Wokha

Wokha is a district of Nagaland state in India.

It covers an area of 1,628 km². Its capital is the town of Wokha.

In 2006, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Wokha one of the country’s 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).It is one of the three districts in Nagaland currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).

According to the 2011 census Wokha district has a population of 166,239, roughly equal to the nation of Saint Lucia.This gives it a ranking of 595th in India (out of a total of 640). Wokha has a sex ratio of 969 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 87.6%.