Churachandpur is a district located in the south-western corner of the Indian state of Manipur which covers an area of 4,750 kilometres (2,950 mi).
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Churachandpur one of the country’s most impoverished districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the three districts in Manipur currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
As of the 2011 census, Churachandpur district had a population of 271,274, roughly equal to that of Barbados. This gives it a ranking of 575th in India (out of a total of 640 districts). The district has a population density of 59 inhabitants per square kilometre (150/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 19.03%. Churachandpur has a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 84.29%.The area also includes fewer than 3,000 speakers of the Sino-Tibetan Aimol language, which is written using Latin script