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Manipur
ꯃꯅꯤꯄꯨꯔ
মনিপুর্
State
Manipur, a state o Indie
state  Indie
Fuirmation 21 Januar 1972
Caipital Imphal
Destricts 16
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Najma Heptulla[1]
 • Chief Meenister N. Biren Singh (BJP)[2]
 • Legislatur Unicameral (60 seats)
 • Pairliamentar constituency Rajya Sabha 1
Lok Sabha 2
 • Heich Court Manipur Heich Court
Aurie
 • Total 22,327 km2 (8,621 sq mi)
Aurie rank 24t
Population (2011[3])
 • Tot 2,855,794
 • Rank 24t
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MN
HDI Increase 0.707 (high) I
HDI rank 5t (2005)
Leeteracy 79.21% (2011 Census)[3]
Offeecial leid Meitei (Manipuri)[4][5]
Wabsteid www.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