Dimapur district was inaugurated as the eighth district of Nagaland in December, 1997. Earlier it was a sub-division under Kohima district. Besides being referred to as a gateway of Nagaland and Manipur, main commercial activities of the State, is centered around Dimapur. The district is bounded by Kohima district on the south and east, Karbi Anglong district of Assam on the West, the Karbi Anglong and stretch of Golaghat District of Assam, in the west and the north.
A large area of the District is in the plains with an average elevation of 260 m above sea level excepting the Medziphema sub-division and a few villages of Niuland sub-division, which are located in the foothills. The total area of Dimapur is 927 km<sup>2</sup> (Source-Deptt. of Land Record & Survey). The district is bounded by Kohima District on the south and east; the Karbi Anglong and the DAB (Disputed Area Belt) stretch of Golaghat District of Assam, in the west and the north 25º 54’ 45” N Latitude 93º 44’ 30” E Longitude.
Dimapur Climate is hot and humid in the plains during summer (reaching a maximum of 36°C, with humidity up to 93%) while the winter months are cool and pleasant. The average annual rainfall is 1504.7 mm
The District has a heterogeneous population with the majority comprising Naga... Read More