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Senapati district,Manipur

Senapati is a district of Manipur state in India.The Senapati District is located in the northern part of the state of Manipur. It is bounded on the east by the Ukhrul District; on the west by Tamenglong District; on the north by the Phek District, state of Nagaland; and on the south by the Imphal East and Imphal West Districts. The District is at an altitude varying from 1061 m to 1788 m above sea level. The hills run along the north south direction and gradually slope down towards south and meet the Imphal Valley.

History
The Senapati District was earlier known as the Manipur North District which came into existence on 14 November 1969; the headquarters at were at Karong. Later the district headquarters were shifted to Senapati “wef” 13 December 1976. The District came to be known as Senapati District “wef” 15 July 1983.
Geography
Senapati District is located between 93.29° and 94.15° East Longitude and 24.37° and 25.37° North Latitude and is in the northern part of Manipur state. The District is bounded on the south by Imphal District, on the east by Ukhrul District, on the west by Tamenglong District and on the north by Phek district of Nagaland Nagaland state. The district lies at an altitude between 1061 meter to 1788 meters above sea level.
Tourism
Places of interest
Kaubru Mountain
This mountain is one of the highest peak in Manipur. People climb the mountain in summer season only. They climb mountain in the group. People say that in mythological day Pandavas were visited here. There is a long cave where people passes through.
Kaubru Laikha
Kaubru Laikha is one of the famous Shiv Temples in Manipur. There will be a herd of people during the time of Shivratri and Kanwad. People say that putted milk on the Koubru Mountain comes here. This temple is situated on the bank of Imphal River.
National Highway 39 Passes through here.

  • Kangpokpi: second largest town in Senapati district inhibited by mostly Thadou kuki tribe
  • Mao Gate: Oldest hill stations of Manipur lying on the border of Nagaland. Dzükou Valley is situated near by this town.