At A Glance

The establishment of Serchhip District came into being only on 15th September, 1998 from the existence of Rural Development Block. Serchhip is the smallest district in the state. The Tropic of Cancer passed through the District and is located in the central of the state of Mizoram

Serchhip is adjoined by Champhai District in the East, Aizawl in the North and North West and Lunglei District in the South.

The District is divided into 3(three) Sub-Divisions viz. Serchhip Sadar, North Vanlaiphai and Thenzawl. There are 2(two) Rural Development Blocks such as Serchhip and East Lungdar RD Blocks. Altogether there are 42 Villages within the District

The Following Statistics Are Provided For General Information

  Location

23.3° N 92.83° E

  Average elevation 888 metres (2913 feet)

 888 metres (2913 feet)

 District Headquarter

Serchhip

Distance from State Capital (in Km)

112

Area in Sq. Km.

1421.60

Population (2011 Census)

Male - 32824 ( Rural - 16625, Urban - 16199)

Female - 32051 (Rural - 16269, Urban - 15782)

Total - 64875 (Rural - 32894, Urban - 31981)

 Sex ratio (Female per 1000 males –)

967 (2001 Census)
976 (2011 Census)

  Literacy Rate

95.18% (2001 Census – 94.17 in Rural & 96.28 in Urban)

98.76% (2011 Census – 98.43 in Rural & 99.09 in Urban)