Kurung Kumey district is one of the district of the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, with its district headquarters in Koloriang.
Geography of Kurung Kumey
Kurung Kumey district is surrounded by China in the north side, East Kameng District in the west side, Upper Subansiri District and Lower Subansiri District and in the southern boundary adjoins by Papum Pare District in the East of the Arunchal Pradesh.
Latitude of Kurung Kumey city : 28.30' to 38.04' North
Longitude of Kurung Kumey city : 91.20' to 55.40' East
About Kurung Kumey District
The name of Kurung Kumey district is drived from Subansiri river, its stream twin river Kurng and Kumey.
People and Culture of Kurung Kumey District
The district is dominated by Nyishin tribe, the Nyishi tribe is belong to Abu Tani family as per the history of the Nyishi clan. There are many tribes belong to Abu Tani familyin other districts, they are Apatani in Lower Subansiri,Galo in Upper Subansiri, Tagin in Upper Subansiri.
Nyokum Yullo is the main festival that is celebrates during the month of February by the people.Main Language of this district is Hindi, Local dialect.
Sub division of Kurung Kumey District
In Kurung Kumey District there is 2 sub division
Circles in Kurung Kumey District
In Kurung Kumey District there is 11 Circles
Blocks in Kurung Kumey District
In Kurung Kumey District there is 9 blocks
Tourist places in Kurung Kumey District
Major Crops of Kurung Kumey District
Paddy, Wheat, Maize, Millet, Pulses are the main crops of this district.