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PROFILE OF SOUTH TRIPURA DISTRICT

 

 

 

Geographical Area

:1514 km2

Population

: 453000

Sub-division

: 3

Block

: 6

Village

: 168

Gross Cropped Area

: 73135 ha

Net sown area

: 41884 ha

Area cultivated (more than once)

: 24647 ha

Irrigable Area

: 19776 ha

Net irrigated area

: 17430 ha

Cropping intensity

: 175 %

Tilla land (Upland)

: 37 %

Forest Area

: 87910 ha

Current Fallow

: 475 ha

Agro-climatic zone

: Mid Tropical

Soil

: Acidic

Rainfall (mm)

: 1800- 2200

Temperature (oC)

: 10-35

Humidity (%)

: 70-80

Major Food

: Rice, Fish

Cultivators

: 53000

Small & Marginal Farmers (Land < 1 ha)

: 50482 (96%)

ST Population

: 162000

SC Population

: 74000