The Lower Subansiri District covers approximately an area of approx 3,460 The topography of the District is mostly mountainous terrain, where the Hill Ranges varies approximately from 1000 to 1600 metres above sea level. A greater part of it falls within the Higher mountain zone consisting of tangled peaks and valleys. Nature has gifted the heart land of the District in the form of magnificent plateau at about 1564 metres above sea level, where District Headquarter, Ziro is located.
The forest of the District are rich in valuable species of trees and different varieties of shrubs, cane and bamboo grow plenty, and the exquisite floral treasures of wilder species may often be found in the shadowy recesses of the Forest. The Forest of the District has got great economic values and various types of wild game. The District is also rich in wild fauna such as tigers, panthers, leopard, cats, bear, boars, antelopes and barking deer etc. beautify this nature’s Zoological Garden.
One of the main river of this District is Kamala. The origins of the river is from snow ranges of China(Tibet), which flows towards South-East and meets the Subansiri river at Raga Circle. The Subansiri river, at one time was famous for its gold dust flows through the District and leaving the District at Dollungmukh Circle. It ultimately joins the mightly Brahmaputra in plain of Assam. Khru, Panior, Kime, Panya, Selu, Pugo, Persen, Rein Sipu, Pange, Kiile etc. river are also worth mentioning.


Historical Genesis
Administrative setup
Local inhabitants
Tourist Guidelines
In and around Ziro

Calendar of Events
Paddy - fish culture

Forest Practice
Photo Gallery
Telephone Directory

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