Kiphire
Kiphire
Kiphire
Location in Nagaland
Coordinates: 25°53′57″N 94°46′51″E / 25.8992°N 94.7808°E / 25.8992; 94.7808Coordinates: 25°53′57″N 94°46′51″E / 25.8992°N 94.7808°E / 25.8992; 94.7808
Country India
State Nagaland
DistrictKiphire District
Government
 • TypeTown Council
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
896 m (2,940 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total11,799
 • Rank17th in Nagaland
 • Density100/km2 (300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationNL
Websitehttp://kiphire.nic.in

Kiphire (Pron:/ˈkɪfɑɪə/) is a town and the administrative seat of the Kiphire District in the Indian state of Nagaland. It is situated at an elevation of 896 m (2,940 ft) above sea level and is located about 254 km from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland.