• Capital: Kohima
  • Formation: December 1, 1963
  • Chief Minister: Neiphiu Rio ( 2024 )
  • Governor: La. Ganesan ( 2024 )
  • Area: 16,579 square kilometers
  • Population: Over 2.3 million (as per the last census in 2011)
  • Density: Approximately 140 persons per square kilometer
  • Official Languages: English
  • Major Rivers: Doyang, Dikhu, Tizu, and others
  • Highest Point: Mount Saramati – 3,841 meters
  • Official Animal: Mithun
  • Official Bird: Blyth’s Tragopan
  • Official Tree: Alder
  • Nagaland Legislative Assembly: The state has a unicameral legislature with 60 seats.
  • Hornbill Festival: Celebrated in December, it showcases the rich cultural heritage of the state’s tribes, particularly the Naga tribes.
  • Kohima War Cemetery: A memorial for soldiers who lost their lives during World War II, providing a tranquil space for reflection.
  • Dzukou Valley: Renowned for its enchanting landscapes, seasonal flowers, and trekking trails.
  • Nagaland State Museum: Located in Kohima, it preserves and displays artifacts representing the state’s cultural diversity.
  • Kohima Village: One of the largest and oldest villages in Asia, known for its traditional Naga architecture and cultural significance.
  • Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary: A sanctuary in the Pungro subdivision, known for its diverse flora and fauna.
  • Japfu Peak: The second-highest peak in Nagaland, offering panoramic views of the surrounding hills.
  • Tuensang: The largest district in Nagaland, known for its vibrant tribal culture and festivals.
  • Zunheboto: Known for the traditional Shawl Weaving Centre and the Shilloi Lake.
  • Changtongya: A town in Mokokchung district, known for its cultural richness and historical significance.
  • Intangki National Park: A biodiversity hotspot, known for its diverse flora, fauna, and trekking opportunities.
  • Wokha: Famous for the Amur Falcon Conservation, drawing birdwatchers from around the world.
  • Mokokchung: The cultural and intellectual capital of Nagaland, known for its festivals and educational institutions.
  • Longleng: A district known for its scenic landscapes, ethnic diversity, and the Yongnyah Festival.
  • Satoi Range: A mountain range in Nagaland, known for its rich biodiversity and pristine landscapes.
  • Chumukedima: A town near Dimapur, known for its historical sites and the Triple Falls.
  • Monsang Pantha: A traditional dance form of the Monsang tribe, reflecting their cultural heritage.
  • Meluri: A town in Phek district, known for its vibrant festivals and agricultural practices.
  • Ntangki National Park: Known for its dense forests and diverse wildlife, including the hoolock gibbon.
  • Yimchunger Tribe: One of the major Naga tribes, known for their unique cultural practices and festivals.
  • Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC): A prominent Christian organization playing a significant role in the state’s social and cultural life.
  • Satoi Green Village: Known for its eco-friendly practices and efforts toward sustainable development.
  • Tizit: A town known for its historical significance and the Tizit River.
  • Yangli Village: Famous for the annual Moatsu Festival celebrated by the Ao Naga tribe.
  • Noklak: The youngest district of Nagaland, known for its diverse ethnic groups and cultural heritage.
  • Liphire: A town in Phek district, known for its scenic landscapes and cultural diversity.
  • Angami Naga Tribe: One of the major Naga tribes, residing in the Kohima district.
  • Phek: Known for its picturesque landscapes and the Phek Waterfall.
  • Doyang Hydroelectric Project: A major hydroelectric project contributing to the state’s energy needs.
  • Chuchuyimlang Village: Known for its annual festival, Yemshe, celebrating the harvest season.
  • Kiphire: A district known for its lush greenery, diverse flora and fauna, and the Saramati Peak.
  • Phom Tribe: A Naga tribe known for its distinctive traditions, colorful festivals, and agricultural practices.
  • Pfutsero: A town known for its pleasant climate, terraced fields, and the Ntangki National Park.
  • Ligimro Wildlife Sanctuary: Located in Longleng district, known for its biodiversity and conservation efforts.
  • Nagaland Police Academy (NPA): Provides training to police personnel, contributing to law enforcement in the state.
  • Khonoma Green Village: Known for its community-led conservation efforts and sustainable living practices.
  • Dikhu River: One of the significant rivers in Nagaland, flowing through the districts of Mokokchung and Tuensang.

  1. The Battle of Kohima: Fought during World War II, the Battle of Kohima (1944) is often referred to as the “Stalingrad of the East” and is remembered as one of the most critical battles in the Southeast Asian theater.

  2. Kohima Cathedral: Also known as the Mary Help of Christians Cathedral, it is an iconic landmark in Kohima with unique architecture and cultural significance.

  3. Nagaland Bamboo Resource Center (NBRC): Promotes the sustainable use of bamboo resources, which are abundant in the state.

  4. Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA): Works towards providing free legal services to the marginalized and underprivileged sections of society.

  5. Sekrenyi Festival: Celebrated by the Angami Naga tribe, this festival marks the end of the agricultural year with rituals, feasts, and traditional dances.

  6. Tsüngremmong Festival: Celebrated by the Ao Naga tribe, it is an agricultural festival dedicated to the deity of the harvest.

  7. Yemshe Festival: Celebrated by the Phom tribe, Yemshe marks the end of the harvest season with various rituals and festivities.

  8. Nagaland Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporation (NHHDC): Promotes the traditional handloom and handicraft industries in the state.

  9. Tseminyu: A town known for its cultural heritage and the Tseminyu River.

  10. Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE): Responsible for conducting school examinations and promoting quality education in the state.

  11. Chakesang Tribe: A Naga tribe known for its distinct culture, traditional attire, and festivals.

  12. Nagaland Science Centre: Located in Dimapur, it aims to promote scientific awareness and education.

  13. Nagaland State Transport (NST): Provides public transportation services connecting various towns and villages.

  14. Japfü Christian College: A prominent educational institution in Kohima, affiliated with Nagaland University.

  15. Changki Village: Known for its traditional practices, including the practice of jhum cultivation.

  16. Khiamniungan Tribe: Inhabiting parts of Tuensang district, known for their unique traditions and customs.

  17. Nagaland University: Established in 1994, with campuses in Kohima and Lumami, it contributes to higher education in the state.

  18. Dimapur Railway Station: A major railway station connecting Nagaland with the rest of the country.

  19. Chizami Village: Known for its efforts in promoting sustainable agriculture and community development.

  • Lotha Tribe: One of the Naga tribes, known for their vibrant traditional dances and festivals.

    1. Nagaland State Cooperative Marketing and Supply Federation (NAGCOM): Promotes cooperative marketing and supply activities.

    2. Dzuleke: A village known for its community-led conservation initiatives and eco-tourism efforts.

    3. Pfütsero Cherry Blossom Festival: Showcasing the blooming cherry blossoms in Pfütsero, it attracts tourists and nature enthusiasts.

    4. Kohima Science College: A constituent college of Nagaland University, offering education in science and technology.

    5. Nagaland Film Development Corporation (NFDC): Promotes and supports the development of the film industry in the state.

    6. Molungkimong Village: Known for its historical significance and as the venue for the first American Baptist mission in Nagaland.

    7. Dzükou Lily: The Dzükou Lily, found in the Dzükou Valley, is a rare and endemic flower known for its beauty.

    8. Nagaland Khadi and Village Industries Board (NKVIB): Promotes Khadi and village industries for rural development.

    9. Chetheba Village: Known for its traditional practices and as a site for community-based conservation.

    10. Zhadima: A village near Kohima, known for its agricultural practices and the Zhadima Waterfall.

    11. Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA): Works towards disaster preparedness and management in the state.

    12. Mongsenyimti Village: Known for its role in preserving biodiversity and traditional agricultural practices.

    13. Nagaland Information Commission (NIC): Ensures transparency and accountability in governance through the Right to Information Act.

    14. Hornbill Rock Festival: An annual music festival in Kohima, bringing together artists from across the country.

    15. Naga Wrestling: Traditional wrestling is a popular sport among the Naga tribes, showcasing strength and agility.

    16. Nagaland Horticulture Department: Promotes horticulture activities, contributing to the state’s economy.

    17. Mokokchung District Sports Association (MDSA): Promotes sports and athletic activities in the district.

    18. Yonglok Village: Known for its traditional customs and the Yonglok Waterfall.

    19. Phek Fruit Preservation Unit: Supports the processing and preservation of fruits, contributing to agricultural development.