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Puducherry at a Glance

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Established 1st July 1963
Area 492 sq km
Capital Puducherry (Pondicherry)
Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi
Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy(INC) 
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (30)
Official Languages Tamil, French, Telugu, Malayalam
Population 973,829 (Census 2001)
Summer Season March to July (35° C – 38° C)
Winter Season December to February
Government www.delhigovt.nic.in
Tourism www.delhitourism.nic.in
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Orissa at a Glance

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Established 1st April 1936
Area 1,55,820 sq km
Capital Bhubaneswar
Largest city Bhubaneswar
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (147)
Governor
S.C. Jamir
Chief Minister Naveen Pattnaik
Official language Oriya
Population 36,804,660 (2001 Census)
Literacy 68.8%
Major Rivers Mahanadi, Brahmani, and Baitarani
Major Lakes Chilika, Anshupa, Pata, Hirakud Dam, Indravati Dam and Kolab Dam.
Major Communities Hinduism 94.6%, Christianity 2.4%, Islam 2.1% and Others 0.9%.
Other Major languages Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Santali.
Airports Biju Patnaik Airport, Jharsuguda Airport, Berhampur Airport
Seaports Port of Paradip, Port of Dhamara, Port of Gopalpur.
Government www.orissa.gov.in
Tourism www.orissatourism.gov.in
Districts (30) Angul, Boudh, Bhadrak, Bolangir, Bargarh, Balasore, Cuttack (Kataka), Debagarh, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Gajapati, Jharsuguda, Jajapur, Jagatsinghpur, Khordha, Keonjhar, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Kendrapara, Malkangiri, Mayurbhanj, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Nayagarh, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Sundargarh.
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Nagaland at a Glance

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Established 1st December 1963
Area 16,579 sq km
Capital Kohima
Largest city Dimapur
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (60)
Governor
Padmanabha Acharya
Chief Minister T. R. Zeliang
Official languages English
Population 19,88,636 (2001 Census)
Literacy 63.7%
Tribes Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Khiamniungan, Kuki, Konyak, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sumi, Sangtam, Yimchungru, Zeliang.
Climate Summer: 16°C to 31°C. Winter: 4°C to 24°C.
Average Rainfall 2000mm-2500mm
Major Crops Rice,Maize,Millet, Grams,Rubber,Tea etc.
Major Minerals Coal, Lime Stone, Petroleum, Marble etc.
Major Rivers Doyang, Diphu, Barak and Chindwin river.
Forest 8,62,930 hecs.(21% of total land area)
Fruits Banna, Pinaple, orange, Passion Fruit, Pears, plum, jack fruit etc.
Vegetables Ginger, Garlics, Chilli,Tomato, potato, Cabbage etc.
Airport Dimapur: 70.0 km from the capital
National Highway 370 km
Government nagaland.nic.in
Tourism www.tourismnagaland.com
Districts (11) Dimapur, Kiphire, Kohima, Longleng, Mokokchung, Mon, Peren, Phek, Tuensang Wokha, Zunheboto.
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Mizoram at a Glance

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Established 20th February 1987
Area 21,081 sq km
Capital Aizawl
Largest city Aizawl
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (40)
Governor Lt General Nirbhay Sharma
Chief Minister Pu Lalthanhawla (INC)
Official languages Mizo and English
Population 8,88,573 (2001 Census)
Literacy 89.9%
Climate Summer: 20°C to 29°C. Winter: 11°C to 21°C.
Average Rainfall 254 cm (100 in.)
Airport Lengpui Airport.
Major Rivers Chhimtuipui, Kaladan, Tlawng, Tut, Tuirial and Tuivawl
Major Hill Station Aizawl
Government mizoram.gov.in
Tourism mizotourism.nic.in
Districts (8) Aizawl, Lunglei, Kolasib, Mamit, Serchhip, Saiha, Champhai, Lawngtlai.
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Meghalaya at a Glance

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Established 21st January 1972
Area 22,720 sq km
Capital Shillong
Largest city Shillong
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (60)
Governor
Banwarilal Purohit
Chief Minister Mukul Sangma (INC)
Official languages Khasi, Pnar, Garo, Hindi, English
Population 2,306,069 (2001 Census)
Literacy 63.31%
Climate Cool, Bracing all year through Maximum Temp- 25° minimum 1° or 2 °,
Best time to visit March to July
Average Rainfall 1200 cm per annum
Highest Point Shillong Peak (1965 m)
Important Towns Sohra, Tura, Jowai, Nongstoin, Williamnagar, Nongpoh and Baghmara
Racial Origin of the People Austro Monkhmer,Tibeto-Burman
Wildlife Animals: Elephant,Tiger, Leopard, Bear, Panther.
Birds – Ducks, Hornbill, Myna.
Major Minerals Resources Coal, Limestone, Sillimanite, Dolomite, Fireclay, Felspar, Quartz and Glass-sand.
Principal Forest Produce Timber, Bamboo, Reed, Cane, Ipecac, Medicinal herbs and Plants, Cinnamon, Lemon-grass and Thatch-grass.
Major Rivers Daring, Sanda, Bandra, Bhogai, Dareng, Simsang, Nitai, Bhupai, Umkhri, Digaru, Umiam, Kynchiang (Jadukata), Mawpa, Umiew or Barapani, Myngot and Myntdu.
Agriculture Rice, Maize, Patato, Cotton, Orange, Ginger, Tezpata, Arecanut, Jute, Mesta, Banana and Pineapple.
Major Hill Stations Cherrapunjee and Shillong
Government meghalaya.nic.in
Tourism megtourism.gov.in
Districts (7) East Khasi Hills,West Khasi Hills,East Garo Hills,West Garo Hills,South Garo Hills,Jaintia Hills and Ri Bhoi.
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Maharashtra at a Glance

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Established 1st May 1960
Area 3,07,713 sq km
Capital Mumbai
Largest city Mumbai (by population), Pune (by area)
Legislature (seats) Bicameral (288 + 78)
Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao
Chief Minister
Devendra Fadnavis (BJP)
Official language Marathi
Population 6,077,900
Literacy 77.6%
Major Wildlife Sanctuary Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary and Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
Major Rivers Godavari and Krishna
Major Festivals Gudi Padwa, Diwali, Rangapanchami, Gokulashtami and Ganeshotsav.
Hill stations Matheran, Lonavla, Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani, Bhandardara, Malshej Ghat, Amboli, Chikhaldara, Panhala, Sawantvadi, Toranmal, Jawhar.
Other Major languages Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu.
Government maharashtra.gov.in
Tourism www.maharashtratourism.gov.in
Districts Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buldhana, Chandrapur, Dhule, Gadchiroli, Gondia, Hingoli, Jalgaon, Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai City, Mumbai Suburban, Nagpur, Nanded, Nandurbar, Nashik, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara, Sindhudurg, Solapur, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal.
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