeadquartersMawkyrwat
Area
 • Total1,341 km2 (518 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total110,152
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy76.84
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitesouthwestkhasihills.gov.in

HistoryEdit

The South West Khasi Hills district was carved out of the West Khasi Hills district on 3 August 2012.[1]

GeographyEdit

The district headquarters is located at Mawkyrwat. The district occupies an area of 1,341 km². The district is compose all the villages of two Community & Rural Development Blocks viz. Ranikor and Mawkyrwat are Community & Rural Development Block, including 18 (Eighteen) Villages under Warsan Lyngdoh Gram Sevak Circle of Nongstoin in Community & Rural Development Block.

Administrative divisionsEdit

South West Khasi Hills district is divided into two blocks

Name Headquarters Population Location
Mawkyrwat Mawkyrwat
Ranikor Ranikor

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