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About Meghalaya

Nestled in the Northeastern region of India, Meghalaya is a paradise waiting to be discovered. This lovely state, also known as the “Abode of Clouds,” is home to stunning scenery, varied civilizations, and a complex tapestry of customs.

The indigenous Khasi and Jaintia people of Meghalaya are known for their living root bridges. The state is home to serene lakes like the mesmerizing Umiam Lake, flowing waterfalls, and lush green hills.

Discover the many local cultures, indulge in authentic Khasi food, and observe the distinctive matrilineal society that shapes Meghalaya’s distinctive identity.

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Wiki facts on Meghalaya

State: Meghalaya
Country: India
Capital: Shillong
No. of Districts: 11 (2023)
Area: 22,720 sq km
Latitude: 24°N – 26°N
Longitude: 89 E° – 92 E°
Statehood: 21 January 1972
Language: Khasi, Garo
Population: 3M+
Cultural Diversity: Remarkable
Festival: Nongkrem Dance
Natural Wonder: Living Root Bridges
Lakes: Umiam, Dawki
Cuisine: Khasi, Jadoh
Traditions: Matrilineal Society
Tourism: Cherrapunji, Mawlynnong
Crafts: Bamboo Handicrafts
Music: Wangala, Shad Suk Mynsiem
Adventure: Caving, Trekking
Flora: Orchids, Rhododendrons
Fauna: Clouded Leopard
Climate: Moderate

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