West Kameng is a district of Arunachal Pradesh in India.
Geography of West Kameng
West Kameng District is bounded by Tibet Region in the North side, Bhutan in the West side, Tawang District and East side Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh are in the North West and East respectively. The southern boundary adjoins Sonitpur District and Darrang District of Assam. West Kameng district covers the 7422 sq. km area.
Main Rivers : Kameng,Tenga,Bichom,Gacham,Norgum,Dirang Chu, Jamiri.
Latitude of West Kameng city : 26º 38’ N and 27º 47’ N
Longitude of West Kameng city : 96º 16’ E and 95º 40’ E
Minerals Resources of West Kameng district
Coal, Copper ore, marble Coal, Copper ore, Dolomite, Dolomite, Glass sand, Glass sand, marble , Copper ore, Coal are the main minerals of this district.
Culture of West Kameng District
Main tribes of West Kameng District is Akas (Hrussos ), Buguns, Monpa Sajolangs, Sherdukpen. Main Festival of this district are Lossar, Neichidow, Chindang, Cheykor
Sub division of West Kameng District
In West Kameng District there is 3 sub division
Administrative Circles in West Kameng District
In West Kameng District there is 12 administrative Circles
Development Blocks in West Kameng District
In West Kameng District there is 4 Development Blocks
Towns in West Kameng District
Tourist places in West Kameng District
Lagela Gompa at Morshing
GRL Monestry at Bomdila
Tippi Orchid Centre
Upper Doogjar at Rupa
Sela & Sange
Hot spring at Dirang
Transport in West Kameng District
Nearest Railway Station is Bhalukpong (100 km from Bomdila), Guwahati 330 km from Bomdila
Nearest Airport is Salonibari ( Tezpur) 160 km from Bomdila, Guwahati 330 km from Bomdila
Colleges in West Kameng District
Govt. College, Bomdila
Donyi-Polo Govt. College
Economy of West Kameng District
Main activity of this district is agriculture. Carpentry, Weaving, Handicrafts, Wine Bottling Plant, Sericulture, Pine Oil Extraction are some small scale industries of West Kameng District
Major Crops of West Kameng District
Paddy, Maize, Millet, Potato, Cauliflower, Tomato, Beans, Carrots & Other Green Vegetables
Horticulture Products : Apples, Oranges, Pomegranates, Pine apples, Walnuts, Kiwis, Plums & Pears .