Brief History of the District
Peaks & Valley
Lakes & Waterfalls
BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF THE DISTRICT
In the year, the British Government occupied Wokha as the District Hq.
Hill under Assam.In the year 1878, the Hq was shifted to Kohima
and Wokha remained as
Sub - Division. Again in 1889, the Sub - Division was shifted to
Mokokchung. Only in the year 1957, when Mokokchung became a District
through the creation of NHTA Wokha
again became a Sub - Division. During the first General Election of
January 1964, there were Five (5) Assembly Constituencies in the Sub -
Division among the total of
40 Constituencies for the State of Nagaland, then Mon, Tuensang were
under the direct supervision of the Governor for a limit of 10 years
1973, Wokha District was created and
the third General Election was held in 1974, with the additional 20
Constituencies for Tuensang and Mon District. It was during this
election, in the re - distribution
of constituencies, the number of Assembly Constituency for the Wokha
District was reduced to 4 and it remains till date.
The Wokha District is situated in the mid western part of Nagaland
State, adjacent to Sibsagar plain of the Assam State. It is bounded by
Mokokchung District in the
North, Kohima District in the South. Zunheboto District in the East and
the State of the Assam in the West. The Wokha District is situated at a
latitude of 26° '8'
North and a longitude of 94° '18' East.