Ukhrul is a district in the north eastern state of Manipur in India and district Headquarter is Ukhrul.
Geography of Ukhrul
Ukhrul district covers the 4544 sq. km. area.The district shares international border with Myanmar in the East side and is bounded by Imphal East and Senapati Districts in the West side ,Chandel District in the South side and Nagaland State in the North side.
Latitude of Ukhrul city : 25 degrees, 7.1 minutes North
Longitude of Ukhrul city : 94 degrees, 21.9 minutes East
About Ukhrul District
Ukhrul District was marked out first a Sub-Division in 1919 during the British Raj. In November 1969 Ukhrul was upgraded to a full-fledged district, bearing the nomenclature of Manipur East District.Ukhrul is the birthplace of Christianity and western education in Manipur. It is the land of colourful tribe Tangkhul Nagas
Culture of Ukhrul District
Ukhrul is a land of colourful tribe Tangkhul Nagas so culture of this district is basically tribal in nature. Major tribal groups of this district, are attractive and captivating. Tangkhuls peoples are music lovers and their songs are soft and melodious. They used the Musical instruments like : Tingteila (Violin), Sipa (Flute), Kaha Ngashingkhon (Bamboo pipe), Tala (Trumpet), Phung (Drum), etc.
Sub-division in Ukhrul District
In Ukhrul District there is 5 sub-division
Tourist Place in Ukhrul District
Hundung Mangva Cave
Dilily Water Fall near Khayang Phungtha.
Longpi Pottery at Longpi.
Phangrei Picnic Spot.
Nillai Tea Estate on the way to Tolloi
Azoa Jenephiu Magi Lake near Kachouphung.
Cold Water Fishery Project near zero point Phangrei, Shirui.
Saline Springs at Rajai Kl. And Kn., Marem,Maramphung
MATA Industrial Complex, Lungpha
Shirui Kashung ( Shiroi Peak ), the floral garden of Shirui Lily
Khangkhui Mangsor (cave)
School / Colleges in Ukhrul District
Ukhrul is know as the most educated town of the state next to the capital city Imphal. Some school and colleges is listed as below :
Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School
Alice Christian School
Little Angels School
Blesso Montessori School
Holy Spirit School
Saint John School
Pettigrew College, Ukhrul
Mt. Everest College