Dima Hasao District
Physical: The Dima Hasao District is situated at southern part of Assam & is bounded by Nagaland & Manipur state in the east, Cachar district of Assam in the south, Meghalaya state & the part of Karbi-Anglong district in the west & another part of Karbi-Anglong & Nagaon district in the north.
Latitude : Between 25o 3/ N and 25o 47/ N.
Longitude : Between 92o 37/ E and 93o 17/ E.
Altitude : (a) Eastern Region :- 600-900 meters
(b) Northern Region :- 1000-1866 meters.
Geographical Area : 4890 Sq. k.m..
Railway Area : 133.25 k.m.
Hills: The major portion of the district is covered by hills. The main range is Borail of which " Thumjang" is the highest peak at 1866 meters & Hempeupet is the 2nd highest peak at 1748 meters. The other main range is Khartheng range from Dittokcherra to Garampani .
Rivers: The main rivers are Kapili, Dehangi, Diyung, Jatinga, Jenam, Mahur, Langting etc, of these Diyung river is the longest river having the length of 240 k.m. Almost all rivers originate from Borail.
Climate: Rainfall is heavy during the months from May to September, but it is not evenly distributed throughout the district. Climate condition is also not uniform. rainfall in Borail range is heaviest. Annual average in this range varies from 2200 mm to 2700 mm while in the Langting- Manderdisa-Diyungmukh area it receives much less rain( i.e., from 1200 mm. to 1800 mm.).
The average mean maximum temperature varies from 24o C to 30o C. The average mean minimum temperature varies from 10o C to 14o C .
The average relative humidity varies from 73% to 84%.
Types of Forest & its area : The areas covered by forest in the District is as shown below :
1. Langting Mupa Reserve Forest : 497.55 Sq. k.m.
2. Krungming Reserve Forest : 124.42 Sq. k.m.
3. Barail Reserve Forest : 89.93 Sq. k.m.
4.Unclassed State Forest : 3854.00 Sq. k.m.
5. Hatikhali Proposed Reserve Forest : 18.06 Sq. k.m.
6. Panimur Proposed Reserve Forest : 28.70 Sq. k.m.
7. Barail Proposed Reserve Forest : 17.60 Sq. k.m.
Important Forest Species & Forest Produces:
Important tree plants naturally available are Haldu, Gamari, Titachopa, Nahar, Bonsum, Bogipoma, Bola, Koroi, Bhelu, Makri, Sal etc.
Minor Forest Produces available are Bamboo, Cane, Broom sticks, Tezpat, Dalchini, Tannins, Medicinal plants & herbs, Honey, Sand, Gravels etc.
Wild life: Tiger, Leopard, Elephant, Barking Deer, Screw Hollock, Gibbons, Black Bear, Wild dog, Wild Buffalo, Mithun etc are the main inhabitants of the hill ecosystem. The varieties of birds, snakes, tortoise & other reptiles, etc too, enrich the hills biodiversities.
Minerals: Lime stone & coal in small quantity are found in the neighbourhood of garampani . Carbonaceous shale is available in Baga area. Good quality of lime stone low in magnesea & suitable for cement manufacturing is also available.
|1.||Haflong- Dehangi- Diyungmukh- Lanka-Nagaon-Guwahati|
|2.||Haflong- Dehangi- Umrangso- Jowai- Shilong- Guwahati|
|3.||Haflong- Jatinga- Harangajao- Silchar|
|4.||Haflong- Jatinga- Mahur- Maibang- Lumding- Diphu|
|1.||Haflong- Lumding - Guwahati|
|2.||Haflong - Badarpur - Silchar|
Road distance from Haflong (in Kilometer):-
Educational Institutions :
|Sl. No.||Type of Institution||No.||Category|
|3.||Higher Secondary School||6||Govt.||2|
|6.||L.P.School||619||Under the Dima Hasao District Autonomous Council|
Medical facilities :
|Sl. No.||Type||Total Nos.|
|3.||Community Health Centre||2|
|4.||Block Primary Health Centre||3|
|5.||Mini Primary Health Centre||2|
|6.||Subsidiary Health Centre||2|
|8.||Post Mortem Centre||2|
|9.||Maternity & Child Health Centre||4|
|12||(108) Ambulance Service||3|
|POPULATION 2001||PERCENTAGE DECADAL GROWTH||SEX-RATIO (NO. OF FEMALES PER 1000 MALES )||POPULATION DENSITY PER Sq. k.m.|
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