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State of Nagaland

Capital: Kohima
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Area: 16,579 sq km

Date of Formation: 1st Dec. 1963

Neighboring States: Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Asom and Country, Myanmar.

Population: 1,980,602, Males: 1,025,707, Females: 954,895, Sex-ration: 931, Density: 119, Decadal growth: 0.47%, Literacy: 1,357,579 (total 80.11%, male  83.29%, female 76.69%)

No of Districts: 11, Villages: 1,278,  Towns: 9

Legislative Bodie: State Legislature-Unicameral: Assembly Seats:60, Parliament: Lok Sabha Seats:1, Rajya Sabha Seats:1

Main Political Parties: INC, Nagaland Poples Front, BJP, Nationalist Democratic Movement, JD-U, Samta Party.

Seat of High Court: Guwahati High Court. A bench is located at Kohima.

Chief Languages: Konyak, Angami, Sangtam, Chang, Lotha, Sema, Ao and Chakhesang

Major Religions: Hindusim, Christianity

Main Towns: Kohim, Phek, Mon, Wokha, Mokokchund, Tuensang,Zunheboto

Geography: 
(a) Rivers: Dhansiri, Doyang, Dikhu and Jhanji 
(b) Mountains: Saramati the highest peak is 3841 m high 
(c) National Park Intangki, known for the Blythe Tragopan, very colourful cock, found only at Phek.

Economy: 
(a) Minerals: Nagaland’s mineral wealth (coal, chromium, limestone, iron, cobalt, nickel and marble) is immense, though unexplored yet 
(b) Industries: Nagas make beautiful decorative materials, Nagaland has achieved remarkable progress in small and medium industries. Today the state has 30 industrial units. And over 300 small scale industries. The Nagaland Sugar Mill at Dimapur has an installed capacity of 1,000 tonnes per day 
(c) Agricultural Products: Rive, vegetable.

Transport & Communications: 
(a) Road Length: 23,666km 
(b) Main Railway Stations: Dimapur 
(c) Airports: Dimapur.

Culture: 
(a) Dances: Naga dance and music are intrinsic part of Naga life mostly eulogizing bravery, beauty, live and generosity 
(b) Festivals: Hornbill festival (1st week of Dec): Sekrenyi of Angamis (Touphema kohima, Feb 26-27): Monyu (Pongo-Lon gleng, Apr 1-3): Moatsu (Chuchuyimlang-Mokokchung, May 1-3): Tokhu Emong, Tuluni-of Semas and Christmas. Aoling festival of Konyaks, Pikuchak festival of Lothas in Wokha
(c) Crafts: Wood carving hand woven shawl, baskets like Akhi, Akhi, Chakhe-sang, Angami Jewellery.
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