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.
|MANIPUR FACTS AND FIGURES|
|Area||22,327 Sq. kms.|
Summer : Max 43 °C, Min 22.3 °C.
|Winter : Max 32 °C, Min 13 °C.|
|Best Time to Visit||
October to March
HOW TO REACH
By Air : Imphal, is well connected with the rest of the country by air. Imphal connects the place with Guwahati, Delhi, and Calcutta
By Rail : As Manipur has no railway network, the nearest railhead to reach Manipur is Silchar in Assam.
By Road : Ranchi is situated on National Highway No.23 & 33 and there are nets of good roads around it. Ranchi is directly connected by regular bus services with all the main places in the state and also outside the state.
MANIPUR MAJOR CITIES
Imphal » Bishnupur » Senapati » Tamenglong » Chandel » Ukhrul