Tripura Map

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Tripura is a state in northeast India and has Agartala as its capital. With an area of 10,486 kms, it is divided into three districts. The principle hill ranges of Tripura are Sakham Tlang, Langtarai, Athara Mura and Bara Mura.

The chief occupation of the population in the state is agriculture. The principal crops are paddy, wheat, jute, sugar cane, potato, turmeric, coconut and oil seeds. Handloom weaving is the single largest industry in Tripura. Bamboo Handicrafts also make a major contribution to the state economy.

Some quality timber like Sal, Garjan, Teak, Gamar are found abundantly in the forests of the State. The service sector comprises only real estate, insurance and tourism industry.

Tripura State Information

CapitalAgarta
Date of formation21. Jan. 1972
GovernorShri Devanand Konwar
Chief MinisterManik Sarkar
Tourist attractionsUjjayant Palace, Chaturdas Devata Temple, Neer Mahal, Sipahijala
FestivalsKharchi Puja, Jer and Garia Puja, Ganga Puja
Major dance and music formsBihu dance, Sarinda, Sumui music
Arts and craftsBamboo mats; clothes with snakeskin designs known as Ponmongvom; garments called the risa and the rignai
LanguagesKok-borok, Bengali, Manipuri
Size10,491.69 sq. km
Population36,71,032
RiversGomti
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesShepahijala WS, Trishna WS, Rowa WS
State animalPhayre's langur or spectacled langur
State birdGreen imperial pigeon
State flowerNageshwar
State treeAgar
Major cropsPaddy, wheat, sugarcane, potato
FactoidsSingers are usually accompanied by instruments like the sarinda, chongpreng, bamboo flute or sumui.
Lake Rudrsagar is the only lake in eastern India with a palace in it; Neermahal was built by Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur as a summer resort.


Last Updated on 2/17/2012