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Senapati district
View of Senapati
View of Senapati
Senapati district
Location in Manipur
Country India
State Manipur
HeadquartersSenapati (Tahamzam)
Tehsils1. Purul, 2. Paomata, 3. Mao-Maram,[1]
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies6: Saikul, Karong, Mao, Tadubi, Kangpokpi and Saitu
Area
 • Total1,573 km2 (607 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total285,404
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
 • Urban
3.86%[2]
Demographics
 • Literacy74.13%[2]
 • Sex ratio959[2]
Language(s)
 • OfficialMeitei (officially called Manipuri)[a][3]
 • RegionalMao
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMN03[4]
Major highwaysNH-39, AH-2,[5] AH-1[6]
Websitesenapati.nic.in

Senapati (Meitei pronunciation:/se.na.pə.ti/[b][3]) is of the 16 districts of Manipur state in India.

Geography

Senapati District is located between 93.29° and 94.15° East Longitude and 24.37° and 25.37° North Latitude and is in the northern part of Manipur state. The District is bounded on the south by Kangpokpi District, on the east by Ukhrul district, on the west by Tamenglong district and on the north by Kohima District and Phek district of Nagaland state. The district lies at an altitude between 1061 meter to 1788 meters above sea level.

Demographics

Religions in Senapati district (2011)[7]
Religion Percent
Christianity
95.31%
Hinduism
3.36%
Other or not stated
1.33%

According to the 2011 census Senapati district has a population of 479,148,[8] roughly equal to the nation of Belize.[9] This gives it a ranking of 565th in India (out of a total of 640).[8] The district has a population density of 109 inhabitants per square kilometre (280/sq mi) .[8] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.16%.[8] Senapati has a sex ratio of 939 females for every 1000 males,[8] and a literacy rate of 75%. Bifurcated Senapati district had a population of 285,404 after bifurcation. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 0.10% and 92.74% of the population respectively.[8]

Languages

Languages in Senapati district (2011)[10]

  Mao (76.88%)
  Maram (10.67%)
  Nepali (2.84%)
  Zemi (2.65%)
  Khezha (1.75%)
  Liangmei (1.55%)
  Others (3.66%)

More than 95% of the population speak various Naga languages.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Meitei language (officially known as Manipuri language) is the official language of Manipur. Other regional languages of different places in Manipur may either be predominantly spoken or not in their respective places but "Meitei" is always officially used.
  2. ^ Meitei language (officially known as Manipuri language) is the official language of Manipur. Other regional languages of different places in Manipur may either be predominantly spoken or not in their respective places but "Meitei" is always officially used.

References

  1. ^ "Official Website of Senapati District Manipur-District Profile". Archived from the original on 15 July 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "Senapati District Population Census 2011-2021, Manipur literacy sex ratio and density".
  3. ^ a b "Report of the Commissioner for linguistic minorities: 47th report (July 2008 to June 2010)" (PDF). Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. p. 78. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  4. ^ "娱乐是一种态度".
  5. ^ AH2
  6. ^ AH1
  7. ^ "Population by religious community - Manipur". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. 2011.
  8. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  9. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Belize 321,115 July 2011 est.
  10. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India".