Dimapur is a beautiful place in the state of Nagaland. It has a rich history, which today can be seen in the Kachari Rajbari Fort ruins, baths, embankments, and temples. It was the erstwhile capital of the Kachari Tribe. In Kachari dialect, Dimapur means ‘City Near the Great River’. Tourism is the main economic driver. With more and more tourists pouring in the place, many shopping centres have sprung up. The Nagaland Industrial Growth Centre has also been built to boost the economy. Tourists can visit different natural places, eco-parks, villages, historical remnants, and many more.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
Dimapur Airport was built during World War II, and is the only airport in the northeast. The total capacity of the terminal building is 800 passengers: 300 arriving and 500 departing. A wide range of facilities is provided by the airport authority, including eateries, stationery and magazine shops, cafes, bakery, snacks, duty-free shopping, and many more. Enough transport is available from the airport. Private cars, taxis and buses can be availed easily. The bus station and railway station are located 8 km and 7.4 km from Dimapur Airport, respectively.
More Information on Dimapur
Dimapur is spread over an area of 43 sq km. Its population is more than 379,769. Indigenous languages, Hindi and English are the popular languages here. The must-visit places in Dimapur are:
- Kachari Ruins
- Triple Falls
- Rangapahar Reserve Forest
- Shiva Temple
- Diezephe Village
- Zoological Park
- Nagaland Science Centre.
October to May is the best time to visit Dimapur.