Noklak
village
Noklak
Noklak
Location in Nagaland,India
Coordinates: 26°13′00″N 94°59′31″E / 26.2167°N 94.9919°E / 26.2167; 94.9919Coordinates: 26°13′00″N 94°59′31″E / 26.2167°N 94.9919°E / 26.2167; 94.9919
Country India
State Nagaland
DistrictNoklak
Government
 • BodyNagar Palika
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total7,674
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationNL
Websitenagaland.gov.in

Noklak, the youngest and the 12th District of Nagaland was inaugurated on January 20, 2021 and is located in the easternmost part of India. Noklak district is the headquarter of Khiamniungan Naga tribe in the Indian state of Nagaland.

History

Noklak district was created on 21 December 2017, previously having been a sub-district of Tuensang district.[2]

Demographics

As of 2011 the 2011 census Noklak HQ had a population of 7,674, of which 48% were female, and where the literacy rate was 83%. 20% were children aged 6 or less.[1]

Administration

The head of the administration is the office of Deputy Commissioner and Superentendent of Police.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Noklak Hq Village Population - Noklak - Tuensang, Nagaland". www.census2011.co.in.
  2. ^ "Noklak is Nagaland's youngest district". Eastern Mirror. 21 December 2017.
  3. ^ "District Profile". Department of Information & Public Relations, Nagaland Official Website 2016.