Kamjong District was created as a new district among seven new districts by bifurcating from the existing Ukhrul District.
Kamjong District in the state of Manipur is a newly created district by the Government of Manipur vide Govt. notification No.16/20/2016-R dated 06-12-2016 and subsequent corrigendum dated 14-12-2016 of Secretariat; Revenue Department, Govt. of Manipur. It was inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister, Manipur on the 15th December, 2016
It is one of the 16 full fledged districts of the Indian state of Manipur. The district headquarters is located in kamjong village (24.328°N 93.986°ECoordinates: 24.328°N 93.986°E).
Kamjong District is located in the north of the Manipur State and it is a hill district of the state with full of scenic beauty. District is home of colourful Tangkhul people and Tankhuls are the dominant tribe and other tribe like Kuki are also included in very low number.
The climate of the district is of temperate nature with a minimum and maximum degrees of 3º C to 33° C. The average annual rainfall is 1,763.7 mm (1991).