Unakoti ,the district of Tripura has been recently renamed from the original North Tripura District as the outcome of bifurcation of newly created North Tripura District comprising of the Northern most part of Tripura state which has come into effect from 21.01.2012. Kailashahar is the District headquarter of Unakoti District. The district has a total geographical area of 686.97 Sq. Km. It is bounded by Bangladesh on the Western side, North Tripura District on the Eastern side and Dhalai District on the South-western side.