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1. Facts About Nagaland GK
2. History
3. Geographical Structure
4. Famous Places
5. Rivers
6. National Parks & wildlife Sanctuaries
7. Soils
8. Administrative Structure
9. Religion
10. Arts & Culture
11. Tribes
12. Economy
13. Education
14. Heritage sites
15.
Famous Persons

Nagaland GK Questions and Current Affairs

Facts About Nagaland GK

  • Nagaland became the full-fledged 16th state of India on 1 Dec 1963.
    This state borders with Assam in the northwest, Arunachal Pradesh in north and Manipur in the south. It also shares an international boundary with Myanmar.
  • The capital of the state is Kohima and the largest city is Dimapur.
    The state has a mostly hilly area with “Mount Saramati” as the highest peak of Naga hills which have a height of 3840 m. This mountain peak is shared with two countries India and Myanmar.
  • The mountain range “Mount Saramati” forms a natural barrier for Myanmar.
  • Nagaland has got another name called “Falcon capital of the world”.
    Mithun (a semi-domesticated bull) found only in northeastern states which is the state animal.
  • Jhume(Shifting) cultivation is generally practised in Nagaland.
    The Nagaland Sugar Mill located at Dimapur has a capacity of 1000 tonnes per day.
  • The whole population is tribal and each tribe has its unique costumes, language and dress.
  • Nagaland is one of the three states which has a majority of Christians. (Other two are Manipur and Meghalaya).
  • People of Nagaland are quite literate and most of the population speak English which is also the Official language.
  • Nagaland is the only Indian state which showed a drop in population between 2001 to 2011 census.
  • The major tribes of Nagaland include Ao, Sangtam, Chakhesangs, Kacharis, Kukis, Angamis, Konyaks, Aos, Sumis, Changs, Lothas etc
  • Nagaland is called as Land of Festivals. Each tribe have their own festivals and they celebrate it with full zest and zeal.
  • Hornbill festival is the quite popular comparatively other festivals in Nagaland. Hornbill festivals are called as festivals of festivals.

History

The State Nagaland was formally founded on December 1st, 1963, as the 16th State of the Indian Union. Nagaland, being one of the “eight Sisters” commonly called as the North-Eastern Region including Sikkim, It is a land of lush green forests, rolling mountains, enchanting valleys, swift-flowing streams and of beautiful landscape.

Below table will tell more about Nagaland GK and Its history.

S.NoDescriptionAnswer
1.Founded on1 December 1963
2.Capital Formation1 December 1963
3.Largest cityDimapur
4.Ruled ByBritish
5.Major Historical EventsInter-Ethnic conflict since the 1950s Battle of Kohima Battle of the Tennis Court

Geographical Structure

Nagaland is boarded by Assam in the West, Myanmar in the east, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam in the North and Manipur in the South. It is also one of the smallest states of India.

S.No Description Summary
1. Total Area 16,579 km²
2. Population 1,980,602
3. The ranks of the state Area Rank:-26th
Population Rank:-25th
4. Population Density 119/sq. km
5. State Bounded By
  • Arunachal Pradesh (Northeast)
  • Manipur (South)
  • Assam (West, Northeast)
  • Myanmar (East)
6. Minerals
  • Coal
  • limestone
  • nickel
  • cobalt
  • chromium
  • magnetite
  • copper
  • zinc
  • platinum
7. Major Crops
  • Rice
  • Millet
  • Corn
  • Legume
  • Sugarcane
  • Potatoes
  • tobacco
  • oilseeds
8. Forest Area 13,345 sq. km (80.49%)
9. Climate Salubrious climate
10. Major Dam Doyang Hep Dam
11. Major Flora
  • Pinus khasyia (Indigenous)
  • Pinus caribiae (Exotic)
  • Pinus petula
  • Cryptomeria japonica (Exotic)
12. Major Fauna
  • pangolins
  • porcupines
  • elephants
  • leopards
  • bears
  • monkeys
  • deer
  • buffaloes

Famous Places

  • Kohima War Cemetery – Kohima war cemetery memorial dedicated to soldiers of second British Division of the Allied Forces who died in Kohima Second World War, the capital of Nagaland on April 1944.
  • Mokokchung – The Mokokchung district of Nagaland is where the famous Moatsu festival is celebrated.
  • Mount Pauna – Mount Pauna is the third highest peak of Nagaland. It belongs to the Benreu range and offers you some of the most breathtaking and picturesque views you have ever witnessed.
  • Kachari ruins – It is located in Dimapur, Nagaland. It is the set of dome-shaped pillars. These pillars were constructed in Kachari civilization in the 10th century.

Rivers

Nagaland has many rivers that originate from the Brahmaputra river. The following table will let you know all about rivers in Nagaland. To download entire Nagaland state gk in pdf link is given at the end of the article.

S.No.NameFacts
1.Doyang RiverThe longest and the biggest river of Nagaland. Doyang Hydroelectric Power Plant which has the capacity of 75MW is built on it.
2.Dikhu RiverIt originates from Nuroto Hill area in Zunheboto district. It flows across the Mokokchung and the Longleng districts.
3.Dhansiri RiverIt originates from Laisang peak of Nagaland. It flows through the south-western part of the state through Rangapahar-Dimapur Plains of Dimapur District.
4.Tizu RiverIt runs through a north-east direction and flows through Zunheboto and Phek districts of Nagaland. flows into the Chindwin River of Myanmar (Burma).
5.Milak RiverMilak river flows through Mokokchung District. The main tributary of the Milak river is Tsurong.
6.Zungki RiverIt is the biggest tributary of Tizu river. It originates from the north-eastern part of Changdong forest in the south of Teku and flows in the south towards Noklak, Shamator and Kiphire and finally joins Tizu below Kiphire.
7.Chathe RiverOriginates from areas near Medziphema / Chumukedima areas of Dimapur Flows into Dhansiri River Chathe river forms a boundary between Nagaland and Assam
8.Tapi RiverIt originates from Mon district.
9.Sidzu RiverFormed from small streams near Mao Gate and Pfutsero areas.
10.Dzu RiverRusoma village and Kijumetouma village, in Kohima.

National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries

  • Intanki National Park
  • Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Puliebadze Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary

Soils

S.No.TypePercentage
1.Inceptisols66%
2.Entisols23.8%
3.Alfisols7.3%
4.Ultisols2.9%

Administrative Structure

S.NoDescriptionSummary
1.CapitalKohima
2.Administrative HQKohima
3.Chief MinistersNeiphiu Rio
4.GovernorR.N. Ravi
5.State AnimalGayal
6.State BirdBlyth’s Tragopan
7.State FlowerRhododendron Arboreum
8.State TreeAlnus nepalensis
9.No. of District12
10.Loksabha Seats1
11.Rajya Sabha1
12.Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly)60
13.Major AirportDimapur Airport
14.Railway StationsDimapur railway station
15.Official LanguageEnglish Mizo Hindi
16.Time ZoneUTC/GMT +5:30 hours
17.Postal CodeDifferent according to Area
18.Vehicle CodeNL —
19.JudiciaryThe Guwahati High Court
20.SealSeal of NagalandSeal of Nagaland

Religion

S.No.ReligionPercentage
1.Christianity88.1%
2.Hinduism8.74%
3.Islam2.44%
4.Buddhism 0.34%
5.Jainism0.13%
6.Sikhism0.1%
7.Naga folk religion0.14%
8.not religious0.1%

Arts & Culture

S.NoDescriptionSummary
1.Folk DanceChang Lo Chang tribe
2.MusicHeliamleu Hereileu Neuleu Hekialeu
3.Major FestivalHornbill Festival The Hornbill Festival Ngada Festival Hega Festival Mim Kut Festival
4.Cuisine (Famous Food)Dried Pork Smoked Pork Stew Boiled Vegetables Bamboo Steamed Fish Roasted Intestines
5.Traditional DressWomen Plain blue cloth skirt and white cloth, Neikhro costumes,  Petticoat Men chunky bangles, Heavy bracelets, Pendants

Tribes

TribeFestivalMonth
AngamiSekrenyiFebruary 25-27td
AoMoatsuMay 1st Week
ChakhesangSükrünyeJanuary 15td
ChakhesangTsükhenyeApril 24td
Chakhesangtduni
ChangNaknyulemJuly 13td
KachariBushuJanuary 27td
KhiamniunganTsokümOctober 1st Week
KonyakAoleang MonyuApril 1st to 3rd
KukiMimkutJanuary 17td
KukiChavang KutNovember 1
LothaTokhu EmongNovember 7td
PhomMonyuApril 1st Week
PochuryYemsheOctober 1st Week
RengmaNgadaNovember Last Week
SangtamMongmongSeptember 1st Week
SumiTuluniJuly 8td
YimchungrüMedümneo / MetemniuAugust 4td to 8td
ZeliangHegaFebruary 10-15
ZeliangMeileingiMarch
ZeliangLangsimngiOctober
ChangPaong Lum
KhiamniunganBiamAugust 7
KhiamniunganMiuMay 5
ChakhesangKhukhuAugust
ChangKundaglun
YimchungerTsungkamneo
YimchungerWuntsu Neo
SangtamHunapongpiMid August
AoTsungremongFirst week of August
SumiAhunaNovember 14 -15
AngamiTerhuniDecember 9

Economy

S.NoDescriptionSummary
1.State GDP₹0.215 lakh crore (US$3.0 billion) (2016-17)
2.Growth rate11.78 %(2018)
3.Per capita income₹ 1,16,882 (US$ 6,387)
4.GDP per capita rank20th
5.Major Industries
  • Weaving and dyeing
  • work in cane
  • work in wood
  • blacksmith
  • pottery
  • excavation of salt
  • pulp
  • paper mill
6.Major Imports
  • Agricultural Imports
  • Animal husbandry
7.Major exports
  • Corn
  • Pulses
  • Oilseeds
  • Fibres
  • Sugarcane
  • Potatoes
  • Tobacco
  • Millets
  • Rice

Education

S.No.DescriptionSummary
1.Literacy Rate89.62%
2.Male91.62%
3.Female78.30%
4.No. of School32 (Primary, Secondary)
5.Affiliation BoardNBSE, CBSE, NBOSE By lows
6.No. of University3 (Deemed, Privet, State, central)
7.Colleges in Nagaland 67 (Engineering, Medical, Law, Management)

Heritage Sites

S.NoDescriptionSummary
1.Major Tourist Places
  • Dimapur
  • Kohima
  • Mokukchung
  • Mon
  • Wokha
  • Dzukou Valley
  • Khonoma Green Village
  • Benreu
  • Meluri
  • Kiphire
  • Tuensang
  • Longlen
2.Major Monuments
  • Kohima War Cemetery
  • Naga Heritage Village
  • Khonoma Village Kohima
  • Kisama Heritage Village Kohima
  • Catholic Church Kohima
  • The Catholic Cathedral Kohima
  • Longwa Village Mon
  • Nagaland Bamboo Resource Centre Dimapur
  • Ungma Mokokchung
  • Kachari Ruins Dimapur
  • Doyang Hydro Project Wokha
  • AZ Phizo Memorial Kohima
  • Old Secretariat Kohima
3.National Park
  • Ntangki National Park
4.Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Fakim Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Puliebadze Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Rangapahar Wildlife Sanctuary

Famous Persons

  • Neiphiu Rio – he is a present member of parliament from Nagaland. He served thrice as Chief Minister of Nagaland. He is also the recipient of Mother Teresa Millenium Award (the year 2007) for his remarkable contribution to politics.
  • Chekrovolu Swuro – is a famous archer from Dimapur, Nagaland. She has participated in many international level games and represented India in Olympics 2012, Asian Games 2002 and 2006. She was in a team that won a silver medal in 2011 World Archery.

Nagaland GK Important Question

Q. Total Number of District in Nagaland?

A. 11

Q. Total Number of Lok sabha seats in Nagaland?

A. One

Q. Total Number of Rajya Sabha seats in Nagaland?

A. One

Q. What is official language of Nagaland state?

A. English

Q. What is Nagaland Population Rank in India

A. 25th

Q. Who is the Current Chief Minister of Nagaland?

A. Neiphiu Rio

Q. Who is the Current Governor of Nagaland ?

A. RN Ravi

Q. Who is the Current Director general of police of Nagaland ?

A. Shri TJ Longkumer

Q. Total Numbers of Dams in Nagaland

A. One

Q. On which river is the Doyang Hep Dam built?

A. Doyang

Q. Doyang Hep Dam is situated in?

A. Wokha

Q. Total Number of Wildlife Sanctuary In Nagaland

A. Three

Q. When did Nagaland become a state?

A. 1 Dec 1963

Q. Who was the First CM Of Nagaland

A. P. Shilu Ao

Q. When did Nagaland become a state?

A. 1 Dec 1963

Q. Who was the First Governor Of Nagaland

A. Vishnu Sahay

Q. What is the capital of Nagaland?

A. Kohima

Q. Which state is to the west of Nagaland?

A. Assam

Q. Which one is the highest point of Nagaland?

A. Mount Saramati

Q. Which state is to the south of Nagaland?

A. Manipur

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