The district of Mamit lies in the North Western part of Mizoram. The district boasts of the most sought after and visited hill station of Mizoram, Reiek. The largest wildlife reserve â€˜Dampa Tiger Reserveâ€™ part of the â€˜Project Tigerâ€™ funded by the Government of India also lies within this district. The district of Mamit was bifurcated from Aizawl district in 1998. It is bounded on the North by Assam State, on the West by Tripura State, on the East by Kolasib and Aizawl districts and on the South by Lunglei district. It is the fourth largest district in Mizoram and Mamit town the administrative headquarter of the district is 105 km from Aizawl. Majority of the tribes inhabiting the district comprises of Mizo, Reang (Bru) and Chakma.
The entire district is of a hilly terrain crisscrossed by valleys and deep gorges. The three major rivers that flows through the district are Teirei, Tut and Tlawng. The district lies at an elevation of 718 metres (2355 ft).
General information :
Area - 3025.75 sq. km
Population - 86364 (2011 census)
Density - 29 per sq.km
Literacy Rate - 84.93 %
Summer : 24Â°C â€“ 36Â°C
Winter : 9Â°C â€“ 24Â°C
Pawan Hans Helicopter Service is available between Aizawl and Mamit.