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Tripura Geography, Location, Landmass, Terrain, Rivers, Dams, Features



Tripura Geography, Location, Landmass, Terrain, Rivers, Dams, Features

Tripura is a state in northeastern India. Its capital name is Agartala. It was commissioned to Indian Union on 21 January 1972.

Tripura is well known as the Switzerland of India. It has 8 districts and covers an area of 10,491.69 square kilometers (4,050.86 sq mi).

Tripura is bordered to the north, west, and south by Bangladesh, to the east by the Indian state of Mizoram, and to the northeast by the state of Assam. It is among the smallest of India’s states

About two-thirds of the people in Manipur are Meitei (Meetei), who occupy the Manipur valley and are largely Hindus. 

Tripura climate exhibits a strong seasonal rhythm. The state is characterized by a warm and humid tropical climate with five distinct seasons, namely, spring, summer, monsoon, autumn, and winter. Spring.

Tripura registers about 80 inches (2,000 mm) of rainfall, most of which is brought by the monsoon, which generally blows from June to September. North-central Tripura usually receives the most rainfall; the southwestern region typically receives the least.


Tripura has five anticlinal ranges of hills running north to south, from Boromura in the west, through Atharamura, Longtharai, and Shakhan, to the Jampui Hills in the east.


Gumti, Fenni, Muhuri, Haroa, Khowai, Dhalai, Manu, Deo, Longai, Juri                                                  3. 

Major Lakes

Bijoy sagar, Kamalasagar, Rudrasagar Lake                                    


Capital: Agartala

Largest City: Agartala

Official Languages: English Kokborok and Bengali

Population: 3,671,032

Literacy: 87.75 % 

Major Crops: Rice, Cash Crops-Jute, Cotton, Tea, Sugarcane, Pineapple, Mangoes, Oranges, Jackfruit, Potatoes, etc

State Fruit: Queen Pineapple (Ananas comosus)  

State Animal: Phayre's Langur (Trachypithecus phayrei)

State Bird: Green Imperial Pigeon (Ducula aenea)

State Flower: Nageswar (Mesua ferrea)

State Tree: Agar (Aquilaria malaccensis)

Governor: Kaptan Singh Solanki

Chief Minister: Biplab Kumar Deb (BJP)


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