Manipur is a state located in the northeastern region of India. The state's capital is Imphal. Manipur is known for its rich cultural heritage, which is reflected in its art, music, dance, and festivals. The state is also known for its rich architectural heritage, such as the Kangla Fort and the Govindajee Temple.
Manipur is also known for its natural beauty, with several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries such as the Keibul Lamjao National Park and the Sirohi National Park. The state is also home to several beautiful lakes such as the Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Northeastern India and the only floating lake in the world.
Below are some important facts to remember about Manipur:
• Manipur is one of the located in North-East India state of India. Manipur is one of the eight states of Northeast India.
• Manipur became a full-fledged State of India on the 21th January, 1972.
• It shares its boundary with Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, Assam to the west and Burma in east. The total area of the state is area 22,327 sq.km.
• There are total 9 districts in Manipur.
• Total population in the state is around 27 lakhs only according to 2011 census.
• Density in the state is 82 per Sq km.
• Imphal is the capital city of Manipur.
• Manipuri is the state official language.
• Literacy Rate in the state is 79.85%.
• The economy of the state mainly depends on agriculture.
• There are 33 Schedule Tribes present in the state. The people of Manipur include Meitei, Naga, Kuki, Meitei Pangal etc.
• Total assembly constituency is 60, while the Parliamentary Constituencies 2.
• Imphal, Kangla, War Cemetery, Loktak Lake, Keibul Lamjao National Park etc are the main tourist attraction places in Manipur.
• Loktak Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the North East Region. Manipur, Imphal, Iril, Nambul, Sekmai etc are the main river of Manipur.
• Ras Lila is the epitome of Manipuri classical dance. Lai-Haraoba, Yaoshang, Ratha Jatra etc are the main festival celebrated in Manipur.