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Haflong

Haflong is a town and headquarters of North Cachar Hills district in India in the state of Assam.

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Geography

Haflong is located at Coord |25.18|N|9E. It has an average elevation of 513 metres (1683 feet).

Modes of communication

Though there is no direct Air connection to Haflong, one can fly up to Silchar or Guwahati or Dimapur from where easy road & railway options to Haflong are available.

Languages

Commonly spoken languages are Haflong Hindi, Dimasa, Hmar, Zeme Naga, Kuki, Bengali, English and other tribal dialects.

Demographics

India census, Haflong had a population of 35,906. Males constitute 45% of the population and females 55%. Haflong has an average literacy rate of 92%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 75%. In Haflong, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. The population of the Town comprises various tribes & races who maintain their own dialect, culture, customs & usages. Apart from various tribes, non-tribals also account for a sizable amount of the population. They are mostly government employees, traders living in urban & semi-urban area. The small and serene Villages shelter the lovely people warm and fascinating and as colourful as the land itself. It the home of the Dimasas, Hmars, Zeme-Nagas, Kukies (Thados), Hrangkhols (Halam), Sakachep (Khelma), Jaintias, Baiteis, Karbies, Rongmei Naga etc.

Politics

Haflong is part of Autonomous District (Lok Sabha constituency). It is the headquarters of North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council.

References

External links

*N.C.Hills Website 

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