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Nagaland - History, Geography and climate, Administration, Economy


pop (2001e) 1 988 600; area 16 527 km²/6379 sq mi. State in NE India; administrative centre, Kohima; governed by a 60-member State Assembly; rice, sugar cane, pulses, forestry, weaving; former territory of Assam; became a state in 1961; strong movement for independence amongst Naga tribesmen; talks with the Naga tribes underground movement resulted in the Shillong Peace Agreement, 1975.

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