East Siang is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. The district headquarters are located at Pasighat.
Geography of East Siang
East Siang district is bounded on south side by Dhemaji District, Assam, on north side by Upper Siang District, on east side Dibang Valley District and on west side by West Siang District. East Siang district covers the 4,005 sq km area.
Latitude of East Siang city : 27º 43' and 29º 20' North
Longitude of East Siang city : 94º 42' and 95º 35' East
About East Siang District
The Name of the district is derived from the Mighty River Siang that, originating from Tibet, where it is called Tsangpo.
Culture and Arts of East Siang District
Dances are an integral part of the lives of the people of East Siang. Main Dances are Ponung, Popir, Dishang and Tapu. East Siang District is mostly populated by the Adi tribe which comprise of a large number of tribal groups and can be divided into various subgroups such as the Shimongs, Milangs, Minyongs, Padams, Pasis, Karkos, Ashings, Pangis, Tangmas and Boris.
Sub division of East Siang District
In East Siang District there is 4 sub division
Cities and Towns in East Siang District
Tourist places in East Siang District
Daying Ering Wild Life Sanctury
Ayeng village on the left bank of the Siang
Pasighat and District Museum
Ranaghat at Pasighat
Colleges in East Siang District
Doying Gumin College
Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat
Major Crops of East Siang District
Paddy, maize, millet and mustard are the main agricultural products of East Siang.