Papum Pare is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. The district headquarters are located at Yupia.
Geography of Papum Pare
Papum Pare district is bounded on north side by Kurung Kumey District, Lower Subansiri District in the East side, East Kameng District in the west side and Assam in the south side. Papum Pare district covers the 2875 sq km area.
Main Rivers : Pare, Panior and Dikrong are the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Papum Pare city : 26 55’N and 28 40’ North
Longitude of Papum Pare city : 92 40’ and 94 21’ East
About Papum Pare district
Papum Pare is a land of lush green forests, deep river valleys and beautiful plateau. The land is mostly mountainous with Himalayan ranges. Trees of great size, plentiful of climbers, hundreds of variety of orchids, cane and bamboos are found in the district. Itanagar, the capital city of the state of Arunachal Pradesh is also located at this district. This district is mainly inhabited by the people belonging to Nishing tribe of Arunachal Pradesh
People of Papum Pare District
The Nishis or Nishing tribe are the local inhabitants of Papum Pare district. The Nishis belong to the Indo-Mongoloid group of people and their language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family. Nishi tribe are also known as the followers of the Baptist sect of Christianity
Sub division of Papum Pare District
In Papum Pare District there is 2 sub division
Administrative Circles in Papum Pare District
In Papum Pare District there is 9 administrative Circles
Tourist places in Papum Pare District
Itafort- a 13th century ruins of a brick fort
Ganga Lake (Gekar Sinyi)
Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Museum
Zoological Park (Chimpu)
Theravada Buddhist Temple
Indira Gandhi Park.
Transportation in n Papum Pare District
Nearest railways station is Harmuti.(32 Kms)(Asssam)
Nearest Airport is Tezpur(Asssam), Lilabari (Asssam)(71 Kms)