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Nagaland

Capital Kohima
Date of Attaining Statehood 1st December, 1963
Population (Census 2011) 19,80,602
Area 16579 Sq. km
Districts 11
Official Language English
Other Languages/Dialects Each tribe in Nagaland has its own dialect. There are about 60 different spoken dialects which belong to the Tibeto - Burman family of languages/dialects. These dialects have no script of their own. Tribes speak to each other in 'Nagamese' a language which is an amalgamation of Assamese, Bengali and local dialects. It is the language of the market.
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) -9434 (-0.47%)
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 120
2011 119
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 900
2011 931
Literacy 2001  
2011 80.11%
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 88.98
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E) 0
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 60 (Click to see Link[PDF](0 bytes))
Seats in Lok Sabha 1 (1 Nagaland)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor Padmanabha Balkrishna Acharya
Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu
State Portal http://nagaland.nic.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=20

 

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Capital       – Kohima
Population – 19,80,602 (Census 2011)
Area           – 16579 Sq.km
Districts     – 11 (Eleven)



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Nagaland Districts
Sl. No. Districts Head Quarter Area % of Area Population
(As per 2011 Census)
% of  Population   Map
1. Dimapur Dimapur 27 5.59 379769 19.17 Dimapur
2. Kiphrie Kiphire 1255 7.57 74033 3.74 Kiphrie
3. Kohima Kohima 1041 6.28 270063 13.64 Kohima
4. Longleng Longleng 885 5.34 50593 2.55 Longleng
5. Mokokchung Mokokchung 1615 9.74 193171 9.75 Mokokchung
6. Mon Mon 1786 10.77 250671 12.66 Mon
7. Peren Peren 2300 13.87 94954 4.79 Peren
8. Phek Phek 2016 12.16 163294 8.24 Phek
9. Tuensang Tuensang 1728 10.42 196801 9.94 Tuensang
10.     Wokha Wokha 1628 9.82 166239 8.39 Wokha
11.     Zunheboto Zunheboto 1255 7.57 141014 7.12 Zunheboto
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