|Destination: North East India Tripura|
|Destination Type: Cities|
|City: North East India|
There are *Eight states* in Northeast:
Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Nagaland.
There are nearly *220 languages* spoken in the Northeast, It is a mix of Tibetan, South-east Asian and East Indian Cultures.
Northeast is the only part of India that the *Mughal Empire could not conquer
The *Ahom Dynasty*, which ruled the Northeast for 600 years, is the longest unbroken Dynasty in Indian history.
The world's largest river island, the *Majuli* and the world's smallest river island, *Umananda* both are in the Northeast.
Seven prominent National Parks* of India are located in Northeast.
*Shillong* is considered as the Rock Capital of India.
*Mawsynram* in Meghalaya holds the Guinness World Record for being the Wettest Place on Earth.
*Sualkuchi* in Assam is one of the World's largest weaving villages where the entire population is engaged in weaving Silk Fabrics.
*Mugs*, the Golden Silk of Assam, is not produced anywhere else in the World.
It is the cleanest region in India. *Mawlynnong* in Meghalaya is the cleanest village in *entire Asia*.
70% of the country's *Orchids* are found in Northeast.
Mizoram and Tripura are among the states with the highest *Literacy* rate in India.
There is *no Dowry* culture in entire Northeast.
A place of satiety
Tripura a state in Northeast India. The third-smallest state in the country and is bordered by Bangladesh(East Bengal) to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. The Kokborok speaking Tripuri people are the major group among 19 tribes and many subtribes. The Bengali people form the ethno-linguistic majority in Tripura.
Population (2011): 3,671,032
Literacy: 87.75 %
Official language: Bengali and Kokborok
Established: 21 January 1972How to reach
By Air:The state capital, Agartala is well connected by air with Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi and Chennai. The airport is 12 kms away from the city. A flight from Guwahati or Kolkata takes about 50 minutes to reach Agartala.The state has three more small airports at Khowai, Kamalpur and Kailashahar where small-chartered planes can land but they are not functional at present. But helicopter service is functional in these places presently.
By Rail: From Lumding, Silchar and Dharmanagar. Passenger Reservation System (PRS) is available at Agartala, Udaipur and Dharmanagar. Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) is functional in all stations except Mungiakami.
By Road: Tripura is also connected by road with Guwahati via Shillong by national highway no. 44. It takes about 24 hours by road from Guwahati to reach Agartala. Good luxury coaches, both of private travel agencies and public sector Transport Corporation including tourist cabs, jeeps, and small segment cars of all the major automobile companies ply on this road. Agartala is 1645 kms from Kolkata, 587 kms from Guwahati, 487 kms from Shillong and 250 kms from Silchar while the distance between Agartala and Dhaka (capital of Bangladesh) is just 150 kms.
Tripura Government Museum