Kuirei

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Kuirei
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Kuirei
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Kuirei
Kuirei (India)
Coordinates: 25°14′56″N94°27′20″E / 25.24889°N 94.45556°E / 25.24889; 94.45556 Coordinates: 25°14′56″N94°27′20″E / 25.24889°N 94.45556°E / 25.24889; 94.45556
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 767
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (KURE TU)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Kohima
Literacy 56.15%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Chingai
Website manipur.gov.in

Kuirei is a village located north of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is approximately 41 kilometers from Ukhrul. National Highway 150 Imphal-Kohima via Jessami passes through the village. Kuirei is one of the villages that used to make indigenous salt from salt springs and supply to other Tangkhul villages before the advent of common salt.[ citation needed ] The village is flanked by Phungcham and Peh in the west, Huishu and Khamasom in the east, Kalhang in the south and Ngahui and Marem in the North. Locally inhabitants speak Kuirei dialect which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

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'.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Kuirei has 141 households with the total of 767 people of which 386 are male and 381 are female. Of the total population, 60 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 987 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 56.15%. Male literacy rate stands at 62.39% while female literacy rate was 50.00%.

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. The village is well known in the district for its scenic beauty. Kuirei is also famous for engaging in largescale apiculture [2] On the cons side, the village is known for acute scarcity of water mainly during the dry season. [3]

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References

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