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Tusom
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Tusom
Tusom (India)
Coordinates: 25°25′15″N94°34′38″E / 25.42083°N 94.57722°E / 25.42083; 94.57722 Coordinates: 25°25′15″N94°34′38″E / 25.42083°N 94.57722°E / 25.42083; 94.57722
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 2,250
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Tusom Tui)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Kohima
Literacy 90.94%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jessami
Website manipur.gov.in

Tusom is a generic reference to two villages located north of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The villages are Tusom Khullen or New Tusom and Tusom CV. The villages are partially connected by National Highway 150, Imphal-Kohima road via Jessami. Tusom is 120 kilometres (75 miles) away from Ukhrul and about 5 kilometres (3 miles) away from Indo-Myanmar border pillar number 130. Tusom is flanked by Kharasom in the west, Chingai in the south and Laivum village Myanmar in the east. The dialect spoken by the inhabitants of Tusom belongs to the Sorbung 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

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Total population

As per 2011 census, [1] Tusom Khullen has 341 households with the total of 1608 people of which 811 are male and 797 are female. Of the total population, 225 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of Tusom Khullen village is 983 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 90.66%.

As per 2011 census, [2] Tusom CV has 134 households with the total of 642 people of which 330 are male and 312 are female. Of the total population, 112 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of Tusom Khullen village is 945 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 93.02%.

Demographics

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. The village was recently in news because of volcano eruption at New Tusom village [3] and chopper like object crash in the vicinity of the village. [4] [5]

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