State of India

Nagaland is a mountainous state in northeast India, bordering Myanmar. It’s home to diverse indigenous tribes, with festivals and markets celebrating the different tribes’ culture. Its capital city of Kohima suffered heavy fighting in World War II, commemorated by memorials at the Kohima War Cemetery. The Nagaland State Museum exhibits ancient weaponry, a ceremonial drum and other traditional Naga cultural artifacts. 

Founded: 30 November 1963
Capital: Kohima (Executive Branch)
Chief minister: Neiphiu Rio
Population: 22.8 lakhs (2012)
Official bird: Blyth’s tragopan