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West Khasi Hills District
West Khasi Hills is an administrative district in the state of Meghalaya in India.HistoryThe West Khasi Hills district was carved out of the erestwhile Khasi Hills district, which was divided into West and East Khasi Hills districts on 28 October 1976.GeographyThe district headquarters is located at Nongstoin. The district occupies an area of 5247 km2DivisionsAdministrative divisionsWest Khasi Hills district is divided into four blocks:DemographicsAccording to the 2011 census West Khasi Hills district has a population of 385,601, roughly equal to the nation of Maldives. This gives it a ranking of 560th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 73 PD/sqkm. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 30.25%. West Khasi Hills has a sex ratio of 981 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.3%.The district is predominantly inhabited by Khasi tribe. There is a significance presence of Garo Tribe in the Mawshynrut C n RD Block of West Khasi Hills District.CultureKhasi society has greatly been transformed by many factors which have arisen in recent times. Adoption of the Western style of life, especially among the literate and educated, have been quite rapid although the matrilineal laws of inheritance and succession and the other cultural traits are still retained.West Khasi Hills District is in Meghalaya. Whether you only want to go to West Khasi Hills District, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly India trip itinerary planner.
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