ABOUT WOKHA

Brief History of the District
Peaks & Valley
Lakes & Waterfalls
Climate
Agriculture
Animal husbandry
Forestry
Industry
Blacksmithy
Minerals
Tourist Spots


   RIVERS

Doyang
Chubi
Nzhu

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 but cold 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 





                                                                 
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