Demography of Senapati District
According to the reports of Census India 2011, the total population of the Senapati district was 479,148 out of which male and female were 247,323 and 231,825 respectively. With a population density of 109 inhabitants per sq.km, the population growth rate over the decade 2001 to 2011 was 25 percent. The sex ratio in the Senapati district was 939 females for every 1000 males and the literacy rate was 75 percent.
Places of Attraction in Senapati District
Listed below are some of the popular places of attraction in the Senapati district:
Maram Khullen: One of the biggest villagesin the district, Maram Khullen is a very old and primitive village. It is an attractive destination for the anthropologist and research scholars.
Yangkhullen: Yangkhullen is the largest Zemei village located 47 km from Maram Centre in Peren road. The primitive social and economic life is still prevailing in the village. It is situated amidst the steep cliff of beautiful landscape.
Mao: The last town of Manipur bordering Nagaland, 107 km from Imphal, Mao is a very busy town. It is the granary of the surrounding villages and the gateway of the state.
Liyai: The village of Liyai is 33 km from Tadubi towards the east is considered as a historical site. The Barak River originates from this village.
Makhel: Makhel is a sacred place for many ethnic communities. Various historical monuments can be seen in this place.
Dzuko Valley: A most enchanting place, the valley can be reached by trekking from the border town of Mao. One can observe snowfall in the winter season and Dzuko lily in spring season.
Purul: 19 km from Maram in National Highway 39, Purul is the home of indigenous games Toutou and wrestling. Toutou is played during New Year festival and wrestling is traditionally played on the eve of paddy transplantation festival which is known as Paoki falling in the first fortnight of May.
Visiting Information on Senapati District
The Dimapur railway station is the closest at a distance of 148 km from the Senapati district and the closest airport is the Imphal Airport at a distance of about 113 km.