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Mon District : Nagaland

About District


The Mon district was carved out of the Tuensang district on 21st December 1973. The District covers an area of 1786 Sq.km and it is bounded on the North by Sibsagar District of Assam, on the South by Tuensang District of Nagaland and Myanmar (Burma), on the East by Myanmar (Burma) and on the West by Tuensang and Mokokchung Districts of Nagaland. On its Northeast lies the Tirap District of Arunachal Pradesh. Some of the tourist spots in the district are Wanching, Wakching, Mon, Shangnyu, Chui, Longwa, Angphang, Monyakshu, Pessao and Changlangshu, famous for wood carving; Sheanghachingnyu, Langmeang and Longwa are famous for skull exhibits and wood carving; Dikhu river, Tizit, Tapi, Teyap etc. are sights for tourist attraction for fishing and picnicking; Yetyong, Kaimang, Maksha and Thannyak rivers are popular for trout fishing; (e) Chiknyuho, Shawot, Ngupdang and Longwa are famous for Second World War remains and rock inscriptions; Yei, Monyakshu, Pessao, Yongkao and Tamkong are the spots of attraction for ornithologists and for watching Tragopan birds; Shangnyu and Chui have been declared as the ethnic villages.
Official Website : http://mon.nic.in

District at a Glance


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