Tanrui

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Tanrui
village
Nickname(s): Leisan
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Tanrui
Location in Manipur, India
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Tanrui
Tanrui (India)
Coordinates: 25°08′21″N94°10′08″E / 25.13917°N 94.16889°E / 25.13917; 94.16889 Coordinates: 25°08′21″N94°10′08″E / 25.13917°N 94.16889°E / 25.13917; 94.16889
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 1,007
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Tanrui tui)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul
Literacy 85.63%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

Tanrui is a village located extreme west of Ukhrul district, Manipur. The village is connected by an inter village road and is about 45 kilometers from the district headquarters. Tanrui is flanked by Tuinem in the east, Zingshong in the north Senapati district in the west and Sinakeithei in the south. The inhabitants talk Tanrui 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, Loi, Yaithibi, 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.

Tuinem Village in Manipur, India

Teinem is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state in India. As per 2011 census, the village has a total of 802 households with 4058 persons of which 2031 are male while 2037 are female. Of the total population, 13.45% are in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 863 female per 1000 male. The literacy rate of the village is 83.09%. Neighbouring villages of Teinem are Phalee, Seikhor, Sirarakhong, Ngainga and Lamlang.

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Population

According to 2011 census, [1] Tanrui has 202 households with the total of 1007 people of which 508 are male and 499 are female. Of the total population, 144 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 982 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 85.63% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 89.75% while female literacy rate was 81.37%.

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. Tanrui 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. "Tanrui population". Census 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-07.