It is located 150 km away from the state capital
Kohima and the total area of the district is 1255 sq. km. (2001 census).
Incidentally it is located in the middle of the state. Zunheboto is the
district headquarters that lies at an altitude of 1874.22 meters above
sea level. It also has six sub-divisions- Akuloto, Satakha, Atoizu,
Aghunato,Suruhuto and Pughoboto. The total population of the district is
154909. The density of population is 123 persons per sq. km. And the sex
ratio is 945 females per 1000 males (2001 census). Literacy rate is
69.73 % of the population, and the literacy rate of male and female is
73.43 %: 65.80 %.
Zunheboto district 150 Km away from the state capital and is bounded by
Mokokchung on the North, Tuensang district on the East, Phek district on
the South and Wokha on the West. Zunheboto, with total area of 1300 Sq
Km. Like most of the districts of Nagaland, is situated on the Hills
with its mountain ranges spread northeast to Southwest. The district is
hilly. The hill varies from 1000 to 2500 meters and the average height
of the district is 1800 meters. Most of the people live between 1500 and
2500 meters altitude. There are several ranges and they are more or less
parallel and have gone from northeast to southwest. Between the ranges
there are glens and gorges through which flow the hill streams.