Mairang is a major town in West Khasi Hills District
and is located about 30 km west of Shillong
It is famous for the historical monument built in memory of U Tirot Singh (Chief of Hima Nongkhlaw), who organized a war against the British to protect the territorial honesty of the Hynniewtrep people. Khasi tribe dominate the area. The place is also noted for its picturesque surroundings.
Nearest airport and railway station are at Guwahati.