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.


State Symbols of Manipur
Category English Term
Animal Sangai
Bird Nongin
Flower Siroi lily
Tree Uningthou
Fish Pengba