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Kamjong
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Kamjong
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Kamjong
Kamjong (India)
Coordinates: 24°51′56″N94°30′38″E / 24.86556°N 94.51056°E / 24.86556; 94.51056 Coordinates: 24°51′56″N94°30′38″E / 24.86556°N 94.51056°E / 24.86556; 94.51056
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total729
Languages
  Official Tangkhul
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy71.96%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Phungyar
Website manipur.gov.in

Kamjong is a village located southeast of Ukhrul in Kamjong district, Manipur state, India. Kamjong is also one of the sub-divisional headquarters of Ukhrul district. The village is about 80 kilometers from Ukhrul and is connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong State highway. This divisional headquarter is flanked by Langli in the north, Bungpa in the south, the Phange in the east and Dangthi in the west.

Ukhrul Place in Manipur, India

Ukhrul/Hunphun is a town in the state of Manipur, India. Ukhrul is the home of the Tangkhul Naga. It is the administrative headquarter 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; 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, the Pangals or the Pangans, Naga tribes, Kuki/Zo tribes and other communities, 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.

India Country in South Asia

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Kamjong has 121 households with the total of 729 people of which 383 are male and 346 are female. Of the total population, 112 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 903 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 71.96% which is lower than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 76.47% while female literacy rate was 67.01%.

People and occupation

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Majority of the inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. Due to the porous international border with Myanmar Kamjong area most often is in the news for militancy activities. [2] Kamjong area is also well known in the district for the poor transport system due to bad road condition and the inhabitants suffer most during the rainy season because of frequent landslides. [3]

Myanmar Republic in Southeast Asia

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by Bangladesh and India to its northwest, China to its northeast, Laos and Thailand to its east and southeast, and the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal to its south and southwest. With a size of 676,578 square kilometres, Myanmar is the largest of the Mainland Southeast Asian states by area. As of 2017, the population is about 54 million. Its capital city is Naypyidaw, and its largest city is Yangon (Rangoon). Myanmar has been a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since 1997.


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References

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