Upper Siang is an administrative district Arunachal Pradesh state in India. The district headquarters are located at Yingkiong.
Geography of Upper Siang
Upper Siang district is bounded on North side by China (Tibet), on South side by East Siang District, on East side by Dibang Valley and on West side West Siang DIstrict.
Main River : Siang, Yamne, Nyigong
Latitude of Upper Siang city : 94° - 95° North
Longitude of Upper Siang city : 28° - 29° East
Culture of Upper Siang District
The inhabitants of Upper Siang district are some indigenous tribes including Adi, Khamba, Memba and Idu Mishmi. They have their own distinct culture and rituals. They perform certain rituals viz. Solung, Aran, Reh, Lossar, Dihang, etc which are of historic significance.
Solung, Etor & Aran (of Adis), Lossar of Memba and Khamba, Reh of Idu Mishmi are the main festival of this district.
Sub division of Upper Siang District
In Upper Siang District there is 4 sub division
Administrative Circles in Upper Siang District
In Upper Siang District there is 11 administrative Circles
Community Development Blocks in Upper Siang District
In Upper Siang District there is 11 Community Development Blocks
Tourist places in Upper Siang District
Mariyang - Pekimodi Circuit
Tuting - Gelling Circuit
Yingkiong - Ekodumbing - Riutala Circuit
Yingkiong - Tuting - Dewakota Circuit
Yingkiong - Tuting - Tsitapuri Circuit
Mouling National Wildlife Sanctuary
Transportation in Upper Siang District
Murkongselek - 221 KM from Yingkiong via Pasighat is the nearest railway station.
Lilabari (North Lakhimpur) is the nearest airport.
Police Stations in Upper Siang District
Police Stations in Upper Siang District are : Yingkiong, Geku & Mariyang, Tuting, Jengging
Major crops of Upper Siang District
Paddy, Maize, Millet are the main crops of this district.
Horticulture Products : Orange, Guava, Pineapple, Banana, etc