25 Important Facts About the State of Mizoram

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25 Important Facts About the State of Mizoram: Mizoram is one of the seven sister states in northeast India. It is a landlocked states. Aizawl is the capital city and largest city of Mizoram. Here are the list of 25 important facts about the state of Mizoram.

25 Important Facts About the State of Mizoram

1. Mizoram is a state in northeast India. It is one of the seven sister states. It is a landlocked state.

2. Aizawl is the capital city of Mizoram. It is the largest city in Mizoram.

3. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on February 20, 1987.

4. Mizo and English are the official language of Mizoram.

5. Mizoram shares its border with Indian states of Tripura to the northwest, Assam to the west, and Manipur to the north.

6. Mizoram shares a 722 kilometers international borders with neighboring countries of Bangladesh and Myanmar.

7. Mizoram spans over an area of approximately 21,087 square kilometers.

8. Mizoram is the second least populous state in India after Sikkim.

9. The name ‘Mizoram’ means ‘Land of the hill people’ or ‘Land of the Mizos’.

10. Mizoram is the fifth smallest state of India. The tropic of cancer runs through the state nearly at its middle.

11. Mizoram is a land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes.

12. The maximum north-south distance of Mizoram is 285 kilometers, while maximum east-west distance is 115 kilometers.

13. Phawngpui Tlang is the highest peak in Mizoram. It is also known as the blue mountain. It is situated in the southeastern part of Mizoram.

14. The Chhimtuipui River is the biggest river in Mizoram. This river is also known as Kaladan or Kolodyne.

15. Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant is the state bird of Mizoram. It is known as Vavu in the Mizo language.

16. The Himalayan Serow is the state animal of Mizoram. It is known as Saza in the Mizo language.

17. The red vanda is the state animal of Mizoram. It is known as Senhri in the Mizo language.

18. The ironwood tree is the state tree of Mizoram. It is locally known as Herhse and Indian Rose Chestnut.

19. The traditional dances of Mizoram are Cheraw, Chai, Khuallam and Chheihlam.

20. Mizoram has the second-highest literacy rate, after Kerala.

21. The cheraw or bamboo dance is a popular traditional dance in Mizoram. It is believed to be one of the oldest dances of Mizoram.

22. The Lengpui Airport is an international airport in Mizoram.

23. Chapchar Kut, Thalfavang Kut, Mim Kut and Pawl Kut are some of the traditional festivals celebrated in Mizoram.

24. The Champhai is knows as the ‘the rice bowl of Mizoram’.

25. Pala Tipo is the largest lake in Mizoram. It is situated about 100 km from the district headquarters of Siaha and situated within the Tipa sub-division.

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