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About Tamenglong

Tamenglong is an important town located in the Tamenglong district in. It is also the district headquarters of Tamenglong district. Tamenglong is situated in the western part of the state. The inhabitants of the region mostly belong to the Zeliangrong communities. The local language spoken mostly by the people here is Rongmei language. The town also consists of several beautiful tourist places.
Tamenglong town

Geography of Tamenglong

Tamenglong district occupies an area of 4391 sq kms. It is located on the western boundary of the state of Manipur. The district area comprises of hill ranges and narrow valleys among the hills. The land of this district is said to have been formed due to organic movement in the Cretaceous and Eocene period. The district is located at an average altitude of 1260 meters above sea level.

Climate of Tamenglong

The average temperature recorded in Tamenglong varies from 31o C in summers and 4oC in winters. The average relative humidity recorded is a maximum of 92 and a minimum of 72. The district receives an average rainfall of 3135 mm every year. The major rivers flowing through Tamenglong are Iyei, Irang, Barak and Makru.

Demography of Tamenglong

According to 2011 census, the Tamenglong district has a population of 140,651 out of which 72,371 are males and 68,280 are females. The average literacy of Tamenglong 70.05 and the male literacy rate is 76.09 and the female literacy rate is 63.69. The official language here is Manipuri. The main tribes in the district are Zeliangrong Nagas, Kuki, Chiru, Hmar and Khasi.

Tourism in Tamenglong

Khoudong waterfall

The Tamenglong in Manipur is another very beautiful place in Manipur. There are several amazing tourist places located in and around the town of Tamenglong. Khoudong waterfall is a major tourist spot in Tamenglong. Other important tourist places located here include: Tharon Cave, Zeilad Lake, Buning (N-Piulong) Meadow, Mt. Kisha and Kadai Ching.

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Services in Tamenglong

Tamenglong is an important town in located in the Tamenglong district in Manipur. Being an important town Tamenglong is well equipped with all the required utility services like banking, postal and electricity services. The town also offers emergency services like hospitals and police to the people of the place.

Banks in Tamenglong

United Bank of India
Branch: Tamenglong
Branch Code: TMGG01   
Address: Po - Tamenglong, Dist - Tamenglong,
Manipur- 795141
Phone no:  03227 - 286227

United Bank of India
Branch: Tamenglong Bazar
Branch Code: TGBH75   
Address: Treasury Office, Wrd No - 5,
Po & Dist Tamenglong
Phone no: 03877-267101

State Bank of India
Branch: Noney   
IFSC Code: SBIN0015718
Branch Code: 015718   
Address: Longmai, Tamenglong, Manipur Pin-795159
Phone no: 9612164978

Hospitals in Tamenglong

Tamenglong District Hospital
Address: Near Emmanuel Baptist Church, Tamenglong – 795141
Shija Hospitals and Research Institute (SHRI)
Address: Meitei Langol, Lamphelpat,
Imphal, Manipur-795004
Phone no: 0385 205 5584

Imphal Hospital
Address: RIMS Rd, Lalambung Makhong,
Uripok Khumanthem Leikai
Imphal, Manipur-795001

Police of Tamenglong

  • SP (Tamenglong): 03877-267008 / 9862870507
  • Addl. SP (Tamenglong): 9436270629, 8974546772
  • SDPO/TML (Tamenglong): 8732894309, 9436422424

How to reach Tamenglong

Tamenglong can be easily reached through roadways.

How to reach Tamenglong

By Air

There are no airports in Tamenglong. The nearest airport is Imphal International Airport located in Imphal.

By Rail

There is no railway station in Tamenglong.  The nearest railway station is in Daotuhaja railway station at a distance of 49 kms away. Another railhead is located in Dimapur at a distance of 215 kms.

By Road

Tamenglong is situated around 49 kms from state capital Imphal. The National Highway 53 passes through this district. Other state highways that pass through Tamenglong are I.T. Road, Old Cachar Road and Tamenglong Khongsang Road. There are regular buses and Taxis from Imphal to Tamenglong.

Tamenglong Facts and Figures

  • Latitude: 24o59 N
  • Longitude: 93o29 E
  • Altitude: 1260 ft (above sea level)
  • Population (2011): 140,651
  • Official Languages: Meiteilon (Manipuri)
  • Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
  • STD code: 03877

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