Out of all the districts in the Indian state of Nagaland, the district of Mokokchung is one. The administrative headquarters of the district is located in the Mokokchung town. The Ao Naga tribal group dwells here. The district shares its boundaries on the northern side with the Indian state of Assam, on the western side with the Wokha district, on the eastern side with the Tuensang and on the southern side with the district of Zunheboto.
Among all the locations in the northern portion of the state of Nagaland, Mokokchung is considered to be the most significant urban hub in terms of economics and also politics. As many as 16 numbers of wards forms the town of Mokokchung. Out of the 16 wards, the wards namely Kumlong, Sangtemla, Alempang and Yimyu are known to the biggest. Grand celebrations durig the festivals of Christmas, New Year, Maotsu and Tsungremong occur here in the town. One of the exceptional characteristics of the town of Mokokchung is the celebrations of Christmas and the New Year at midnight. Towards the end of the 19th century, the formation of settlements by the British forces took place in Mokochung. This place is supposed to be one of the initial Naga Hill territories, where the Assam Rifles under the leadership of the British forces have formed such settlements.
The academic and cultural hub of the Indian state of Nagaland is the town of Mokokchung. The people of the town have known to excel in every possible field, both in the past and in the present era.