Nagaland

Nagaland

 
Nagaland is bound by Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Assam in the North; Manipur in the South; Myanmar (Burma) on the East and Assam in the West. 16 major tribes along with other sub-tribes inhabit the State. Each of the sixteen odd tribes and sub-tribes have their own languages, customs and traditions and they can easily be distinguished by their colourful dresses, ornaments and beads that they wear. The traditional ceremonial attire of each tribe is very colourful and attractive.








 
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Major Tourist Destnations in Nagaland:
Dimapur Kohima Mokokchung
Mon Phek Tuensang
Wokha Zunheboto  
Nagaland is bound by Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Assam in the North; Manipur in the South; Myanmar (Burma) on the East and Assam in the West. 16 major tribes along with other sub-tribes inhabit the State. Each of the sixteen odd tribes and sub-tribes have their own languages, customs and traditions and they can easily be distinguished by their colourful dresses, ornaments and beads that they wear. The traditional ceremonial attire of each tribe is very colourful and attractive.

Nagaland is blessed with a salubrious climate throughout the year. The temperature from June to September is between 16 to 31 deg Celsius and from October to February it is between 4 & 24 degree Celsius.

The main rivers of the state are the Dhansiri, Doyang, Dikhu, Milak, Zungki and Tizu and the highest peak is Saramati, which are approximately 3841 metres above sea level. The land, flora, fauna, the people and their warm hospitality all combine to make Nagaland and ideal destinations for the tourists.

Location : Between 25 degree 6' and 27 degree 4' latitude, North of Equator and between the Longitudinal lines 93 degrees 20'E and 95 degree 15' E.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Area : 16,527 Sq. km
Population : 19,88,636(Provisional 2001 census).
Capital : Kohima
Districts : Kohima, Mokokchung, Mon, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, Zunheboto and Dimapur.
Tribes : Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Lotha, Konyak, Kuki Khiamniungan, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sema, Sangtam, Yimchunger, Zeliang
Temperature :
Summer : 16 degree C to 31degree C (June-Sept)
Winter : 4 degree C to 24 degree C (Oct - Feb)
Clothing:
Summer : Cotton tropical
Winter : Heavy woolen Average
rainfall : 2000 mm to 2500 mm
Languages spoken : English, Hindi, Nagamese and local dialects.
Religion : Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Tribal Religions.

ENTRY FORMALITIES :

FOREIGN TOURISTS : Foreign Tourist are allowed to visit the eight district headquarters and specified places for a period of ten days which is extendable for another ten days provided they are in a group of four or more or married couples. Permits to visit these places are issued by Ministry of Home affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, Indian Missions abroad, Foreigners Regional Registration office (FRRO), Delhi, Calcutta and Mumbai, the Chief Immigration Officer, Chennai and the Commissioner (Home) Government of Nagaland, Kohima.

DOMESTIC TOURISTS : Indian tourists require an Inner Line permit to visit Nagaland. The Permit can be obtained from the following offices on payment of a permit fee of Rs.5.00.

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