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Chandel District

Formerly known as Tengnoupal District

Chandel District lies in the south-eastern part of Manipur, covering an area of 3,313 sq km. It is a beautiful hill station situated at a height of 3,200 ft above sea level. Chandel is sparsely inhabited by about 20 different tribes. The chief tribes are Anal, Lamkang, Kukis, Moyon, Monsang, Thadou, Paite and Maring. Rice and maize are the major crops.

The international trade center, Moreh town, lies on the southern-most part of Chandel District. The important tourist place is Tengnoupal, situated at the highest point on the Indo-Myanmar Road. From here one can have a full view of the valley of Manipur.

Updated on 14th October, 2014

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