Jaintia Hills is a district of the state of Meghalaya in India.The district headquarters are located at Jowai.
Geography of Jaintia Hills
This district covers the 3819 Sq. Kms area.Jaintia Hills District is bounded by the Brahmaputra valley of Assam in the north and Bangladesh in the south.Geography of Jaintia Hills District is almost similar to that of Khasi Hills being a component of the Meghalaya Plateau.
Lakes : Thadlaskein Lake
Rivers : Umngot, Myntdu, Lukha, Myntang are the main river of this district.
Latitude of Jaintia Hills city : 25 degrees, 20.0 minutes North
Longitude of Jaintia Hills city : 92 degrees, 40.0 minutes East
About Jaintia Hills District
On the 22 February 1972 Jaintia Hills was created.The district is part of the Meghalaya subtropical forests ecoregion. The district is part of the Meghalaya subtropical forests eco region. Jaintia Hills was originally known as Ka Ri Khadar Doloi
In Jaintia Hills District there is 2 Sub-Divisions, 5 blocks, 7 Assembly Constituencies.
Culture of Jaintia Hills District
Main inhabitants of Jaintia Hills District are Jaintias . Hand woven traditional costumes worn during dances and festivals will draw anybody attention.Cane, bamboo and wood are used for carving and engraving of various designs of craftworks
Cities and Towns in Jaintia Hills District
Tourist Place in Jaintia Hills District
Monolith in Nartiang
Caves in Lumshnong and Syndai
Colleges in Jaintia Hills District
iang Nangbah Govt. College
Jaintia Eastern College
Nabon Synod College
Kiang Nongbah Govt.College, Jowai
North-East Adventist College
Khad-Ar-Doloi Law College
Thomas Joanes Synod College
Economy of Jaintia Hills District
In Private sector industries include iron and steel fabrication, furniture making and cement.