Nagaland is a state located in the northeastern region of India. It is known for its rich culture, history, and heritage. Nagaland is known for its rich cultural heritage, with a strong tradition of music and dance. The state is famous for its traditional dances such as the Warrior dance and the Hornbill Festival which is celebrated every year in the month of December.

Nagaland is also known for its natural beauty, with several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries such as the Intanki National Park, Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pughoboto Wildlife Sanctuary. The state is also home to several beautiful waterfalls such as the Dzukou Valley and the Japfu Peak. The state has a diverse population, with several ethnic groups such as the Angami, Ao and Konyak, each with their own unique culture and traditions.

Below are some important facts to remember about Nagaland:

• Nagaland is one of the states located on the North Eastern part of India.

• The State of Nagaland was formally established on December 1st, 1963, as the 16th State of the Indian Union.

• It is bounded by Assam in the West, Myanmar on the east, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam on the North and Manipur in the South.

• Kohima is the capital city and while Dimapur is the largest city in the state.

• Total area in the state is 16,579 sq km.

• Total population in the state is around 18 lakhs according to 2011 census.

• The density in the state is 119 per sq km.

• The state has only one parliamentary constituency.

• The State consists of 7 Districts.

• Literacy rate in the state is 80.11 %.

• Nagaland is inhabited by 16 major tribes along with other sub-tribes. Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Khiamniungan, Kuki, Konyak, Lotha, Phom, Pochury etc are some of the major tribes inhabited in Nagaland.

• English is the official language of Nagaland. Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang etc are the other languages used in Nagaland.

• 90% of the state population is Christian by religion.

• Economy of the state is mainly depends on agriculture.

• Milak, Barak, Dhansiri are the major rivers in the state.

• Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung etc are the main tourist attraction place in Nagaland.

State Symbols of Nagaland
Category English Term
Animal Mithun
Bird Blyth's tragopan
Flower Tree rhododendron
Tree Alder
Fish Chocolate mahseer