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Manipur

Area    : 22,327sq.km
Capital : Imphal
Districts         : 9
Language : Manipuri
Population : 2,570,390 (2011 census)
Literacy : 79.21% (2011 census)
State Bird : Nongin
State Animal : Sangai
State Flower : Uningthou
State Tree : Siroi Lily
Known as the 'Jewel of India', as it lies against deep within a lush green corner of North East India, Manipur is a shining pearl in the Himalayan system. Surrounded by blue hills with an oval shaped valley at the centre, Manipur is bounded by Nagaland in the north, Mizoram in the south, upper Myanmar in the east and Cachar district of Assam in the west. The valley portion of the state is surrounded by hill ranges from all sides. Manipur had been a Union Territory from 1956 and became a full-fledged state from 1972. Main Tourist places include War Cemetery, Saheed Minar, Manipur Zoological Garden, Shri Shri Govindajee Temple etc.
 
 
Bishnupur
Chandel
Churachandpur
Imphal
Senapati
Tamenglong
 

Know more about Manipur Customs, People and Rituals

 

Paithan famous for its beautiful silk saris

 

Manipur has had a great tradition in textiles

             
Being one of the main tourist destinations of India, the state offers a lot to tourists such as numerous mountains, scores of temples, forts, caves, beaches and other architectural wonders..
How to Reach There
Tourist Information Centres
About Manipur
Imphal
 

The climate of Manipur is typically monsoonal in character, with 'hot' rainy and cold weather seasons. The months of March-April and May are maximum heat.

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Colourful Manipur
 

Manipur is the centre of many religious and cultural traditions. Read More

Festivals
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Time to Enjoy....
 

Manipur has a lively tradition of song, dance, music and theatre. Read More