Dibang Valley District at a Glance

Dibang valley district is the land of the Idu Mishmis and Goddess Intaya, encompasses an area of 9129 Sq.km. bound by International border in the North-West, North and East with Tibet and China. The District Hq. Anini is located at an altitude of 1968 m with an area of 5 km radius. It is the most scenic District Hq. of Arunachal Pradesh located in the North-Easternmost corner of North-East India. It is connected by road as well as regular Pawans Hans Helicopter service from Dibrugarh. All basic amenities like taxis, telephone, electricity, Air-service, water supply, Internet, Cable TV, Post Office, Banks, Circuit House and I.B. are available round the clock at Anini.

HIGHLIGHTS: Dibang Valley is the largest district of Arunachal Pradesh with the lowest density of population in India. It has a temperate climate with lush-green mountains, heavy rainfall, dashing rivers, sparkling waterfalls, chirping birds, loitering wild animals and isolated Idu hamlets inhabited by people dressed in colorful costumes, singing, dancing and hunting but closely bound by centuries old customs, traditions and values.

LOCATION: Dibang Valley District is located in the North-Easternmost corner of Arunachal Pradesh with its main land standing in between 95 15'E and 96 35'E Longitudes, and 28 22'N 29 27'N Latitudes bound by international boundary in the North-West, North and East with Tibet and China. It is also bound by Lower Dibang Valley in the south and Upper Siang District in the south-west.

Sl. No.

Item

Unit

Particulars

1

Area

Sq.Km

9129

2

Location

Sq.Km

Between latitude 37°33 N & 24°30 N Longitude 95°15 E & 97°30 E

3

Boundary

Sq.Km

In the North - China, In the South - Lower DibangValley District, In the East China & in the West Upper Siang District.

4

Altitude

Mtrs.

1. Anini - 1968
2. Mipi - 1836
3. Etalin - NA
4. Anelih - 1006
5. Arzoo -1100
6. Maliney - 1920

5

Population as per 2001 census :

 

.

.

 

i. .Total Population

Persons

7272

 

ii. .Males

-do-

4286

 

iii. Females

-do-

2986

6

DENSITY OF POPULATION:

Per Sq. Km.

.1(Approx.)

7

SEX RATIO:

Females per 1000 males

716

8

DECENNIAL RATE(1991 TO 2001)

%

(-3)

9

Literacy Rate

%

42.24

 

i. Males

%

46.32

 

ii.Females

%

36.55

10

Rainfall at Anini(during 2003)

MM

3281.33

11

No. of Town

No.

Nil

12

No. of CD Block

No.

i.Anini-Mipi-Aliney(LG) ii. Etalin-Maliney iii. Anelih-Arzoo

13

No. of Sub-Division

No.

1 (Anini)

14

No. of Circles

No.

5 i. Anini ii. Mipi iii. Etalin iv. Anelih & v. Arzoo

15

Name of indgenious Schedule Tribes

..............

Idu-Mishmi

16

Festival of District

....

(i) Reh (ii) Ke-me-ha

17

Important Rivers

.....

(i) Dri (ii) Mipi (iii) Ahi (iv) Talon (v) Embra & (vi) Awa

18

Nearest Air-port Chabua/Mohanbari

Km

330/345

19

Nearest Railway station-Tinsukia

Km

303

20

EDUCATION:

.

.

 

1.Higher Secondary School

No.

1

 

2.Navodaya Vidyalaya

No.

1

 

3.Middle School

No.

5

 

4.Primary School(including IV)

No.

9

 

5.Private School

No.

1

 

6.Pre-Primary School(Govt.)

No.

1

21

District Hospital

No.

1

22

Health Sub-Centre

No.

3

23

Health Unit

No.

1