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   Manipur is a state in the north eastern part of India.  Manipur is situated on the eastern frontier of India. It is bounded on the east by Myanmar (Burma), on the north by the State of Nagaland, on the west by the State of Assam and on the south by the State of Mizoram and Myanmar. Manipur lies between 23.830 N and 25.680 N latitude and between 93.030 E and 94.780 E longitude. It has an area of 22,327 sq. kms. Physically Manipur comprises of two parts, the hills and the valley. The valley is at the center surrounded by hills on all sides. The hills cover about 9/10 of the total area of the State. Manipur Valley is about 790 metres above the sea level. The hill ranges are higher on the north and gradually diminish in height as they reach the southern part of Manipur. The valley itself slopes down towards the south.  This North Eastern State has Imphal as its Capital.  This State has a Population of 2,388,634 and is divided into 9 Districts.  There are 13 Towns, 28 Panchayat Blocks, and 160 Panchayat Villages in this State as per the census figures of the year 2001.

Roads: Imphal, the capital of Manipur is joined by road (NH-39) with Nagaland on the north, and Myanmar on the east, Assam on the west by NH-53, and Mizoram on the south by NH-150.

The State has 7,599 km of roads.. The length of roads consists of National Highway 967 km, State Highway 675 km, District roads 1,977 km and Village roads 4,947 km.

Aviation: Imphal airport is the only airport, which is linked with other stations in the region by Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and Alliance Air. The Indian Airlines flights connect Imphal with Guwahati and New Delhi, while Jet Airways Flights connect Imphal with Guwahati and Kolkata. Alliance Air connects Imphal with Aizawal, Silchar, Kolkata and Guwahati.

Railways: The State is included in the railway map of India with the opening of a rail head at Jiribam in May 1990. It is 225 km from Imphal. Dimapur, 215 km from Imphal is the nearest rail-head.

Blessed with a salubrious climate and landscapes languishing in natural beauty and scenic splendour, the state extends to the tourists a warm welcome to visit again and again. Some important tourist centres in Manipur are: Shree Govindajee temple, Khwairamband Bazar (Ima Keithel), War cemeteries, Shaheed Minar, Nupi Lan (Women’s War) Memorial Complex, Khonghampat Orchidarium, INA Memorial (Moirang), Loktak Lake, Keibul Lamjao National Park, Bishnu Temple at Bishnupur, Sendra, Moreh, Siroy Village, Siroy Hills, Dzuko Valley, State Museum, Kaina Tourist Home, Khongjom War Memorial Complex, etc.


Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Manipur > Districts:

     1.  Bishnupur District

     2.  Chandel District

     3.  Churachandpur District

     4.  Imphal East District

     5.  Imphal West District

     6.  Senapati District

     7.  Tamenglong District

     8.  Thoubal District

     9.  Ukhrul District

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Manipur > Cities and Towns:   

1. Imphal, Population: 250,234
2. Thoubal, Population: 41,174
3. Kakching, Population: 28,724
4. Mayang Imphal, Population: 20,532
5. Lilong (Thoubal), Population: 20,257
6. Nambol, Population: 18,784
7. Moirang, Population: 17,178
8. Moreh (ST) Population: 14,962
9. Samurou, Population: 14,430
10. Thongkhong Laxmi Bazar, Population: 12,680
11. Ningthoukhong, Population: 10,877
12. Lilong (Imphal West), Population: 10,421
13. Bishnupur, Population: 10,264
14. Kakching Khunou, Population: 9,318
15. Lamjaotongba, Population: 9,067
16. Kumbi, Population: 8,725
17. Andro, Population: 8,316
18. Yairipok, Population: 8,261
19. Wangoi, Population: 7,868
20. Wangjing, Population: 6,970
21. Kwakta, Population: 6,484
22. Jiribam, Population: 6,423
23. Oinam, Population: 6,282
24. Lamsang, Population: 6,260
25. Sikhong Sekmai, Population: 6,120
26. Sugnu, Population: 4,508
27. Sekmai Bazar, Population: 4,314
28. Lamlai, Population: 4,085
29. Heirok, Population: 2,450



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