Lohit is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. Tezu is the district headquarters of this district.
Geography of Lohit
Lohit district is bounded on North side by China and part of Dibang Valley District of Arunachal pradesh., South side by Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh., in the East side by China and Burma and in the West side Assam state and a part of Dibang Valley District.
Latitude of Lohit city : 27 degree 33' and 29 degree 22'N
Longitude of Lohit city : 95 degree 15' E and 97 degree 24'E
About Lohit District
The Lohit District is the present name derived from one of its principal rivers, the Lohit which rises from the eastern Tibet and enters India in Kibithoo area of the District.The Lohit District is part of Arunachal Pradesh and its district capital Tezu where the Holy place of Brahma Kunda also known as Parasuram Kunda is located
Administrative Unit of Lohit District
In Lohit District there is 3 sub division, 5 blocks, 14 Circles.
Culture of Lohit District
Main Tribes of this district is Mishmi (including IDU, TAROAN & KAMMAN), Tai Khamti (including KHAMYANG), Singpho. Mishmi Dance and Khamti War Dance are the main dance of this district.Tamladu and Sangken are the main festivals celebrated in the Lohit District.
Tourist places in Lohit District
Buddha Vihar at Namsai
District Museum & Craft Center
Colleges in Lohit District
St.Claret, College, Salaya