Spanning over an area of 3,819 sq km, Jaintia is one of the 11 districts in the state of Meghalaya. Situated along the Myntdu river, it is bordered on the south by Bangladesh and on the east by East Khasi Hills District. The region is quite rich in hill minerals and the changing colours of the vegetation with topography make this a beautiful spot. Jowai is the most developed town in the region along with being the district headquarters. The Jaintia hills have two districts: the West Jaintia Hills and the East Jaintia Hills. These hills are also home to the Krang Suri Falls, one of the most beautiful in India. The hills are bordered on the north and the east by the state of Assam.