Mizoram

MIZORAM

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Mizoram is a state in northeastern India, with Aizawl as its capital city. The name is derived from “Mizo”, the name of the native inhabitants, and “Ram”, which means land, and thus Mizoram means “land of the Mizos”.

CapitalAizawl
Chief MinisterLal Thanhawala
GovernerLt Gen (Retd) Nirbhay Sharma
National ParkMurlen National Park
Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park
Tiger ReservesDampa
Folk dancesKhuallam – Known as ‘Dance of Guests’
Cheraw – old dance of Mizos,
Sarlamkai/Solakia, Chailam
Chawnglaizawn – dance of mizoknow as ‘Pawi’,
Tlanglam, Zangtalam – popular ‘paihte’ dance
FestivalsChapcharkut,
MimKut
Pawl Kut,
ThalfavangKut,
Anthurium Festival
Population census 20111,097,206(increased 23.48%)
Area (sq km census 2011)21,081
Density52
Sex – Ratio976
Literacy91.33%
Important StadiumRajiv Gandhi Stadium Mualpui–Athletics, football.
Aizawl, Hawla Indoor Stadium – Basketball – Aizawl