Champhai is a border town in Mizoram state, in far eastern India. It is the headquarters of Champhai district, one of the eight districts in the state. It is located on the Indo-Myanmar border and is situated in a strategically important location. Because of this, it is the main business corridor for India and Myanmar in the area. In 1991 Champai district became home to Murlen National Park, which has an area of 200 km2 (77.2 sq mi). It is also home to the Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary, which was established in 1999 and has an area of 120 km2 (46.3 sq mi).

Facts and Figures

Area3186 sq. km ((1,230 sq mi))
Latitude23.3° N
Longitude92.83° E
Altitude1678 mt.
Population125,745 (2011 Census)
No. of Sub Division04 ( East Lungdar, Khawzawl, Khawbung, and Ngopa)
No. of Villages94
No. of RD Block04 (Champhai, Khawbung, Khawzawl, and Ngopa)
Literacy Rate93.51% (2011 Census)