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Mizoram covered with blue green hills with an average height of 900 metres. Its green thick forest is rich in flora and funna. The inhabitants of Mizoram are mainly Mizos. The third youngest state of the Indian Union, Mizoram is perched on the high hills of the north eastern corner of India , and is flanked by Bangladesh on the west, and Myanmar on the east and south.
Mizoram has the most variegated hilly terrain in the eastern India . The hills are steep, and separated by rivers flowing either to the north or south, creating deep gorges between the hill ranges. The word Mizo means highlander, a collective name given by their neighbours to a number of tribes which settled in the region.
Mizos, the people of Mizoram, are primarily, cultivators. Almost all festivals of Mizoram are connected with agricultural activities. The Mizos includes several clans like Lusei, Pawi, Lakher, Hmar, Ralte etc. They are highly-cultured and sociable people having a literacy of 88.06 %, the second highest rate in the country.
Area: 21,081 sq. km
Populations: 891058 (2001census provisional figures)
Languages: Mizo, English
Best touring season
September to April