Capital Kohima Official Language English
Nagaland is a state in Northeast India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east, and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur. It has an area of 16,579 square kilometres, Other than English, Nagamese is the widely spoken language. Some of the main cities are Dimapur, Kiphire, Kohima, Longleng, Mokokchung, Mon, Peren and Phek.
The great Indian hornbill is one of the most famous birds found in the state. Blyth's tragopan, a vulnerable species of pheasant, is the state bird of Nagaland. It is sighted in Mount Japfü and Dzükou Valley of Kohima district, Satoi range in Zunheboto district and Pfütsero in Phek district. It is a land for rare and beautiful species of fantastic birds, the sounds of the birds being like a fantastic music to the ears.
There are now good Institutes for higher learning in Nagaland. Some of them are the Global Open University, ICFAI University, Nagaland University, National Institute of Technology, Nagaland and St. Joseph University, Nagaland. Colleges: Kohima Science College, Kohima and St. Joseph's College.
Some of the popular lip smacking food delicacies and dishes are
- Crab Chili Sauce
- Meat, Dal
- Naga food is considered spicy due to their love for the most famous king chilly (known as raja mircha in the North East).
- Dimapur-Shopping, waterfalls, zoos, churches, and fashion
- Tang dynasty-Architecture, buddhism, mausoleums, history, and palaces
- Mon-Arts and crafts
- The dance of the Naga's
- The folk dances of the Naga's
- Folk songs
- Native musical instruments
- The Naga tribes in Nagaland include Angami, Rengma, Memei, Maramei, Zeliangrong, Kuki, Chakhesang, Pochury, Ao, Konyak, Phom, Khiamngan, Chang, Yimchunger, Sangtam, Lotha, Sumi and Rongmei.
- Dimapur Airport