Manipur is a state in north east India with Imphal as its capital. The name Manipur literally means "Land of Jewels" and the state has a rich culture which can be seen in martial arts, dance, theatre and sculpture. Renowned for its greenery and pleasant climate, Manipur has been a popular tourist destination. The population of Manipur
is 2,721,756 (2011 census) and the state covers an area of 22,347 km sq.
Districts and Administration of Manipur:
Manipur has nine districts. Each district is governed by a District Magistrate or a Deputy Commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The District Magistrate or Deputy Commissioner is assisted by a number of officers from different wings of the state administrative service. A Superintendent of Police, an officer from the Indian Police Service is responsible for the law and order situation in the district.
Tourism in Manipur: Manipur is rich in culture and has a rich heritage in martial arts, classical dance, music, arts and sculpture. The state's moderate climate makes it a tourist delight. A few interesting tourist destinations in Manipur are, Shree Govindajee Temple, The Keibul Lamjao National Park (the only floating national park in the world), Loktak Lake, The War Cemetery, Manipur Zoological Garden and Manipur State Museum among others.
List of Manipur Districts:
Last Updated on 17 January 2013
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