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Mizoram at a glance

Mizoram At A Glance

india Updated: Jan 27, 2005 16:54 IST

Location: Latitude 21 degree 58' & 24 degree 35' N
Longitude 92 degree 15' & 93 degree 29' E
Area: 21,087 Sq Kms
North - South: 277 Kms
East - West: 121 Kms
Inter State Border
(a) With Assam - 123 Kms
(b) With Tripura - 277 Kms
(c) with Manipur -95 Kms
International Border
(a) With Myanmar 404 Kms
(b) With Bangladesh 318 Kms
Temperature: 11 degree - 21 degree C in winter
20 degree - 30 degree C in summer
Average rainfall 250 per annum
Population: 8,91,058
Female 4,31,275
Male 4,59,783 (based on Mizo Census 2001 Figure) Sex Ratio: 938 female per 1000 male
CapitalAizawl
Literacy 88.49 (Second Highest in the country)
Highest Point: Phawngpui (Blue Mountain) 2,210/2065 M
Religion: Christian
AssemblyConstituency:40
No ofParliament seats : One each in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha (LS: Vanlalzawma,Lalhmingliana -(RS)
Chief Minister: Zoramthanga
Districts: Eight
State Animal:Serow (Saza)
State Bird: Hume's Bartailed Pheaasant (Vavu)
State Flower:Dancing Girl (Aiting)
State Tree: Mesual Ferrea/Nahar (Herhse)
Longest River: Tlawng 185.15 Kms

First Published: Oct 13, 2003 15:16 IST