Manipur Map

Introduction

The state of Manipur, stretching along the border with Myanmar, centers on a vast lowland area watered by the lake system south of its capital Imphal. Manipur feels closer to southeast Asia than India. the area around Imphal is now all but devoid of trees, the outlying hills are still forested, and shelter such exotic birds, and animals as the spotted linshang. the unique natural habitat of Loktak Lake, with its floating islands of matted vegetation, is home to the sangai deer.  Manipur deep within lush green corner of North east India. Manipur is a mosaic of traditions and cultural patterns, best represented by its dance forms. Manipuris were earlier recognised as skillfull warriors and still practice the arts of wrestling sword fighting and martial arts. Songol kangjej (manipur Polo) is the principal sport of the state, for polo is belived to have originated here.


Area 22,327 sq km
Capital Imphal
Language Manipuri, English, Hindi

Major Cities


Imphal Bishnupur Senapati Tamenglong
Chandel Ukhrul