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Lower Subansiri District : Arunachal Pradesh

About District


The District of Lower Subansiri, which is lying approx between 92º40' and 94°21' East Longitude and 26°55" and 28°21' North Latitudes, covers an area of 3,460 (approx) Sq.km., is bounded on the North by Kurung-Kumey and Upper Subansiri Districts of Arunachal; on the South by Papum Pare District of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam ; on the East by West Siang and some part of Upper Subansiri ; and on the West by Kurung-Kumey and Papumpare Districts of Arunachal Pradesh. The topography of the District is mostly mountainous terrain, where the Hill Ranges varies approximately from 1000 to 1600 metres above sea level. A greater part of it falls within the Higher mountain zone consisting of tangled peaks and valleys. Nature has gifted the heart land of the District in the form of magnificent plateau at about 1564 metres above sea level, where District Headquarter, Ziro is located. The name of the District is derived from the Subansiri River, a tributary of Mighty Brahmaputra, that flows through Raga Circle of this District. The entire Lower Subansiri District is administratively divided into 3 Sub-Divisions, 3 CD Blocks and 8 circles comprising of 226 villages.

District at a Glance


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