Nagaland

Geography

A Study Of The Geography Of Nagaland Denotes The Topographical Features Of Northeast Indian State. The Position Of Nagaland In The Map Of India, Its Climate, Landforms And Geographical Features That Are Chief Characteristics Of The State Fall Under The Scope Of The Geography Of Nagaland.

Located In The North Eastern Region Of India, The State Of Nagaland Shares The International Border With The Country Of Myanmar. The State Lies Between The Geographical Coordinates Of 25°6' And 27°4' North Latitudes And 93°20' And 95°15' East Longitude. The State Is Home To 16 Different Tribes, Each Of Whom Have Their Distinct Customs, Attires, Languages And Dialect.

The State Of Nagaland Enjoys A Salubrious Climate. The Torrential Monsoon Rains Are An Integral Feature Of The State's Weather. The Maximum Average Temperature Recorded In Summer Is 31 Degree Celsius While The Minimum Is As Low As 4 Degrees Celsius In Winter. Some Regions In The State Are Subject To Frost In Winters. The State Records An Average Annual Rainfall Of 2000mm-2500mm.

The State Of Nagaland Is Drained By Four Chief Rivers Of Doyang, Jhanji, Dhansiri And Dikhu. The Rivers Are The Tributaries Of The Mighty Brahmaputra River With Their Sources In The Mountain Ranges Of The State. 20 Percent Of The Total Land Area Of The State Is Covered With Wooded Forest, Rich In Flora And Fauna. The Evergreen Tropical And The Sub Tropical Forests Are Found In Strategic Pockets In The State Of Nagaland.

The Economy Of The State Of Nagaland Benefits From The Rich Minerals Which Are Found In Abundance In The State. Iron, Limestone, Cobalt, Coal, Nickel And Chromium Are Found In The State Of Nagaland.

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