Upper Siang is a district in the Arunachal Pradesh State of India.
Total area of Upper Siang is 6,590 km². As per 2011 stats, Upper Siang has a population of 35,320 peoples, out of which urban population is 6,540 while rural population is 28,780. The district has a population density of 5.36 inhabitants per square kilometre. There are about 7,324 houses in the district, including 1,595 urban houses and 5,729 rural houses. When it comes to villages, there are about 98 villages in upper siang district.
The Upper Siang district is further divided in to Circles / Blocks / Community Development Blocks (C.D.Blocks) for administrative
purposes. In India, the Block or C.D.Block is often the next level of administrative division after the tehsil. It is important to note that, In some states of India C.D.Blocks are equal to tehsils.
For those who don’t know, the C.D.Block is a rural area earmarked for administration and development in India. The area is administered by a BDO (Block Development Officer). A C.D.Block covers several gram panchayats, local administrative unit at the village level.
Tuting is the largest circle in upper siang district covering area of 2482.23 km² while Mopom ( Adipasi ) is the smallest circle in upper siang district covering area of 115.12 km². Yingkiong is the most populous whereas Palling is the least populous circle in upper siang district. There are 11 circles in Upper Siang district. Here is the list of all Upper Siang Circles / Blocks / C.D.Blocks along with area & population information.
List of CD Blocks / Circles in Upper Siang
|#||Circle (CD Block)||Area (km²)||Population (2011)|
Population of Upper Siang
|Particulars||Density||Male Population||Female Population||Total Population|
|Total||5 / km²||18,699||16,621||35,320|
Households in Upper Siang
|District (Hindi) :||Upper Siang (अपर सियांग)|
|State / UT :||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Total Area :||6,590 km²|
|Total Population :||35,320|
|Total Circles :||11|
|Total Villages :||98|
|Total Population||Villages in Upper Siang District|
|less Than 200||51|
|200 – 499||28|
|500 – 999||17|
|1000 – 1999||1|
|2000 – 4999||1|
|5000 – 9999||N/A|
|10000 and above||N/A|