Phek
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Phek is located in Nagaland
Phek
Phek
Location in Nagaland,India
Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 94°30′00″E / 25.6667°N 94.5000°E / 25.6667; 94.5000Coordinates: 25°40′00″N 94°30′00″E / 25.6667°N 94.5000°E / 25.6667; 94.5000
Country India
State Nagaland
DistrictPhek District
Elevation1,524 m (5,000 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total14,204
Languages
 • OfficialEnglish
 • Major languageChokri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code03865
Vehicle registrationNL-08
Websitenagaland.gov.in

Phek (pron:/ˈfɛk/) is a town located in the south-eastern part of the Indian state of Nagaland. It is the administrative seat of Phek District.

Demographics

As of 2011 the 2011 census Phek town had a population of 14,204, of which 44% were female, and of which the literacy rate was 98%. 1.8% were children aged 6 or less.[2] Since the 2001 census the population of 12,863 had increased by 10%.[3]

Christianity is the religion of 98% of the inhabitants. Other religions followed are Hinduism by 1.3% of the population, Islam by 0.2%, Buddhism by 0.5%.[2]

References

  1. ^ "phek profile". phek.nic.in.
  2. ^ a b c "Phek City Population Census 2011 - Nagaland". www.census2011.co.in.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.