District at a glance

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 Total Area
 8325 Sq. KM
2
 Administrative Sub-Divisions
 6
3
 Administrative Circles
 20
4
 Community Development Blocks
 11
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 Members of Legislative Assembly
 7 (Seven)
   
 Name of Assembly Constituency
 Name of MLA
  27- Liromoba
  Sri Jarbom Gamlin
  28- Likabali
  Sri Jomde Kena
  29- Basar
  Sri Gojen Gadi
  30- Aalo (West)
  Sri Gadam Ete
  31- Aalo (East)
  Sri Jarkar Gamlin
  32- Mechuka
  Sri Passang Dorjee Sona
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 No. of Villages
 397
7
 Major Towns
 (a) Aalo, (b) Basar, (c)Likabali
8
 Population of the state (2001 Census)
 103, 575
 Males
 54, 139
 Females
 49, 436
 Schedule Tribe Population
 70, 571
 Schedule Caste Population
 266
9
 Literacy Rate
 60.31%
 Male
 66.72%
 Female
 53.24%
10
 Sex Ratio
 913 : 1000 (Females : Male)
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 Major Tribes
 (a) Gallong, (b) Minyong, (c) Bori, (d) Bokar, (e) Pailibo, (f) Ramo, (g) Membas
12
 Major Festivals
 (a) Mopin( Galo) in April
(b) Solung (Minyong)in September
(c) Donging (Bori) in February
(c) Lossar (Memba) in January/February
(d) Podi-Barbi (Bokar) in December
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 Important Tourist Spots
 (a) Akashi Ganga, (b) Malinithan at Likabali, (c) Gompa at Mechuka
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 Community Health Centres
 5
15
 Primary Health Centres
 4
16
 Educational Institutions
 Colleges
 2
 Higher Secondary Schools
 8
 Secondary Schools
 18
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 Important Rivers
 
(a) Yomgo or Siyom
(b) Sirit
  (c) Yagyapchu (d) Rimi
  (e) Sike (f) Shiet
  (g) Hiru (h) Siji
  (i) Sigen   (j) Hirik
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 Main Horticultural Products   a) Orange   b) Pineapple
  c) Pears   d) Banana
 
e) Guava
 
f) Plum
 
g) Papaya
 
h) Litchi
 
i) Walnut
 
j) Cardamom
 
k) Black pepper
 
l) Apple
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Main Agricultural Products
 
a) Paddy
 
b) Maize
 
c) Millet
 
d) Ginger
 
e) Potato
 
f) Chilli
 
g) Ladies Finger
 
h) Cabbage
 
i)Arum
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Important Forest Species
 
a) Hillock
 
b) Simul
 
c) Gomari
 
d) Khonkon
 
e) Teak
 
f) Jutuli
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Minerals
 
a) Coal
 
b) Graphite
 
c) Limestone
 
d)Marble
 
e)Clay
 
f) Ferrous
 
g) Sulphuric Minerals
 
h) Ochee
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