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Nongdam
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Nongdam
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Nongdam
Nongdam (India)
Coordinates: 24°48′25″N94°08′46″E / 24.80694°N 94.14611°E / 24.80694; 94.14611 Coordinates: 24°48′25″N94°08′46″E / 24.80694°N 94.14611°E / 24.80694; 94.14611
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Sowombung
Government
  Type Panchayati raj (India)
  Body Gram panchayat
Population
  Total850
Languages
  Official Tangkhul
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795001
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy70.44%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sowumbung
Website manipur.gov.in

Nongdam is a Tangkhul village in Imphal East district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Sowombung sub division. The village is partially connected by National Highway 202 that connects Jessami and Imphal. Nongdam is flanked by Leishiphung in the west, Itham in the south, Chadong in the east and Riha in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Nongdam dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Nongdam comprises 178 households with the total of 850 people. The average sex ratio of the village is 1024 female to 1000 male which is higher than Manipur state average of 985. Literacy rate of Nongdam is 70.44% with male literacy rate at 83.38% and female literacy rate at 57.91%.

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 known in the district for its reserve natural environment, flora and fauna. Nongdam is a village located downstream the Mapithel Dam and is one of the adversely affected villages post commissioning of the multi-purpose project. [2]

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References

  1. [www.census2011.co.in/data/village/270268-nongdam-manipur.html "Nongdam village"] Check |url= value (help). Census 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  2. "Nongdam affected by Mapithel Dam". e-pao. Retrieved 11 November 2019.