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Map of Mizoram Mamit Kolasib Aizawal Champhai Serchhip Lunglei Saiha Lawngtlai ASSAM MANIPUR MYANMAR TRIPURA BENGLADESH
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Mizoram is one of the seven northeastern states of India and is enclosed by Myanmar, Bangladesh,Manipur, Assam, and Tripura. In the local language, Mizoram means "Land of the Highlanders". The Mizo Hills, which dominate the state's topography, rise to more than 6560 ft near the Myanmar border. Aizawl, the state capital, is 4000 ft above sea level.

About three-fourths of the population earns their livelihood from agriculture. Paddy, maize, mustard, sugarcane, sesame, fiber less ginger and potatoes are the other prominent crops grown in this area. Small-scale irrigation projects are being developed to increase the crop yield. There are no major industries in the state. Small-scale industries include sericulture, handloom and handicrafts industries, sawmills and furniture workshops, oil refining, grain milling, and ginger processing. The service sector comprises of Tourism, Real Estate and Insurance.

Mizoram State Information

CapitalAizawl
Date of formation20. Feb. 1987
GovernorNirbhay Sharma
Chief MinisterPu Lalthanhawla
Tourist attractionsPhawngpui, Sibuta Lung, Philpui Grave, Pangzawl
FestivalsChapchar Kut, Mim Kut, Pawl Kut
Major dance and music formsKhal Lam, Chai, Chhilam, Sawlkin
Arts and craftsPuan; cane and bamboo baskets, pipes, toys that utilise the natural elasticity of bamboo
LanguagesLushai, Mizo, Bengali, Lakher
Size21,081 sq. km
Population (Census 2011)1,097,206
RiversTlwang, Tlau, Chhimtuipui, Tuichang, Tuirial,
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesLengteng WS, Murlen NP, Phawngpui NP, Thorangtlang WS
State animalSerow
State birdHume's bartailed pheasant
State flowerDancing Girl orchid
State treeNag Kesar
Major cropsPaddy, wheat, bamboo, oil palm
FactoidsCheraw or the bamboo dance is a popular form of dancing.
Pukzing cave, near Aizawl stands at 25 m. Legends say that Mualzavata, a very strong man, carved it out with a hair pin.
No. of District 8


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