Anjaw District is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in northern India.
Geography of Anjaw
Anjaw district bounded by China on the north side. Hawai, at an altitude of 1296 m above sea level, is the district headquarter, located on the banks of the Lohit River, a tributary of the Brahmaputra River.
Main Rivers : Lohit (called Telu by local Mishmis), Lam, Krowti, Dichu, Tidding, Dalai, Lati, Klung, Dav, Telua, Ampani, Sarti
Latitude of Anjaw city : 26 deg N
Longitude of Anjaw city : 95 deg E
In the year 1914, Anjaw district was founded by the British, when British Administration created North East Frontier Tract to administer three areas, namely 1) The Central & Eastern Section 2) The Lakhimpur Frontier Tract, and 3) The Western Section.
Anjaw is a newly formed district of Arunachal Pradesh which was carved out from the northern part of erstwhile district of Lohit on 16th February 2004 with its headquarters at Hawai.
Administrative units in Anjaw District
In Anjaw District there is 7 Administrative units
Culture of Anjaw District
Mishmis (Mishmis are animists and believe in a number of higher spiritual beings, both benevolent and malevolent in character. Jabmalu or Matai is the highest being in their spiritual hierachy.)
Tourist places in Anjaw District
Major Crops of Anjaw District
Maize, Millet, Paddy, Beans are the main crops ofthis district.