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History

SOUTH WEST KHASI HILLS DISTRICT Particulars Description Area 1,341Sq.km District Head Quarter Mawkyrwat Main Languages spoken Khasi, Garo Population 1,10,152

History of the District:

Mawkyrwat Civil Sub-Division was notified as a full-fledged Civil Sub-Division vide the Government of Meghalaya’s Notification No. HPL.539/81/51, dated 22nd June, 1982. For public convenience and better administration, it was upgraded into a full-fledged District with headquarter at Mawkyrwat vide Government’s Notification dated 3rd August, 2012. The District is located at 25.3106° N, 91.2059° E.

The new District composed all the villages of two Community & Rural Development Blocks viz. Ranikor Community & Rural Development Block and Mawkyrwat Community & Rural Development Block, including 18 (Eighteen) Villages under Warsan Lyngdoh Gram Sevak Circle of Nongstoin in Community & Rural Development Block as listed in the Schedule-I to the Notification with the following boundaries:

  • North: West Khasi Hills District
  • South: Bangladesh
  • East: East Khasi Hills District
  • West: West Khasi Hills and South Garo Hills District

Administrative Units:

The district is divided into two blocks:

  1. Mawkyrwat C&RD Block
  2. Ranikor C&RD Block

Police Stations, Police Outpost, etc:

  • Police Stations
  1. Mawkyrwat Police Station
  2. Ranikor Police Station
  3. Nonghyllam Police Station
  • Police Outpost etc
  1. Gumaghat Police Outpost
  2. Borsora Police Outpost
  • Police Fire Services Station
  1. Mawkyrwat