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Overview of the District

Overview of the District

The Namsai district of Arunachal Pradesh is a foothill district. It was carved out of Lohit District in 2014 and became the 18th District of the state. The District is situated at north easternmost part of the country and lies between 95.45 to 96.20 E longitudes/ 27.30 to 27.55 N latitudes with a geographical area of about 1587 sqkm. The district is surrounded by Tinsukia district of Assam in the West & South West, Changlang district in the South & South East, Anjaw & Lohit in the East and Lohit in the North.

The Headquarter of the district is also called by the name “NAMSAI” which in Khampti means Water & Sand (NAM – Water , SAI – Sand)

As per population census 2011, the district has a population of 95950 with male female ratio of 984.19 per thousand and a population density of 60.46 per sqkm. The main stream of economy of the district comes from land and forest based activities.

Demograhy

According to census 2011 the district has 95,950 souls out of which 14,246 (14.85%) are urban and 81,704 (85.15%) are rural population. The decadal growth rate is 16.44 % which is lower than the state average.

Sl.No Items Particular
1. Total Population (2011 Census) 95,950
  Male 49,856
  Female 46,094
2. Sex Ratio 984,19
3. Population density 60.46
4. Literacy rate (absolute) 54.24
  Male 61.07
  Female 47.42

 



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