About Khawzawl

Khawzawl is a small town located in the Champhai district in the state of Mizoram. Since August 2008 it was announced as the district capital of Mizoram. It is located about 16kms from the district headquarter of Champai. It lies between 23.5251oN latitude and 93.1612oE Longitude.


Demographics of Khawzawl

According to the 2011 census, the total population of Khawzawl is 11,022 out of which 5,616 are males and 5,406 are females. Out of total population number of people engaged in business or work includes 3,958. The average literacy rate in Khawzawl is 78%.The official language here is Mizo.

Tourism in Khawzawl

Khawzawl is a small town located in the State of Mizoram. There is not much scope for tourism here. However, there are many beautiful places to visit near Khawzawl. The capital city of Aizawl is located about 61 kms from Khawzawl. There are number of tourist attractions in and around the city of Aizawl. Some other tourist destination near Khawzawl is Champai located about 17km, Serchhip located about 59kms and Lunglei located about 88km.

Public Utility Services in Khawzawl

The small town of Khawzawl also provides emergency and utility services to the public. There are few banks in and around Khawzawl that offers people with easy financial transactions. The state bank of India also has branches here. There are also few post offices that offer postal services to the public.

Bank in Khawzawl

State Bank of India
Address: Vengthar, Khawzawl,
Dist: Champhai, Mizoram - 796321
Phone no: 9612170205
Branch: Khawzawl
IFSC Code: SBIN0013641
Branch Code: 013641

Post Offices in Khawzawl

Sub Post Office: Khawzawl
Address: Khawzawl Post Office,
Dist: Champhai, Mizoram: 796310
Phone no: 03831-261006

Emergency services in Khawzawl

Emergency Services in Khawzawl

Being a small town, Khawzawl also has few emergency services like medical, Police and fire. One can dial 100 or nearby police station to contact the police. There are also quite a few hospitals in and around the town of Khawzawl . These hospitals provide advanced health treatment to the needy.


Champhai District Hospital
Address: Vengsang, Champhai,
Mizoram 796321
Phone no: 098562 59808

Police Station

Khawzawl Police Station
Address: Khawzawl, Dist: Champai
Mizoram: 796310
Phone no: 03831-261117

Fire Station

District Fire Station
Address: DC Rd, Bethel Veng,
Champhai, Mizoram 796321
Phone no: 03831 234 885

How to Reach Khawzawl

Khawzawl is located about 61 kilometers from the capital city of Aizawl. There is regular bus and taxi service to any part of the state.
How to reach Khawzawl

By Air
There are no airports in the city of Khawzawl. However the major nearby airport includes Aizawl Airport located at a distance of about 76 kms and Imphal Municipal Airport 177 km.

By Rail
Khawzawl also has no railway stations. The closest railway station is the Bairabi Rail Way Station located about 113kms from the town.

By Road
There are regular bus and taxi service available from Khawzawl to nearby towns and states. Given below is the distance between Khawzawl and nearby places:
  • Khawzawl to Champhai: 15 kms
  • Khawzawl to Serchhip: 44 kms
  • Khawzawl to Aizawl: 61 kms
  • Khawzawl to Lunglei: 89 kms

Khawzawl Facts and Figures

  • District: Champhai
  • Population (2011): 11,022
  • Official Language: Mizo
  • Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
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