Nagaland

Nagaland

Nagaland : ( Symbols, important facts, dances, festivals, national park and wildlife Sanctuaries) All you want to know is here !

Nagaland

Nagaland became the 16th state of India on December 1963.

It’s a North Eastern state of India bordered by the state Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur.

  • Motto : Unity
  • Mammal : Mithun
  • Bird : Blyth’s tragopan
  • Fish : Chocolate mahseer
  • Flower : Rhododendron
  • Tree : Alder

Basic points of the state:

Nagaland
  • Formation : 1 December, 1963
  • Capital : Kohima
  • Largest city : Dimapur
  • Governor : R. N. Ravi
  • Chief Minister : Neiphiu Rio
  • Number of districts : 12
  • Members of Legislative Assembly : 60
  • Lok sabha seats : 01
  • Rajya sabha seats : 01
  • Area rank : 26
  • Population rank : 25

Important Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries :

Nagaland
  • Natangki National Park
  • Pulie Badze Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Nagaland Zoological Park
  • Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary

Important dances of the state :

Nagaland
  • Rangma dance
  • Bamboo dance
  • Zeliang dance
  • Gethinglim dance
  • Temangnetin dance
  • Hetaleulee dance
  • Kuki dance
  • War dance

Important festivals of the state :

Nagaland
  • Hornbill festival
  • Chavang kut
  • Tokhu Emong
  • Monyu
  • Naknyulem
  • Tuluni
  • Sekrenyi
  • Tsukhenyi
  • Aoleang
  • Mimkut

Important facts of Nagaland :

  • This state is also known as the ” Falcon Capital of the world ” as it is home to almost a million Amur Falcons who settle and congregate in the state.
  • It is home of world hottest chilli pepper ( Bhut Jolokia ), titled in Guinness Book of world record.
  • Dimapur airport is the only airport built during World War 2.
  • Mount Saramati is the highest peak in Nagaland, act as barrier.
  • It is a state that has one major festival lined up for all months of a year, also known as ” Land of festivals “.
  • This state is home to 16 prominent Tribes and various other sub – tribes.
  • Longleng is the the smallest district in the state.
Reference : https://www.britannica.com/place/Nagaland

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