India – States, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram (Area)

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India - States

Maharashtra

  • Area: 3, 07,713 sq.km.

  • Capital: Mumbai

  • No. of Districts: 35

  • Population: 96,752,247 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 22.57% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 314

  • Sex ratio: 922 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 77.27%

  • Males: 86.27%

  • Females: 67.51%

  • Legislature : Bicameral

  • Principal Language: Marathi

  • Location: Located in Central India, Maharashtra is bounded North by Madhya Pradesh East by Chhattisgarh, South by Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Goa, West by the Arabian Sea and North-West by Daman and Gujarat.

Manipur

  • Area: 22,327 sq.km.

  • Capital : Imphal

  • No. of Districts: 9

  • Population: 2,388,634 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 30.02% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 107

  • Sex ratio: 978 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 68.87%

  • Males: 77.87%

  • Females: 59.70%

  • Principal Language: Manipuri

  • Legislature: Unicameral

  • Location: Located in North-East India, Manipur is bounded North by Nagaland, East by Myanmar (Burma), and South by Mizoram and West by Assam.

Meghalaya

  • Area: 22, 429 sq.km.

  • Capital: Shillong

  • No. of Districts: 7

  • Population : 2,306,069 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 29.94% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 103

  • Sex ratio: 975 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 63.31%

  • Males: 66.14%

  • Females: 60.41%

  • Principal Languages: Khasi, Garo & English.

  • Legislature : Unicameral.

  • Location: A landlocked territory of lovely hills with abounding sylvan beauty, Meghalaya (meaning “the abode of clouds”) is bounded on the North by Goalpara, Kamrup and Karbi-Anglong districts of Assam State, and on the East by the districts of Cachar and North Cachar Hills, also of the State of Assam. On the South and West is Bangladesh.

Mizoram

  • Area: 1, 55,707 sq.km.

  • Capital: Bhubaneswar

  • No. of Districts: 30

  • Population : 36,706,920 (2001)

  • Growth rate15.94% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 236

  • Sex ratio: 972 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 63.61%

  • Males: 75.95%

  • Females: 50.97%

  • Principal Language: Oriya

  • Legislature : Unicameral.

  • Location: One of the Eastern-most States, Mizoram lies

  • Between Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma), Tripura, Assam and Manipur border is on the North.

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