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Manipur

ꯃꯅꯤꯄꯨꯔ
মনিপুর্
Manipur, a state o Indie
state Indie
Fuirmation21 Januar 1972
CaipitalImphal
Destricts16
Govrenment
 • GovrenorNajma Heptulla[1]
 • Chief MeenisterN. Biren Singh (BJP)[2]
 • LegislaturUnicameral (60 seats)
 • Pairliamentar constituencyRajya Sabha 1
Lok Sabha 2
 • Heich CourtManipur Heich Court
Area
 • Total22,327 km2 (8,621 sq mi)
Aurie rank24t
Population
 (2011[3])
 • Tot2,855,794
 • Rank24t
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MN
HDIIncrease 0.707 (high) I
HDI rank5t (2005)
Leeteracy79.21% (2011 Census)[3]
Offeecial leidMeitei (Manipuri)[4][5]
Wabsteidwww.manipur.gov.in
It elevatit frae the status o Union-Territories bi the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act 1971

Manipur (Inglis pronunciation: Listeni/ˌmənɪpʊr/) is a state in northeastren Indie, wi the ceety o Imphal as its caipital.[6] The state covers a aurie o 22,327 square kilometres (8,621 sq mi) an haes a population o amaist 3 million, includin the Meitei, Kuki, Naga, an Pangal fowk, wha speak Sino-Tibetan leids. Manipur haes been at the crossroads o Asie economic an cultural exchynge for mair than 2,500 years.[7] It haes lang connectit the Indie subcontinent tae Sootheast Asie, enablin migration o fowk, culturs an releegions.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Iboyaima Laithangbam (30 September 2015). "Shanmuganathan sworn in as Manipur Governor". The Hindu. 
  2. BJP leader Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur Chief Minister, India Today (March 15 2017)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Manipur Population Sex Ratio in Manipur Literacy rate data". census2011.co.in. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  4. "At a Glance « Official website of Manipur". 
  5. Abstract of speakers' strength of languages and mother tongues – 2000, Census of India, 2001
  6. Manipur: Treatise & Documents, Volume 1, ISBN 978-8170993995, Introduction
  7. Naorem Sanajaoba (editor), Manipur, Past and Present: The Heritage and Ordeals of a Civilization, Volume 4, Chapter 1: NK Singh, ISBN 978-8170998532
  8. Naorem Sanajaoba (editor), Manipur, Past and Present: The Heritage and Ordeals of a Civilization, Volume 4, Chapter 4: K Murari, ISBN 978-8170998532