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Arunachal Pradesh located in
The total area covered by Arunachal Pradesh is 83743 sq km.
Arunachal Pradesh Geography Covering an area of 83743 sq km, Arunachal Pradesh extends from the
The presence of Himalayas has affected the climate of Arunachal Pradesh to a large extent. The climate of the state varies in accordance with the altitude. The upper regions of the state experience alpine or tundra climate, while the middle Himalayan portions have
Arunachal Pradesh is primarily an agricultural state. The main crops here are rice, pulses, sugarcane, wheat, millets, oilseeds
The forest cover of Arunachal Pradesh is fairly well exploited. The state boasts of a number of rice mills, fruit preservation departments, horticulture units, and handloom handicrafts.
The incumbent Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh is Pema Khandu. The governor of the state is Padmanabha Acharya.
There are around 1, 091, 117 inhabitants in the state, with a 54.74% literacy rate.
The major rivers flowing through the state are Subansiri, Lohit, Siang, Kameng, and Tirap. These rivers are snow fed, originating from the Himalayas and splitting the state into five river valleys.
Tawang: It is located at a height of 12, 000 feet above sea level. The hill station with some high altitude but inaccessible lakes is a major draw for adventure lovers.
Itanagar: the largest city of Arunachal Pradesh has places like Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum, Ganga Lake (Gyakar Siny) and Buddhist Temple which are worth visiting. Aside from these, there are seven wildlife sanctuaries and four National parks in the state.
Arunachal Pradesh State Information
|Date of formation||February
|Chief Minister||Pema Khandu|
|Tourist attractions||Twang Hompa, Dirang, Bomdila|
|Festivals||Losar, Si-Donyi, Reh, Mopin
|Major dance and music forms||Lion and Peacock dance, Ponung, Roppi, Wancho dance|
|Arts and crafts||Monpas are especially good wood carvers, women in AP are expert weavers.|
|Languages||Monpa, Mild, Aka, Sherdukpen, Apatani, Adi, Hill Miri|
|Size||83,743 sq. km|
|Population (Census 2011)||1,383,727|
|Rivers||Siang, Lohit, Kameg, Dikrong, Tirap, Dibang, Subansiri, Noa-Dihing, Kamlang|
|Forests and wildlife sanctuaries||Namdapha NP, Monling NP|
|State bird||Great Indian
|State flower||Foxtail orchid|
|Monpas, who are Buddhists, live in the mountains of western Arunachal Pradesh|
|No. of District||18|