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THE PEOPLE

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 chin.

POPULATION

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.

LITERACY

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.

 

Contact Address :
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

Department of Information Technology
National Informatics Centre, Mon District Centre
Office of the Deputy Commissioner
Mon – 798621, Nagaland.

Phone: (03869)-221302 (NIC) -221264 (D.C.), Fax: (03869)-221246 (DC)
E-mail: nagmon@nic.in