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NORTH EASTERN STATES
This Land of Seven Sisters, the seven states - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura, is a land of perhaps the most colounul people on the earth. These states with natural grandeur have immense agricultural and industrial potential which are yet to be tapped. It is a most fascinating land of Brahamaputra with tropical forests, lush green landscape. The place of highest rainfall in the world, Mawsynram, is also on this land. It is also called the 'Tea Basket' of India. These states are also having a very rich variety of flora and fauna including the most famous one-horned Indian rhino.

Today, all these states are fast catching up with modern education and industrial development which is evident all over
 

State
Arunanchal Pradesh
Assam
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Tripura
Area In sq. km.
83,743
78,523
22,327
22,429
21,081
16,579
10,486
Capital
Itanagar
Dispur
Imphal
Shillong
Aizawl
Kohima
Agartala
Population (1991)
8,58,392
22,294,562
1,826,714
1,760,626
686,217
1,215,573
2,744,827
Languages
Tribal
Assamese, Bengali
Manipuri
Khasi, Garo
Mizo
English
Bengali, Tibal
Literacy (1991)
41.22%
53.42%
60.96%
48.26%
81.23%
61.30%
60.39%
Per capita in Rs
4,176
3,179 (89-90)
3,502 (89-90)
3,250 (89-90)
4,077 (87-88)
3,464 (88-89)
2,866 (88-89)
Roads
 3,708
24,506
3,557
4,640
884
5,129
6,501
Railways
-
2,194
-
-
-
8
-
No of Districts
11
23
8
6
3
7
3
 
PLACES OF INTEREST
 
ARUNACHAL PRADESH  

ASSAM

MANIPUR

 

MEGHALAYA

MIZORAM

NAGALAND

TRIPURA

* Towns with good accomodation
Best Season : November to April