• Arunachal Pradesh is situated in the North Eastern part of India.
• It shares a long international border with Bhutan to the west (160 km), China to the north and north-east (1,080 km) and Myanmar to the east (440 km). In the south it shares border with Assam and Nagaland.
• Arunachal is also known as the Orchid State of India.
• Arunachal Pradesh attained its statehood on 20th February 1987.
• Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state area-wise in the north-east region.
• Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.
• According to 2011 census in has a population of 13.84 Lakhs with literacy rate of 65.38%.
• It is one of the lowest density state in India with only 17 per square km.
• The State has a total area of 83,743 square Km.
• It has total 17 districts.
• There are 60 members in the State Legislative Assembly and 2 seats for MP elections.
• Economy of the state mainly depends on Agriculture.
• Tawang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh is the largest monastery in India.
• Itanagar, Tawang Monastery, Namdapha Wild life Sanctury, Tippi Orchid Centre, Akashiganga major tourist attraction places.
• There are 4 National parks and 7 wildlife sanctuaries in the state, which are the prime attractions for the tourists.
• Adi, Apatani and Nyishi are the major tribes living in the state. The State has 26 tribes and 110 sub tribes.
• Siang, Kameng, Subansiri, Dibang, Lohit are the major rivers in Arunachal Pradesh.
|District||Headquarter||Population (2011)||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)|
|Lower Dibang Valley||Roing||53,986||3,900||14|