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Manipur At a glance

Capital Imphal
Date of Attaining Statehood 21st January, 1972
Population (Census 2011) 27,21,756   
Area 22327 sq.km
Districts 9
Official Language Meiteilon (Manipuri)
Other Languages/Dialects 29 different dialects are also in wide usage. 5 of them (in addition to Meiteilon which is taught upto post graduate level) are recognized as medium of instruction in schools upto V. These are:
  1. Tangkhul
  2. Hmar
  3. Paite
  4. Lushai
  5. Thadou/Kuki
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) 18.65%
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 103
2011 122
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 974
2011 987
Literacy 2001 70.50
2011 79.85
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 38.96 (estimated)
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E) 2.8
 
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 60 (Click to see List[PDF](0 bytes))
Seats in Lok Sabha 2 (1 Inner Manipur, 2 Outer Manipur (ST)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor

Dr. Najma Heptulla

Chief Minister Shri N Biren Singh
State Portal http://manipur.gov.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=17

 

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