Mokokchung District

 

 

Mokokchung, another district in Nagaland is the Home of the Ao Naga tribe. It covers an area of 1,615 sq km. Mokokchung District is bounded by the state of Assam to its north, Tuensang to its east, Zunheboto to its south and Wokha and Assam to its west and lies between 93.53 and 94.53 Degrees Longitude and 25.56 Degrees Latitude.

 

The physiography of the district shows six distinct hill ranges. The ranges are more or less parallel to each other and runs in the southeast direction. This District is mainly inhabited by the Ao Nagas, one of the major tribes of Nagaland. The Ao’s belong to three dialectical groups, namely, Chungli, Mongsen and Changki with the exception of Merinokpo Village whose dialect is somewhat akin to that of the Phom Nagas of Longleng area. Other communities have also settled in this district.

 

Some of the important sectors of Mokokchung district:

 

DEMOGRAPHY

HORTICULTURE

FORESTRY

INDUSTRY

POSTAL

VETERINARY

CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY

AGRICULTURE

FISHERY

HEALTH

ELECTRICITY

ROADWAYS

BANKING