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Nagaland

नागालैँड

STATE OF INDIA

WEBSITE
http://nagaland.nic.in

TOURISM WEBSITE
http://tourismnagaland.com

COUNTRY
India

CAPITAL
Kohima

ESTABLISHED
01-12-1963

AREA
16579 sq km/6401 sq miles

AREA RANK
26th

ISO 3166 CODE
IN-NL

VEHICLE REGISTRATION
NL

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
English

STATE DANCE
Chang Lo

STATE ANIMAL
Gaur

STATE BIRD
Blyth Tragopan

STATE FLOWER/TREE
Rhododendron

ABOUT
Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Myanmar to the east and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur. The state of Nagaland has an area of 16,579 km2 with a population of 1,980,602 (nineteen lakhs eighty thousand six hundred two) as per the 2011 censusmaking it one of the smallest states of India. The state is mostly mountainous except those areas bordering Assam valley. Mount Saramati is the highest peak in Nagaland with a height of 3,840 metres and its range forms a natural barrier between Nagaland and Burma. It lies between the parallels of 98-degree and 96-degree East Longitude and 26.6-degree and 27.4-degree latitude North of the Equator.
Nagaland, the 16th state of the Indian Union, was established on 1 December 1963. It is divided into eleven districts: Kohima, Phek, Mokokchung,Wokha, Zunheboto, Tuensang, Mon, Dimapur, Kiphire, Longleng and Peren. It is a largely mountainous state, inhabited by the Naga tribes. Agriculture is the most important economic activity in Nagaland. Principal crops include rice, corn, millets, pulses, tobacco, oilseeds, sugarcane, potatoes and fibres. Other significant economic activity includes forestry, tourism, insurance, real estate, and miscellaneous cottage industries.


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