Tuensang District

 

 

Tuensang is one of the eight districts of Nagaland. It lies in the easternmost part of Nagaland, and is named after the village which is situated closed by the district headquarter. The District is populated by 5 (Five) major tribes namely, Chang, Sangtam, Khiamniungan, Yimchunger, Phom and a part of Sumi.

 

Tuensang is bordered by Myanmar all along its eastern side. On the North lies Mon district. Tuensang touches Assam on its north on a narrow strip between Mon on the East and Mokokchung in the West. On the South of Tuensang lies Phek District and on the west are Zunheboto and Mokokchung districts. The district has approximately 180 Kms of international border with Myanmar. Physiographically, Tuensang district is covered with hills, high ridges deep gorges and narrow valleys.

 

Some of the important sectors of Tuensang district:

 

DEMOGRAPHY HORTICULTURE FORESTRY INDUSTRY POSTAL VETERINARY CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY
AGRICULTURE FISHERY HEALTH ELECTRICITY ROADWAYS BANKING