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Official Website: http://manipur.gov.in/
Established: 21 January 1972
Capital: Imphal
Largest city: Imphal
Districts: 9
Government Body: Governor - Gurbachan Jagat, Chief Minister - Okram Ibobi Singh
Legislature: Unicameral (60 seats)
Parliamentary constituency: 2
High Court: Gauhati High Court
Area Total: 22,347 km2 (8,628.2 sq mi)
Area rank: 23rd
Population 2011: 2,721,756
Population Density:
 121.8/km2 (315.4/sq mi)
Time zone:
 IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code: IN-MN
Vehicle registration: NA
HDI: 0.707 (medium)
HDI rank: 5th (2005)
Literacy: 79.85% (2011 Census)
Official languages:

Summary:  This page talks about the history of the name, geographical condition and the weather conditions of the State of Manipur by way of introduction to the State.

Introduction to Manipur:

Manipur has been known by different names in the past before getting the name Manipur. Like Mitei-Leipak, Poirei-Lam, Tilli-Koktong,Meitrabak,Sanna-Leipak,or Manipur as known recently. Manipur exactly corresponds to “a bejewelled area” and Manipur had been explained our first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru as the  as the “gem of India”

Kangla, Yumphal or Imphal as it was called long back is the capital of Manipur as of today.The overall inhabitants of Manipur are 23, 88,634 of which 11, 81,296 are women where as 12, 07,338 are males. Approximately 60% of the inhabitants live in the basin area even as the remaining live in the mountainous regions of the state. The state populace is a mixture of non tribal and tribal persons. The ancestral people mostly dwell in the mountainous regions and the basin has a intense populace of non tribal people.

The overall region occupied by the Manipur is 22327 sq. km and it is bordered on the North by Nagaland, towards south is Mizoram ,towards the west is and in the east falls Myanmar.

Manipur is blessed with a clean climate round the year. It has two main seasons separated by two transitions: the winter season and the monsoon season. The winter season is from December to February. Then is the Pre-Monsoon season in the months of March and April. Then the monsoon season is there from the month of May to September, and the last is the Post-Monsoon season in the month of October and November.

History of Manipur


Current page tells the reader about the Historical happenings relating to Manipur and gives a brief note on how it was formed and what is the economic condition of Manipur

History of Manipur

Manipur was under the control of the British Empire as a princely state 1891. When India got Independence in 1947, the Manipur Constitution Act 1947 was rendered with which Manipur had its own democratic government with the then Maharaja as an executive leader and an elected legislature too. On 15 October 1949 Manipur was merged into Indian Union and on 21st January 1972 it became a full fledged state of India.

Economic Information of Manipur

Agriculture, Handloom and Handicraft activities are the backbone of the economy of Manipur. Agriculture plays an important role in the development of Manipur’s economy.

Manipur produces good amount of wheat, paddy, pulses, maize, and oilseeds such as ginger, turmeric, mustard, groundnut, soybeans, sunflower, and fruits like banana, orange, pineapple, lime/lemon, papaya, plum and vegetables like carrot, peas, cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, pumpkin.

Handloom sector is a vital way of revenue particularly meant for the women of the state. The key handloom merchandise of Manipur are bed sheets, sarees, towels, curtains, fashion attires with complex design, pillow covers, scarves, woollen shawls, Table cloth.

Handicrafts in Manipur have a exclusive position amid the a variety of crafts of the country and have their own artistic and creative value. The bamboo and cane crafts of Manipur are famous is not only in India but is also universally acclaimed.

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Geographical Information for Manipur
State Name: Manipur
Country: India
Country ISO code: IN
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Welcome to Manipur, A State of India

Manipur is a small Indian state that is surrounded by Nagaland, Mizoram, Assam and Myanmar. Its capital is Imphal. It is not casual to travel Manipur as one has to require a Restricted Area Permit which is valid only for 10 days. This is because Manipur is has a sensitive border area.

Manipur is a very nature embraced place with beauty and magnificence that nature displays here. It has nine districts namely, Bishnupur, Churachandpur, Imphal East, Senapati, Tamenglong, Thoubal and Ukhrul,

Agriculture is the main occupation of the people of Manipur on which depends majority of rural population. This state is however not very much industrially developed.

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