is the name of the
least known Naga community. It is an acronym formed by the
amalgamation of letters derived from three place names,
Saapo, Kechuri and Khury, which have been the places of
origin of the Pochuri. The Pochuris have been recognized as a distinct Naga tribe recently.
the twenty seven Pochuri villages fall within the Phek district
of Nagaland. To be more specific, the entire Pochuri area
, forms the present Meluri sub-division of the district.
In the cast of this area lies Burma, on the west lies Phek
sub-division, in the north lies Kiphire sub-division and
in the south lies the state of Manipur.