Approximately lies between 25°6' and 27°4' latitude, North of Equator and between the longitudinal lines 93°20'E and 95°15'E.
12,09,546 (According to 1991 census).
Kohima, (1,444.12 metres above sea-level).
Kohima, Mokokchung, Mon, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, Zunheboto and Dimapur.
Angami, Ao, Sema, Lotha, Rengma, Chakhesang, Sangtam, Konyak, Phom, Chang, Yimchunger, Khiamungan, Zeliang, Kuki and Pochury.
Density of Population
73 persons per Sq. Km.
Summer (June - Sept.)
Mean Max : 31°C
Mean Min : 16°C
Mean Max : 24°C
Mena Min : 4°C
October to May
Summer : Cotton Tropical
Winter : Heavy Woolens
2000 mm to 2500 mm
Dhansiri, Doyang, Dikhu, Milak, Zungki and Tizu.
Saramati (3,841 metres above sea-level)
English, Hindi, Nagamese and local dialects
Christianity, Hinduism and Islam
District Tribe Festival Period
Dimapur, the only airport in Nagaland, is connected by air to Delhi and Calcutta and rest of the country.
Dimapur, the important Railhead in Nagaland, is on the main line of North-Eastern Frontier Railway.
All important towns and villages in the State are connected by the Nagaland State Transport Services. N.S.T. also operates a Night Deluxe service from Dimapur to Guwahati, Shillong, Mokokchung.
Routes with Distances Kms
Domestic tourists visiting Nagaland require to obtain Inner Line Permits issued by the Deputy Resident Commissioner at Nagaland House, Delhi, Calcutta and Assistant Resident Commissioner, Shillong; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur; Deputy Commissioner, Kohima and Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung. A permit fee os Rs. 5.00 is realised from each applicant. Detailed information can be had from the Directorate of Tourism, Nagaland, Kohima. Phone 21607/22214/21945. All foreign tourist desiring to visit Nagaland require Restricted Area Permits from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, South Block, New Delhi.
25% of the rent for accommodation in the Tourist Lodges is required to be paid in advance either in Cash or by Money Order at the time of booking. Booking without payment of advance may however be allowed in cases of bookings by reputed firms and recognised Travel Agents.
Package and Conducted Tours
The Department conducts package and conducted tours to the tourist centres within and outside the State. Trekking and camping equipment are also given on loan to adventure lovers on nominal payment.
Chartering of Tourist Bus
Interested parties can charter either the 31 seater or the 25 seater bus belonging to the Department of Tourism, Nagaland at a rate of 40 paise per seat per kilometer, subject to full bus booking. The additional charge of Rs. 100/- is made for overnight haltage, and Rs. 500/- per night for 2 or more nights outing. The fares may be subject to change without prior notice.