Saiha District is situated on the southernmost fringe of the North-eastern region of India and is bordering Myanmar on the eastern and southern side. It has a total population of 60,000 as per the 2001 census. Administratively, it is divided into two blocks-Saiha and Tuipang. Saiha block has 37 Village Councils and Tuipang block has 41 Village Councils.
The district area comes under an Mara Autonomous District Councils under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India.