Manipur

Manipur General Knowledge

CAPITAL : Imphal

ESTABLISHED : January 21, 1972

CHIEF MINISTER : N Biren Singh

GOVERNOR : Namjma Heptulla

Image credit : manipur.gov.in

RULING PARTY : BJP

HIGH COURT : Imphal, 2013


DISTRICTS : 16

LANGUAGES : Manipuri

POPULATION : 29, 66, 889 (24th)

[Males = 14, 91, 832 & Females = 14, 75, 057]

M : F = 1000 : 987

AREA : 22, 327 sq km (24th) Density: 130 per sq. km

LITERACY : 79. 85%

ASSEMBLY : 60

LOKSABHA : 2

RAJYASABHA : 1

BOUNDARY STATES : Nagaland, Assom, Mizoram, Myanmar,

STATE ANIMAL : Sangai

STATE BIRD : Mistres Homes Peasant

STATE TREE : Indian Mahogany

STATE FLOWER : Siroy Lily

STATE DANCE : Manipuri, Rasaleela, Maharasa, Thang Ta (Classical dance), Dhol Cholam, Loy haroba

TRIBES : Angami, Kuki

FESTIVALS : Dol Jatra, Lai Haroba, Rasa Leela, Cheiraoba, Gaan Nagai, Yaoshang (Holi), Kut, Christamas, Id – Ul – Fitr

RIVERS : Barak, Iril, Imphal

LAKES : Lokthak lake (largest fresh water lake in India)

POWER PLANTS : Lokthak Hydre power plant

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES 

Keibul Lamjao National Park (Floating National Park)

Yangoupokpi – Lokchao Wild Life Sanctuary

Silohi National Park

INDUSTRIES : Sericulture, Bamboo & Cane, Rice mills, edible oil crushing, leather goods

MAIN CITIES : Imphal, Kakching, Thoubal, Ukhrul

AIRPORTS : Tulihal Airport – Imphal

MISCELLANEOUS

The Land of Germs & Jewel of India = Manipur

Switzerland of India = Manipur


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