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About Nambol

Nambol is an important city and a municipal council located in the district of Bishnupur in Manipur. Nambol is regarded as a major educational hub of Bishnupur and also of Manipur. Nambol lies between 24.71oN latitude and 93.84oE longitude. The most important festival celeberated here is Lai Haraoba atop the Khoriphaba hill. The Nambol Lai Haraoba celebration is very popular in Manipur.

Demography of Nambol

According to the 2011 census, the total population of Nambol is 18,117, out of which 50% are males and 50% are females. The average literacy rate of Nambol is 68%. The male literacy rate is 76% and the female literacy rate is 59%.The official language of Nambol is Meiteilon (Manipuri).

Tourism in Nambol

Maibam Lokpa Hill

Nambol is a picturesque town located in the Bishnupur district. Thousands of tourist visit this place to explore its amazing tourists locations. There many wonderful tourist locations located in and around the town of Nambol. The two most important tourist places here are Loktak Lake and Keibul Lamjao National Park. The park is located on the border of the Loktak Lake. Another important must visit palce is the Nambol Bazaar. After the Khwairamband Bazaar, the Nambol Bazaar is the second busiest market in Manipur. The visitors can buy different Manipuri items from the market to take back home. Maibam Lokpa Hill is another very important attraction in Nambol. It is popular for its part in the Indo-Japanese War of 1944. The Japan War Memorial located in the hill is a well known destination for foreign tourists. The Khoriphaba Hill located here is known for its Lai Haraoba festival.  Some other important tourist places located here are Loukipat, Ecological Park, Vishnu temple and Sendra Tourist Home.

Maibam Lokpa Hill: It is famous for being the place of the Indo-Japanese War of 1944. The Japan War Memorial at Nambol Maibam Lokpa hill is an ideal tourist destination in Nambol.

Khoriphaba Hill: It is another famous hill in Nambol. The hill is noted for the celebration of the Lai Haraoba festival during the summer seasons. The celebration lasts night long and many local tourists flock the area to witness the festival. The Nambol Lai Haraoba celebration is very popular in Manipur.

Nambol Bazar: The Nambol Bazar is the second most important bazaar in Manipur.

Services in Nambol

Nambol is one of the important cities in Manipur. Being an important city Nambol 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 Nambol.


UCO Bank   
Address: NH 150, Ward No. 7,
Bishnupur, Manipur-795126
Phone no: 1800 103 0123

State Bank of India
Address: Bishnupur, Manipur-795126
Phone: 03879 222 242

Post OfficeServices in Nambol

Nambol Post Office
Address: Nambol, Manipur-795134
Phone no: 1800 11 2011

Nearby Hospitals

Nambol Hospital
Address : NH 150
Laitonjam Khori Leikai
Nambol, Manipur-795134

District Hospital

Address: NH 150, Manipur-795126

Mother's Care Children Hospital and Research Centre
Address: Moirang Leirak, Sagolband
Imphal, Manipur 795001


  • Deputy Commissioner: 03879-222212 / 222349
  • Superintend of Police: 03879-222270 / 222222

How to Reach Nambol

Nambol is located at distance of about 17kms from Imphal. Nambol can be easily reached through roadways from Imphal.

How to Reach Nambol

By Air

There are no airports in Nambol. The nearest air link to Nambol is the Tulihal airport at Imphal. There are direct flights to Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi and Northeastern states like, Silchar, Aizawl and Dimapur from the airport.

By Rail

Nambol also has no Railway Station. The nclosest railhead to Nambol is Jiribam Railway Station. It is about 6 hrs drive from Nambol

By Road
There are regular private buses and taxis from Imphal to Nambol

Nambol Facts and Figures

  • Latitude: 24.71oN
  • Longitude: 93.84oE
  • Population (2011): 18,117
  • Official Languages: Meiteilon (Manipuri)
  • Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
  • STD Code: 03879

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