Nagaland

NAGALAND


Nagaland is a mountainous state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar. It’s home to diverse indigenous tribes, with festivals and markets celebrating the different tribes’ culture. Its capital city of Kohima suffered heavy fighting in World War II, commemorated by memorials at the Kohima War Cemetery. The Nagaland State Museum exhibits ancient weaponry, a ceremonial drum and other traditional Naga cultural artifacts.

CapitalKohima
Chief MinisterTR Zeliang
GovernorPadma BalaKrishna Acharya
National ParkNatangki National park
Folk DanceFolk Dance of Zeliang Tribe in Nagaland
Folk Dance of Zemis Tribe in Nagalan
FestivalMoatsu,
Tsungrem Mong,
Nazu,
Sekrenyi,
Tuluni,
Yemshe,
Hornbill Bushu
Population census 20111,978,502 (increased by -0.58 %)
Area (sq km census 2011)16,579
Density119
Sex – Ratio931
Literacy79.55%