Brief History of the District
Peaks & Valley
Lakes & Waterfalls
ABOUT WOKHA (contd/-)
The Topography of the district is more or less similar with that of
other district in the state, having ranges and ridges di-sected by
seasonal streams. the altitude
ranges from 304.3 Mtrs to 1313.67 Mtrs (MSL). The climate is warm in the
lower plain areas, moderately warm in the upper region during summer
in winter. The monsoon starts from May and continues till
October. The annual rainfall varies from 200 cm
to 250 cms.
The District is divided into three (3)
ranges, which are as follows: -
1. Wokha Range or Upper Range, which falls in the upper North Eastern
parts of the district.
2. Sanis Range or Middle Range, which covers the middle part of the district.
3. Bhandari Range or Lower Range is the outer most part of the district
which extents from the Japukong range of Mokokchung District and
gradually slopes down to the Assam plains in the North Western side.
Two of the most fertile valleys are in this range and they are the
Baghty and churung valleys.
The highest mountain peak is the Tiyi Enung, with an altitude of 1970
mtrs. Important rivers which flow through the District are Nzhu and
Nruk. The district lies in a seismically active earthquake zone