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It is one of the oldest hilly districts of the state which is situated on the South bank of river Yomgo that merges with the mightiest Siang River in East Siang dist at a famous place called Sangam near Pangin.

It is a splendid land that enchants the explorers. Being here is like being in God’s own paradise.  Time halts, anxiety evaporates, serene sceneries, alluring landscapes, mind reposes, smile re-emerge and happiness resurges. Life seems worthwhile in this valley of orchards. The cluster of pineapple, orange, pearorchards fills the environment with its ripe fragrances. Beside magnificent countryside, the amazing tribes and amusing tradition it is the most fortunate province where the first National Flag was hoisted on 15th august, 1947 at Dipa village.

WEST SIANG at the height of 300 m, Longitude 93°57’E - 95°23’E, Latitude 27°69’N - 29°20’N blankets an area of 8’325 Sq. Km with its population of 10’35’75 is one of the oldest districts of the state which was previously shadowed under one district Siang’ that comprised East Siang as the second district. But on June 1 1980, West Siang got its name. It is one of the oldest hilly districts of the state which is situated on the South bank of river Yomgo that merges with the mightiest Siang River in East Siang dist at a famous place called Sangam near Pangin. This magical valley looks like a wonderland from the top of the hills as it presents panoramic view and is an ideal destination for trekking, hiking and angling.

The lively Galo tribe is the dominating tribe of this district. They have migrated from the fringes of Indo-Tibetan Borders. Kebas is the village council of this tribe and Mopin the most colorful festival (paint faces with a powder made from rice smearing) of the state belongs to this tribe. A number of massive villages and small towns surround Aalo, waiting to be explored and experienced. The tribes here still practice the traditional customs of the land and are more than delighted to involve the visitors and confer them a true experience of the magical valley and its naive natives.
 
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