About Senapati

Senapati an important town located in the district of Senapati in Manipur. It is the district headquarters of Senapati District. Senapati is also a favored tourist destination. There are many tourist attraction located in and around the town of Senapati. The town is located in northern part of the State.

History of Senapati

History of Senapati The town of Senapati was named after Senapati Tikendrajit Singh who belonged to the Royal Family of the state of Manipur. Earlier, the Senapati district was known as Manipur North district.With effect from 14th November 1969, the district came into existence. Initially, the headquarter was located in Karong. Later on 13th December 1976, it was shifted to Senapati. From 15th July 1983, the district came to be known as Senapati district.

Geography of Senapati

The town of Senapati is bounded by Ukhrul District on the east, Tamenglong District on the west, Phek District of Nagaland on the north and on the south by Imphal East District and Imphal West District. The total area of the district is 3721 sq kms. The town is covered with green valleys, hill ranges, streams and rivers. The major peaks of the hill range located here include Houdu, Khouchi, Koubru, Pgapu and Isii (Iso). About 80% of the total area is covered by forest and the rest 20% is arable land.

Climate of Senapati

Senapati experience a humid sub tropical climate. The temperature varies from 35oC in summers to 3oC in winters. The average humidity of Senapati is maximum 92% and minimum 76%. The average rainfall here ranges from 671 mm to 1454 mm. Monsoon gere begins from the month of June to September. The major rivers of Senapati are Barak, Iril, Ithoi, Irang, Imphal and Lane.

Economy of Senapati

The main occupation of the people here is Agriculture. The major crops grown here include paddy, maize, cabbage, potato and cereals. People mostly practice Terrace cultivation here. Cattle rearing and animal husbandry are other occupations of the people here.

Demography of Senapati

According to the 2011 census, the total population of Senapati district is 479, 14. The average literacy rate here is 75%. The major tribes inhabiting the town of Senapati include Maram, Mao, Thangal, Zemai, Poumai, Tangkhul, Chiru, Nepalese, Liangmai, Vaiphei, Maring and Chothe. The official language here is Manipuri. Besides Manipuri, Aimol, a Sino-Tibetan language is also spoken here. Christianity is the predominant religion of the district

Tourism in Senapati


Dzukou valley

The town of Senapati is rich in natural beauty. There are many beautiful tourist places located in and around the town of Senapati. Some of the popular tourist place in Senapati is Maram Khullen, Yangkhullen, Mao, Liyai, Makhel, Dzuko Valley and Purul.

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Services in Senapati

Senapati is one of the important cities in Manipur. Being an important city Senapati is very well equipped with all the utility and emergency facilities like Banks and ATMs, Post office, Police and Hospitals. Mentioned below are the contact details of the utility and emergency services of Senapati.

Banks in Senapati

Vijaya Bank
Branch: Saikul
IFSC Code: VIJB0008603
Branch Code: 008603
Address: Sdo Office, Saikul,
Dist-Senapathi, Manipur-795118

State Bank of India
Branch: Kanpokpi
IFSC Code: SBIN0006484
Branch Code: 006484
Address: Dist: Senapati, Manipur-795129
Phone no: 03880-263480

State Bank of India
Branch: Lairouching
IFSC Code: SBIN0009160
Branch Code: 009160
Address: Dist, Senapati, Manipur - 795106
Phone no: 9436200524

State Bank of India
Branch: Senapati
IFSC Code: SBIN0004522
Branch Code: 004522
Address: Dist-Senapati, Manipur-795106
Phone no: 03871-222230

State Bank of India
Branch: Maram
IFSC Code: SBIN0009153
Branch Code: 009153
Address: Dist Senapati, Manipur -795105
Phone no: 03871-265234

United Bank of India
Branch: Mao
IFSC Code: UTBI0MAOG29
Branch Code: MAOG29
Address: Po - Mao, Senapati,
Dist - Senapati, Manipur - 795150
Phone no: 03871 -261207

Central Bank of India
Branch: Senapati
IFSC Code: CBIN0284638
Branch Code: 284638
Address: Makhrelui, Senapati-795106
Phone no: 022-22612008

State Bank of India
Branch: Gamnom Sapormeina
IFSC Code: SBIN0016015
Branch Code: 016015
Address: Opposite Gamnom Sapormeina Police Station,
Sapormeina, Dist Senapati -795107
Phone no: 9774216941

UCO Bank
Branch: Senapati Bazar
IFSC Code: UCBA0003001
Branch Code: 003001
Address: P.O. Senapati Bazar Dist. Senapati
Phone no: 8414977994

Post Offices in Senapati

Karong Post Office
Address: Karong, Karong, Senapati – 795007
Phone no: 0385-2450652

Kangpokpi Post Office
Address: Kangpokpi, Senapati – 795129
Phone no: 03889-233307

Kalapahar Post Office
Address:Kalapahar, Senapati - 795122
Phone no: 0385-2450652

Mao Post Office
Address: Mao, Senapati - 795150
Phone no: 03871-231206

Maram Post Office
Address: Maram, Senapati - 795015
Phone no: 0385-2450652

Hospitals near Senapati

Shija Hospitals and Research Institute (SHRI)
Address: Meitei Langol, Lamphelpat
Imphal, Manipur 795004
Phone no: 0385 205 5584
Website: http://shijahospitals.com/

Regional Institute of Medical Sciences
Address: RIMS Doctors colony, Lamphelpat
Imphal, Manipur 795004
Phone no: 097745 68577

Sky Hospital & Research Centre
Address: RIMS Rd, Lalambung Makhong,
Thangmeiband , Imphal, Manipur 795004

Police Station in Senapati

Saikul Police Station
Address: Saikul Road, Sadar Hills,
Senapati, Manipur -795118
Phone no :094362 98145
  • The Deputy Commissioner Senapati: 22370(O) 22233(R)
  • The Additional District Magistrate, Senapati : 22221(O) 22221(R)
  • The Superintendent of Police, Senapati: 22248(O) 22235(R)

How to Reach Senapati

Senapati can be easilu accesed through roadways from Imphal. One can also reach Senapati by air, rail and roadways.

How to Reach Senapati


By Air

There are no airports in Senapati. The nearest airport is located in Imphal.

By Rail

Senapati also has no railway stations. The nearest railway station is located in Dimapur in Nagaland.

By Road

The National Highway 39 passes from the south to the north end of the district of Senapati. It is connected to the neighboring places by road. There are buses and taxis to available from Imphal to Senapati.

Senapati Facts and Figures

  • Latitude: 24.37o and 25.37o North
  • Longitude: 93.29o and 94.15o East
  • Altitude: 3,271 square km
  • Population (2011): 479,148
  • Official Language: Manipuri
  • Major highways: NH-39, AH-2,[4] AH-1

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