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About

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Nagaland /?n?lŠnd/ is a landlocked state in north-eastern India. It is bordered by the state of Arunachal Pradesh to the north, Assam to the west, Man...
Nagaland
History Info
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After the independence of India in 1947, the area remained a part of the province of Assam. Nationalist activities arose amongst a section of the Naga...
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Freedom & Formation
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With the arrival of the British East India Company in the early 19th century, followed by the British Raj, Britain expanded its domain over the whole ...
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Eras & Colonialism British Era
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The ancient history of the Nagas is unclear. Tribes migrated at different times, each settling in the northeastern part of present India and establish...
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Eras & Colonialism Colonial
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Historically, Naga tribes celebrated two main rituals. These were feasting and headhunting. Head hunting This section needs additional citations for v...
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Traditional Rituals
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Nagaland is home to the bhut jolokia or ghost pepper, one of the hottest chilis in the world at 855,000 SHU on the Scoville scale. All the tribes of N...
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Traditional Food
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The state's population is 1.978 million, out of which 88% are Christians. The census of 2011 recorded the state's Christian population at 1,739,651, m...
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Religion
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The Nagaland population is largely rural with 71.14% living in rural regions in 2011. Census reports up to 1951 listed just one settlement in Nagaland...
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People & Ethnicity Urban Areas
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The state is home to 16 major tribes - Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Kachari, Khiamniungan, Konyak, Kuki, Lotha, Phom, Pochury, Rengma, Sangtam, Sumi...
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People & Ethnicity
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Naga people form the majority of the population. According to the 2011 census there are 2 million people living in Nagaland. The Naga people number ar...
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Language & Literature
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