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Nungshong
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Nungshong
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Nungshong
Nungshong (India)
Coordinates: 25°03′00″N94°23′34″E / 25.05000°N 94.39278°E / 25.05000; 94.39278 Coordinates: 25°03′00″N94°23′34″E / 25.05000°N 94.39278°E / 25.05000; 94.39278
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total784
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Nungshong tui)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Kohima
Literacy91.09%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

Nungshong is a generic reference to two villages viz. Nungshong Khullen and Nungshong Khunou located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 30 kilometers from Ukhrul via the state highway that connects Ukhrul-Kamjong via Shangshak. The shorter un-metalled road from Ukhrul to Nungshong is about 15 kilometers. Construction of a new road under PMGSY to connect the neighboring villages with Ukhrul is underway for which there were reports of irregularities on the part of the executing agencies. [1] Nungshong is flanked by Hungpung in the west, Shangching in the south, Choithar and Khangkhui in the north. Locally, the residents speak Nungshong 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'.

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, the Pangals or the Pangans, Kuki, and Naga people, 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.

Kamjong Village in Manipur, India

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.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [2] Nungshong Khullen has 93 households with the total of 488 people of which 242 are male and 246 are female. Of the total population, 44 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 1017 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 59.68%. Male literacy rate stands at 67.29% while female literacy rate was 52.61%.

The total number of households of Nungshong Khunou according to 2011 census [3] 57 with the total of 260 people of which 120 are male and 140 are female. Of the total population, 23 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 1167 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 94.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 98.23% while female literacy rate was 91.94%.

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. Nungshong is one of the 44 villages considered likely to be affected as a catchment area when the Mapithel multi purpose is finally functional. [4]

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