Lunglei is a town, situated in the south-central part of Mizoram state, northeastern India. Lunglei, sometimes spelled Lungleh, literally meaning 'bridge of rock' got its name from a bridge like rock found in the riverine area around Nghasih - a small tributary of the river Tlawng. It is the second biggest town after the capital, Aizawl, found 165 km 102 miles south of Aizawl. Lunglei was the Capital of South Lushai Hill Districts for a long time from 1888, as was Aizawl for the North Hill Districts. The two were joined in 1898.
Lunglei is the second-biggest town in Mizoram and was an imperative town until the point that the parcel of India as it had guide access to Chittagong, a major city in Bangladesh which made Lunglei the business and instruction focus. The locale of Lunglei has been additionally partitioned into real sub divisions of Hnahthial SDO S, Lunglei SDO S and Tlabung SDO S and 4 R.D. Squares, Bunghmun, Hnahthial, Lunglei and Lungsen. The region has 7 get together bodies electorate. These are South Tuipui, Lunglei North, Lunglei East, Lunglei West, Lunglei South, Thorang and West Tuipui for the managerial accommodation of the area authorities. Lunglei town is the regulatory base camp of the region.