Champhung

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Champhung
Ramrim
village
Nickname(s): Changta
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Champhung
Location in Manipur, India
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Champhung
Champhung (India)
Coordinates: 25°09′24″N94°12′17″E / 25.15667°N 94.20472°E / 25.15667; 94.20472 Coordinates: 25°09′24″N94°12′17″E / 25.15667°N 94.20472°E / 25.15667; 94.20472
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 782
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Champhung tui)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul
Literacy 81.12%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

Champhung is a village located extreme west in Ukhrul district, Manipur. The village is connected by an inter village road and is about 43 kilometers from the district headquarters. Champhung is flanked by Tora in the north, Somdal and Phalee in the east, Leisan in the south-west and Senapati district in the west.

Ukhrul Place in Manipur, India

Ukhrul/Hunphun is a town in Ukhrul district in the state of Manipur, India. Ukhrul district is the home of the Tangkhul Naga. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ukhrul district. There are also four sub-divisions in the district for administering the villages in and around it. The villages, however, are governed by the 'village heads'.

Manipur State in North-east India

Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. It is bounded by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, and Assam to the west; Burma (Myanmar) lies to its east. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometres (8,621 sq mi) and has a population of almost 3 million, including the Meitei, who are the majority group in the state, Kuki, and Naga peoples, who speak a variety of Sino-Tibetan languages. Manipur has been at the crossroads of Asian economic and cultural exchange for more than 2,500 years. It has long connected the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia, China, Siberia, Micronesia and Polynesia, enabling migration of people, cultures, and religions.

Somdal Village in Manipur, India

Somdal also called as Shongran is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state in India. As per 2011 census, the village has a total of 468 families of 2375 persons of which 1209 are male while 1166 are female Of the total population, 13.14% are in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 964 female per 1000 male. The literacy rate of the village is 92.39%.

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Population

According to the 2011 census, [1] Champhung has 152 households with the total of 782 people of which 408 are male and 374 are female. Of the total population, 88 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 917 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 81.12% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 82.42% while female literacy rate was 79.70%.

The 15th Indian Census was conducted in two phases, house listing and population enumeration. House listing phase began on 1 April 2010 and involved collection of information about all buildings. Information for National Population Register was also collected in the first phase, which will be used to issue a 12-digit unique identification number to all registered Indian residents by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). The second population enumeration phase was conducted between 9 and 28 February 2011. Census has been conducted in India since 1872 and 2011 marks the first time biometric information was collected. According to the provisional reports released on 31 March 2011, the Indian population increased to 1.21 billion with a decadal growth of 17.70%. Adult literacy rate increased to 74.04% with a decadal growth of 9.21%. The motto of the census was 'Our Census, Our future'.

People and Occupation

Agriculture is the main occupation of the settlers. The main crops grown in the village are rice, corn, and pulses of many varieties. Champhung is well known in Ukhrul district for potato and chilli cultivation. The village also is home to various flora and fauna. Majority of the inhabitants are Christians.

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References

  1. "Champhung population". Census 2011. Retrieved 2015-10-11.