Lunglei is a town situated in the south-central part of Mizoram state, northeastern India. Lunglei, literally meaning 'bridge of rock' got its name from a bridge like rock found in the riverine area around Nghasih - a small tributary of the river Tlawng. It is the second largest town after the capital, Aizawl, located 165 km (102 miles) south of Aizawl. Lunglei was the Capital of South Lushai Hill

Districts for 10 years from 1888, as was Aizawl for the North Hill Districts.The two were united in 1898. It had an average elevation of 7. There are 7 Assembly Constituencies:

1) South Tuipui

2) Lunglei North

3) Lunglei East

4) Lunglei West

5) Lunglei South

6) Thorang

7) West Tuipui

General Information:

Area4,538 square kilometres (1,752 sq mi)
Latitude22.88°N
Longitude92.73°E
Altitude22 metres (2368 feet)
Population1,54,094 (2011 Census)
No. of Sub Division03 (Hnahthial SDO (S), Lunglei SDO (S) and Tlabung SDO (S))
No. of Villages198
Literacy Rate89.40% (2011 Census)
Distance from Aizawl235km