Ri-Bhoi District spans an area of 2,448 sq km and has a population of over 100,000.
is the district headquarters.
National Highway 44
passes through Ri-Bhoi District.
South-west monsoon and seasonal winds control the humid and hot climate of Ri-Bhoi District. Border areas shared by
Assam are hotter than the southern areas. The economy of Ri-Bhoi District is based on sericulture, silk industry, animal husbandry and handloom. Umtrew, Umran and Umiam are the major rivers.