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West Siang is an administrative district in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India. The district headquarters are located at Aalo. The district occupies an area of 8325 km² and has a population of 103,575 (as of 2001).

Various tribal groups of the Adi people, Memba and Khamba tribes live in the district. The Adi follow generally follow Donyi-Polo, although some have embraced Baptist Christianity in recent years. The Memba and Khamba are followers of Tibetan Buddhism. A well-known Tibetan Buddhist temple, Mechuka Gompa, is located in the western part of the Memba-speaking Mechuka district of West Siang.

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Coordinates: 28°24′N 94°33′E / 28.4°N 94.55°E / 28.4; 94.55


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