The Konyaks can
be grouped into two groups, namely Thendu, which means the Tattooed
Face and Thentho, meaning the White face. The former inhabit
the lower region of the district and the people tattoo their whole face. Powerful
Anghs (Chiefs) rule respective villages. While the latter are the settlers of
the upper region of the district (Tobu area). This group tattoos only their forehead and
The population of
the Mon District is 2,50,260 according to the Census 2011. Of this, the male
population is 1,31,753 and female population is 1,18,507. The density of population is 140
Sq.km.The sex ratio is 899:1000 i.e. 899 females per 1000 males.
The literacy rate
in the District is 56.99 per cent. Of this, the male literacy is 60.94 per cent and the
female is 52.58 per cent.