Chandel District lies in the south-eastern part of
, 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
, Kukis, Moyon
, Paite and Maring
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.