Details of Districts in Nagaland

Kiphire

Saramati (3841m) is the highest peak in Nagaland. Snow clad throughout winter and located on the Nagaland- Myanmar border, it traces a beautiful climb dotted with Rhododendrons along its path. Saramati is a three day trek from either Pungro or Salumi, both towns housing visual natural delights and hospitable village people. Kiphire district is the newly formed District of Nagaland and it was carved out of Tuensang District. The district is bounded by Tuensang District in the north, Phek District in the south, Zunheboto in the west and Myanmar in the east.It is headquartered at Kiphire, which is at an altitude of 896.42m (2,940 ft) above sea level. Kiphire is about 254 from Kohima, the capital of Nagaland. The total area of the District is 1255 sq.km. The main towns of this district are Seyochung, Sitimi, Pungro and Kiphire. Saramati (3,841m or 12,602ft.), highest peak in Nagaland is located in this district. As per Census 2011, the total population of the district is 74004 out of which 36,174 are Females and 37,830 are males. Kiphire is multi-ethnic in terms of its indigenous population. There are officially three recognized tribes - Sangtam,Yimchungrü, and Sümi. The places of tourist interests in the district are Saramati peak, Langzanger Village Baptist Church, Limestone caves at Salomi & Mimi, Wildlife sanctuary at Fakim and Pristine forest of Jingkhu mountains.