Manipur at a glance

Manipur is a state located in northeastern India, bordered by Nagaland, Assam and Mizoram. Its capital is Imphal, and the official language is Meitei and other languages spoken in the state are English and Hindi. The state is known for its rich culture, traditions and its diverse ethnic groups. The state is known for its natural beauty and is home to many scenic lakes such as Loktak Lake, which is the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India. The economy of the state is primarily based on agriculture, forestry, and handicrafts. Manipur is also known for its traditional dance forms such as the Manipuri dance and martial arts like Thang-ta and Sarit Sarak.

Here, Manipur at a glance provides important information and figures about Manipur. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Manipur at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Imphal
Established 1972
Largest City Imphal
Latitude 23. 500 N to 25.420N
Longitude 92.580 E to 94.450 E
Area Total 22,327
Districts 16
Blocks 70
No. of Municipal Corporations 1
Total Towns 51
Villages 2,582
Total Population (Census 2011) 2855794
Male (Census 2011) 1438586
Female (Census 2011) 1417208
Density 128 per sq km
Literacy Rate -Total 79.85%,
Literacy Rate -Male 86.50%
Literacy Rate -Female 73.20%
Highest peak Mount Tempü (9,823 ft)
Official Language Manipuri
State Mammal Sangai
State Bird Nongyeen
State Fish Pengba
State Flower Siroi Lily
State Tree Uningthou
State Sport Sagol Kangjei
Airport Imphal
Lok Sabha Constituency 2
Rajya Sabha Seat 1
Vidhan Sabha Constituency 60