About North KawnpuiNorth Kawnpui is a small town located in the Kolasib district in Mizoram. The town lies between 24.05oN latitude and 92.67oE longitude. The town is surrounded by Kolasib Block towards North, Mamit Block towards South and Darlawn Block towards East. The town of North Kawnpui was founded by Chanchinmawia.
Demographics of North KawnpuiAccording to 2011 census, the population of North Kawnpui is 7,732. The average literacy rate is 83%. The male literacy rate is 84% and the female literacy rate is 82%. The official language of the place is Mizo.
Tourism in North KawnpuiNorth Kawnpui is another beautiful place located in the district of Kolasib. There are many beautiful tourist places in and around North Kawnpui. Some of the nearby tourist places are Tlwang River, Tamdil, Vairengte and Regional Research Station.
Tlawng River: This is the longest river in Mizoram. It is one of the favorite picnic spot as well. This River can also be seen from Kolasib.
Tamdil: It is a popular picnic spot and it is also called Tam Lake. Tamdil is blessed with beautiful surrounding and also an ideal place for fishing. Boating facility is also available here.
Vairengte: It is located about 130km from Aizawl, in the district of Kolasib. It is an absolute traveler’s with the surrounding covered with greenery. The hilly landscape and thick forests adds to the beauty of the place. Another very beautiful sight here is the orchids blooming in plenty in the surrounding valleys and hills. It is a major tourist place in Kolasib , and the tourist love the pollution free environment here.
Regional Research Station: It is also another important tourist spot here. It is an informative centre and the Research Station deals with the research of rubber.
How to Reach North Kawnpui
North Kawnpui can be easily reached by taxi and bus from Aizawl and nearby places. The distance between Aizawl and North Kawnpui is 75 kms.
There is no airport in North Kawnpui. The nearest airport is the Aizawl Airport, located about 42 kms from North Kawnpui.
North Kawnpui does not have any Railway Station and the closest railway station is Bairabi Railway Station which is located in and around 21.2 kilometer from North Kawnpui.
There are regular bus and taxi service from Aizawl to North Kawnpui. The distance between North Kawnpui other nearby towns is:
- Kolasib: 20.0 km
- Mamit: 22.7 km
- Darlawn: 23.4 km
- Lengpui: 24.0 km
- Bairabi: 25.4 km
North Kawnpui Facts and Figures
- Founded by: Chanchinmawia
- Population (2011): 7,732
- Official Languages: Mizo
- Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
- STD code: 03837
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