Manipur State – The Land of Jewels and The Trail of India

Manipur

About Manipur State

Manipur State is one among the 29 states of India which is located in the North Eastern Region and is bordered with Nagaland which is located on the north, Mizoram which is located on the South, Assam which is located on the West, and Burma (Myanmar) which is located on the east. The capital city of MN is the Imphal.

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MN Population

The Population of MN state is about 2,855,794 which is the 24th largest state in Indian population and the MN Districts are covering with an area of 22,327 square kilometres (or) 8261 square miles, which comes 24th on the area basis.

MN Language

The official and native language of MN state is “Meitei” (Manipuri) and approximately 79.85% of population will use Manipuri language

Manipur State
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Formation of MN State

MN state came into existence on 21st Jan of 1972 under the state reorganisation Act. The High Court of Manipur is the apex judicial body in the state.

Indian State of MN Symbols

The following are the symbols of MN State:

Language Meitei
Animal Sangai-Rucervus eldii eldii
Bird Nongyeen-Syrmaticus humiae
Flower Siroi lily-Lilium mackliniae
Tree Uningthou-Phoebe hainesiana

Holiday Destinations Designated by MN Tourism and Culture

  • The culture of MN is dance, sculpture, Martial arts and Theatre
  • The royal game of MN is “Polo” which is originated in MN
  • The best for the tourist attraction is from Oct to Feb because of its sunny without being humid and hot.
  • The seasonal “Shirui Lily” Plant which is located in district of “Ukhrul”, Dzukou valley which is located in Senapati, Sangai (Brow antlered deer) and the floating islands which is located in “Loktak Lake” are the special attractions of the MN
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MN Districts

MN Map illustrates Churachandpur as the largest city and Imphal is the capital of this north eastern state. The land territory consists of 16 MN Districts and divided into 03 divisions. The following are the districts of Manipur State:

Division of Inner MN Division of North MN Division of South MN
Bishnupur Tamenglong Jiribam
Imphal West Kangpokpi Noney
Imphal East Senapati Pherzawl
Thoubal Ukhrul Churachandpur
Kakching Kamjong Chandel
    Tengnoupal
MN Rivers

The following are the few Rivers of MN which flows through the MN state:

  • Manipur River
  • Imphal River
  • Iril River
  • Barak River
  • Nambul River
  • Tuivai River

Important details of MN State
  • Manipur Official Website: https://manipur.gov.in
  • MN Governor: Dr. Najma Heptulla
  • Manipur Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh
  • MN Secretariat Office: Department of Information Technology Government of Manipur 4th floor, Western Block New Secretariat, Manipur – 795 001
  • MN Support Mail: dit-mn@nic.in