ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Land Resources

Land Use-Pattern :

The forest cover including land with or without scrub account for 17090 sq. km of the total geographical area (22,327 sq. km). Land available for agriculture is only 231.19 sq. km .

             Table: Land use pattern of Manipur as on 2010-11

District

Geographic Area

Wetland Area

Agriculture Area

Forest

Others (includes Settlement & Waste land)

 

(sq.km)

(sq.km)

(sq.km)

(sq.km)

(sq.km)

Senapati

3271

19.11

17.4

2183

1051.49

Tamenglong

4391

50.86

30.85

3902

407.29

Churachanpur

4570

41.02

35.46

4275

218.52

Bishnupur

496

217.53

25.9

21

231.57

Thoubal

514

157.18

26.01

56

274.81

Imphal West

519

84.18

32.37

55

347.56

Imphal East

709

20.96

35.37

220

432.65

Ukhrul

4544

23.55

13.27

3549

958.18

Chandel

3313

19.91

14.67

2829

449.42

Total

22,327

634.32

231,19

17090

4371,49

                Source: Economic Survey of Manipur, FSI Report, National Wetland Atlast of India