Also known as:
“The Orchid State of India” or “the Paradise of the Botanists”
No. Of Districts:
83,743 sq. km
Date of Establishment:
20 February 1987
17 per sq. km
68045 sq. km.
Main crops:rice, maize, millet, wheat, pulses, sugarcane, ginger,and oil seeds. Also ideal for horticulture and fruit orchards.
Arts and Crafts, weaving, cane and bamboo, carpet weaving, wood carving, ornaments, tourism and horticulture.
Borders with the states of Assam and Nagaland to the South, and international borders with Bhutan in the West, Burma in the East and China in the North.
Art & Culture:
Dance: Bardo Chham is a folk dance which depicts the victory of good over evil.
Festivals: “Losar” or The New Year festival, is the most important festival of Tawang District in Arunachal Pradesh.
Abor,Aka, Apatani, Momba, Naga, Sherdukp, Nyishi, Galo, Khampti, Khowa, Mishmi, Idu, Hrusso, Tagin, Khamba, Adi
Gayal (Bos frontalis)
Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)