The State of Nagaland was formally inaugurated on December 1st, 1963, as the 16th State of the Indian Union. It has a total area of 16,579 km² (6,401 sq mi)—making it one of the smallest states of India. The State consists of 8 Districts, inhabited by 16 major tribes along with other sub-tribes. Each tribe is distinct in character from the other in terms of customs, language and dress,
This State is bounded by Nagaland in the West, Myanmar (Burma) on the east, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Nagaland on the North and Manipur in the South.
Districts of Nagaland
Major Cities of Nagaland
Kohima : the capital city of the state.
How to reach Nagaland
One can easily reach Nagaland by air, as it has an airport in Dimapur. Nagaland is connected with all the major cities of India like Guwahati and Kolkata by air.
The main railway station of Nagaland is set up at Dimapur. Regular trains to and from Dimapur are available for tourists, who wish to explore this beautiful northeastern Indian state.
Nagaland is also connected with a good network of roadways. The road network especially in its capital, Kohima connects this state with other important neighboring cities like Guwahati and Shillong.