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() is a town and a town area committee
in Mon district
in the Indian state
Mon is located at . It has an average elevation of 655 metres (2148 feet).
It is situated at an altitude of 2,945 ft (898 m) above sea level. It is at a distance of 357 km from Kohima
via Dimapur and 280 km from Dimapur
, 275 km from Kohima via Mokokchung
, Tamlu and Wakching. Home of the Konyaks, the town was established at the land of Chen and Mon villages. It is centrally located for the coronation of Anghs (chiefs)..<!-- Deleted image removed: -->
, Mon had a population of 16,119. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Mon has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 66%. In Mon, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age
Mon town recorded a population of 16,119 (2001 census). The Konyaks and the Aos are the two tribes that constitute almost the entire urban population of present day Mon town.