25 Things You Must Know About the State of Tripura

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25 Things You Must Know About the State of Tripura: Tripura is a landlocked state. It is located in the northeast India. Its capital city is in Agartala. It is the third-smallest state in India. Here are the list of 25 important facts about the state of Tripura.

25 Important Facts About Tripura

1. Tripura is a state in northeast India. It is a landlocked state.

2. Tripura is the third-smallest state in India that covers an area of about 10,491 square kilometers.

3. Tripura is the seventh least populous state in India with a population of 3.67 million.

4. Tripura shares borders with Assam and Mizoram to the east and Bangladesh to the north, south and west.

5. Agartala is the capital of Tripura. It is also the largest city of Tripura.

6. The official state languages of Tripura are Bengali, English, and Kokborok.

7. Tripura is divided into 8 districts and 23 sub-divisions.

8. There are 19 different tribal communities in Tripura.

9. Tripura became a full-fledged state of India in January 21, 1972.

10. The state bird of Tripura is Green imperial pigeon.

11. The state flower of Tripura is Indian rose chestnut.

12. The state animal of Tripura is Phayre’s leaf monkey.

13. Agarwood is the state tree of Tripura.

14. Queen pineapple is the state fruit of Tripura.

15. The state fish of Tripura is Pabda.

16. Tripura is connected to the rest of India with just one major highway, National Highway 44.

17. Rice is the major crop of Tripura. It accounts for 91% of the land under cultivation.

18. The Neer Mahal is the only water palace in the north east India. It is built on the Rudra Sagar Lake in Tripura.

19. Manik Sarkar was the former chief minister of Tripura. He was the poorest chief minister of India.

20. The Tripura Sundari Temple or Matabari is one of the famous 51 Shaktipeeth temples in India. It was built in 1501 in Tripura.

21. Ujjayanta Palace is a state museum in Tripura. It was built by Maharaja Radha Kishore Manikya in 1901.

22. The Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport is the second busiest airport in northeast India after Guwahati. It is located in Tripura.

23. Mamita dance is a Tripuri dance form performed during Mamita occasion, which is after the harvesting of year’s first crops and to worship Ama Mailuma.

24. Goria dance is a Tripuri dance that performed during Goria Puja.

25. The Clouded Leopard National Park and Rajbari National Park are the state parks of Tripura.

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