The district is bounded on the north by Hailakandi district of Assam state, on the west by North Tripura district of Tripurastate and Bangladesh, on the south by Lunglei district and on the east by Kolasib and Aizawl districts. The district occupies an area of 3025.75 km sq..It is 4th largest district in Mizoram and 395th largest in India in terms of total area. Mamit town is the administrative headquarters of the district.headquarters of the district.
The district has 3 R.D. Blocks:Reiek, West Phaileng and Zawlnuam. The district has 3 legislative assembly constituencies. These are Hachhek, Dampa and Mamit.
According to the 2011 census Mamit district has a population of 85,757. This gives it a ranking of 619th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 28 inhabitants per square kilometre (73 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 36.59 %. Mamit has a sex ratio of 924 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 85.96 %.
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Mamit District was created by way of bifurcation of the erstwhile Aizawl District in 1998 .The Temperature ranges from 9C to 24C and from 24C to 36C during winter and summer respectively.The district experiences Monsoon during summer receiving abundant rainfall and is neither too hot nor too cold throughout the year.The district witnessed in the past years,natural calamities like cyclonic storm,landslide,hailstorm etc.
All Rivers flow in South-North direction, except Khawthlangtuipui. The Mountains also streched in the same manner. The five main big rivers are Tlawng, Tut,Teirei, Langkaih and Khawthlangtuipui. Most of the hills are covered by thick forest. As a result, the district is quite self-sufficient in forest products like Timber,Bamboo and Broomstick.
Women Play major role in the society as well as in the family.The population comprises Mizo,Reang(Bru),Chakma and other backward classes.Mamit district was selected for Multi-Sectoral Development Plan for Minority concentrated districts.