North East India has great diversity and consist of seven states. These states are popularly known as "Seven Sisters". It includes Assam, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya. These states are famous for their biodivsity, culture, cuisine, mountains peaks and have strategic importance to India. 

Interesting Points of North East India 

Majuli Island : 

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Majuli Islands 

  • Majuli island is the world largest river island nearly pollution free in the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
  • It is the first island in India, became district in 2016.
  • Jadav Payeng is a famous environmentalist who planted 550 hectares of forest areas known as Molai forest.

Umananda island: 

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Umananda 

  • Umananda Island is the smallest river island in the world in the Brahmaputra river Assam. It is also known as Peacock Island.

Sualkuchi: 

  • Sualkuchi is a small village in Assam which is famous for being the world largest weaving village mainly from Silk.
  •  It is popularly known as Manchester of Assam.

Golden silk: 

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  • Golden silk is also known as Muga silk. It is endemic to Assam. 
  • Assam is the largest producer of golden silk in the world.

One horned Rhinoceros : 

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  • Assan is a home of one horned rhinoceros. Kaziranga National Park and Manas National Park have the largest population of rhinos in the world under UNESCO world heritage. 
  • The Kaziranga national park is home to two third populations of one horned rhinoceros in the world.

Tea plantation : 

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  • Assam tea is famous all over the world.
  •  Assam is the world largest tea producing state in the world and consists of 52 percent of tea production of India.

Longest bridge : 

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  • Bhupen Hazarika setu consists of a total length of 9.5 Km bridge in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on Lohit River  which is the longest bridge in India.
  •  This bridge provides first time road connections between northern Assam and Eastern Arunachal Pradesh.

Land of Rising sun: 


  • Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state of North East India. The Sun rises here first in all over India.
  • Rise of sun east in Arunachal Pradesh is two hours before west Gujarat. 
  •  Arunachal Pradesh means "land of Dawn-lit mountain" in sanskrit.

Orchid state: 

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  • Arunachal Pradesh is known as the orchid state of India or Paradise of Botanists . 
  • The state consists of over 600 varieties of orchid out of 1300 varieties in India.

Tawang monastery:

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  •  The monastery is the largest monastery in India and the second largest monastery in the world  after Potala monastery(Tibet),located in Arunachal Pradesh
  • The monastery is the centre of Buddhism.

Neer mahal: 

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  • The neer mahal is  one of two Palaces in India which are situated in the water and the largest of its kind. Another one is jal mahal in Rajasthan. 
  • The palace is situated at Rudrasagar lake  in Tripura state and also known as "lake Palace of Tripura". 

Unakoti Hill: 

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  • The unakoti hill is famous for its rock cut carving situated in the Unakoti district of Tripura . 
  • The image of the  Hindu deities carved out in unakoti Hill such as Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh and Vishnu etc. It is also known as “India version of Macchu Picchu”.

Chaturdasha temple:

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  •  The fourteen Hindu deities in a temple situated in Agartala, Tripura. It is built in Bengal architecture style.

Scotland of east: 

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  • Shillong in Meghalaya is known as Scotland of East, mainly for its rolling hill, narrow lane.

Nohkalikai Fall: 

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  • The waterfall is the tallest plunge water in India, situated in khasi hills near Cherrapunji Meghalaya. Height of the waterfall is 340 m.

Living root bridge: 

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  • Meghalaya consists of tropical rainforest. 
  • There are many double decker living root bridges formed from rubber trees and found in the vicinity of Cherapunji.

Krem liat prah cave: 

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  • The limestone cave is the longest natural cave in Indian subcontinent approximately 35 km, located in Jaintia hill Meghalaya.
  •  It has a trunk shaped passage so it is called an Aircraft Hanger.

Mawsmai cave: 

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  • The 820 ft. long limestone cave situated in meghalaya.
  •  The cave is famous for limestone formation such as stalactites and stalagmites. 
  • The roof and floor of the limestone cave forms pillars which enhance the beauty of the cave.

Amur falcon:

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  1.  Amur falcons are the longest travelling raptors in the world.
  2.  Doyang Lake in Nagaland  is a better known stopover to these migratory birds during migration.
  3. Nagaland is also known as “Falcon capital of the world “.

Hornbill Festival:

 
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  1. Kisama, a small Naga heritage village in Nagaland holds a hornbill festival every year in December. 
  2. It is also known as the “Festival of Festivals”.

Hottest Chili pepper : 

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  1. Bhut jolokia or Ghost pepper is the hottest chilli pepper in the world and found in Nagaland and found in the backyard of Nagaland homes.

Floating national park:

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  •  Keibul Lamjao National Park is the only one floating national park in the world , located in Loktak Lake, Manipur. 
  • The island floating in it is called “Phumdis”. 
  • It is the only natural home of the Sangai deer of Manipur.

Red hill:

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  •  Lokpachig in red hill in Manipur has a war memorial. 
  • The battle held place here between Japanese and British forces in world war II. 

Loktak Lake:

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  1. Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in northeast India, located in Manipur
  2. Sendra Island situated here and famous island bungalow. 
  3. India first floating elementary school situated in Loktak lake.

Women market : 
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  1. Ima keithel women's market situated in imphal, Manipur where more than 4000 women work in the market.
  2.  It literally known as as the “Mother Market”

Pukzing cave: 

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  • The three chamber cave connects through a narrow passage, situated in Mizoram. 
  • It is literally known as “A cave of shouting stone “.

Vantawng waterfall : 

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  1. The waterfall situated on the Vanva River and the largest waterfall of Mizoram.

Phawngui:

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  1.  It is known as Blue Mountain which is the highest peak of Mizoram and famous for rhododendron and orchids.
  2.  It is literally known as “Abode of Gods”.




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