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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Incredible Facts of North East India

  • Also known as NE , the region initially had the seven states- Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and were coined as the "Seven Sisters of India". Later Sikkim also became a part of NE.

  • The zone is located in the Northeast region of India at a Latitude 21.57and Longitude 88 with an area of 25.5 million Sq. Km (7.8% of the land mass of the country).

  • It borders China in North,Bangladesh to the South West, Bhutan and Nepal to the North West and Myanmar to the East.

  • " Chicken Neck" connects NE to the rest of India. It is narrow corridor of 33 km on eastern side and 21 km on Western Side.

  • Approximately 70% of NE is hilly region.

  • Myers 2000 recognized Northeast India as the 7 most bio diverse regions of the world.

  • NE possesses more than 550 varieties of orchids,which is said to be almost 70% of the total orchid species identified so far.



sumath said...

NE seems to be pretty cool.. we guys in the south have a vague image of all these mao-ists and stuff like that so nooone seems to be interested to go der.. anyways keep on posting and yeah put up some more of those beautiful pics!


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Manoj said...

NE is the best part of our India...It is famous for its beauty which cannot be find anywhere. Loktak Lake is very beautiful....I love to be there. Incredible India.

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