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Teinem
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Teinem
Location in Manipur, India
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Teinem
Teinem (India)
Coordinates: 25°06′56.8″N94°15′00.9″E / 25.115778°N 94.250250°E / 25.115778; 94.250250 Coordinates: 25°06′56.8″N94°15′00.9″E / 25.115778°N 94.250250°E / 25.115778; 94.250250
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total4,058
Languages
  Official Tangkhul
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest cityUkhrul
Literacy83.09%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChingai

Teinem is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state in India. As per 2011 census, [1] 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.

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'.

Ukhrul district district in Manipur, India

Ukhrul is a district in the north eastern state of Manipur in India. It lies about 84 kilometres (52 mi) north east of Imphal.

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.

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Religion

Teinem is one of the Tangkhul villages that embraced Christianity very early. For this, the villagers got access to western education right from the coming of Christian missionaries to Ukhrul district. 99.9% of the population are Christians. According to 2011 census, the literacy rate of the village was 83.09% which is higher than the state's average of 76.94%.

Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and the savior of all people, whose coming as the Messiah was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible, called the Old Testament in Christianity, and chronicled in the New Testament. It is the world's largest religion with about 2.4 billion followers.

People and Occupation

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants.

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References

  1. "Census report of Tuinem". Census 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2015.