Northeast India

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Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country.wikipedia
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Mizoram

Mizoram StateLushai HillsMizo
It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Within the northeast region, it is the southernmost landlocked state, sharing borders with three of the Seven Sister States, namely Tripura, Assam and Manipur.

Arunachal Pradesh

ArunachalAka HillsArunachal Pradesh, India
It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Geographically, it is the largest of the Seven Sister States of Northeast India.

East India

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The Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal, with a width of 21 to 40 km, connects the North Eastern Region with East India.
It is connected to the Seven Sister States of Northeast India by the narrow Siliguri Corridor in the north east of West Bengal.

North Eastern Council

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The states of North Eastern Region are officially recognised under the North Eastern Council (NEC), constituted in 1971 as the acting agency for the development of the north eastern states.
The eight States of Northeast India viz.

Meghalaya

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It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Meghalaya is one of the Seven Sister States of northeast India.

First Anglo-Burmese War

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The ensuing First Anglo-Burmese War resulted in the entire region coming under British control.
The war, which began primarily over the control of Northeastern India, ended in a decisive British victory, giving the British total control of Assam, Manipur, Cachar and Jaintia as well as Arakan Province and Tenasserim.

Agartala

Agartala, TRAgartala, IndiaAgartala, Tripura
In the Brahmaputra and Barak valley river plains, mean winter temperatures vary between 16 to 17 C while mean summer temperatures are around 28 C. The highest summer temperatures occur in the West Tripura plain with Agartala, the capital of Tripura having mean maximum summer temperatures ranging between 33 to 35 C in April.
Agartala is the capital city of the Indian state of Tripura, and is the second-largest city in northeast India after Guwahati.

Ahom kingdom

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In the early 19th century, both the Ahom and the Manipur kingdoms fell to a Burmese invasion.
It is well known for maintaining its sovereignty for nearly 600 years and successfully resisting Mughal expansion in Northeast India.

McMahon Line

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But on 21 November 1962, China declared a unilateral ceasefire, and withdrew its troops 20 km behind the McMahon Line.
The McMahon Line is the demarcation line between the Tibetan region of China and the North-east region of India proposed by British colonial administrator Henry McMahon at the 1914 Simla Convention signed between British and Tibetan representatives.

Southeast Asia

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The earliest settlers may have been Austroasiatic languages speakers from Southeast Asia, followed by Tibeto-Burmese from China and by 500 B.C. Indo-Aryans speakers from Gangetic Plains.
Eastern Bangladesh and Northeast India have strong cultural ties with Southeast Asia and are sometimes considered both South Asian and Southeast Asian.

Salient (geography)

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It comprises an area of 262230 km2, almost 8 percent of that of India, and is one of the largest salients (panhandles) in the world.

Guwahati

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The capital of Assam was shifted to Dispur, a part of Guwahati, and Shillong was designated as the capital of Meghalaya.
Guwahati is the largest city in Northeast India.

Eastern Himalaya

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The Northeast region can be physiographically categorised into the Eastern Himalaya, the Patkai and the Brahmaputra and the Barak valley plains.
The Eastern Himalayas extend from eastern Nepal across Northeast India, Bhutan, the Tibet Autonomous Region to Yunnan in China and northern Myanmar.

Tripura

Tripura StatePenchartal, TripuraTripura, India
It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. In the Brahmaputra and Barak valley river plains, mean winter temperatures vary between 16 to 17 C while mean summer temperatures are around 28 C. The highest summer temperatures occur in the West Tripura plain with Agartala, the capital of Tripura having mean maximum summer temperatures ranging between 33 to 35 C in April.
Tripura is a landlocked state in North East India, where the seven contiguous states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura – are collectively known as the Seven Sister States.

Administrative divisions of India

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Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country.

India–Myanmar barrier

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India's Look-East connectivity projects connect Northeast India to China and ASEAN.
In May 2017, the Indian Ministry of Road Transport and Highway stated that it would spend an estimated inr 75000000000 to upgrade roads and highways in North East India in order to boost the region's connectivity with Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Kopili River

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Kopili River
Kopili River is an interstate river in Northeast India that flows through the states of Meghalaya and Assam and is the largest south bank tributary of the Brahmaputra in Assam.

India

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Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country.
It predominates in the tropical moist forest of the Andaman Islands, the Western Ghats, and Northeast India.

Siliguri Corridor

Chicken's Neckeastern bottleneck of India
The Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal, with a width of 21 to 40 km, connects the North Eastern Region with East India.
The city of Siliguri, in the state of West Bengal, is the major settlement in this area and the central node that connects Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sikkim, Darjeeling hills, Northeast India and the rest of India.

Kamarupa

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In the early historical period (most of first millennium), Kamarupa straddled most of present-day Northeast India, besides Bhutan and Sylhet in Bangladesh.
Kamarupa and the northeast Indian region find no mention in the Ashokan records (3rd century BCE) —it was not part of the Mauryan Empire.

Namdapha National Park

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Namdapha National Park is a 1985 km2 large protected area in Arunachal Pradesh of Northeast India.

Assam

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It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Spatial distribution patterns of the ethno-cultural groups, cultural traits and the phenomenon of naming all the major rivers in the North East Region with Bodo-Kachari words (e.g. Dihing, Dibru, Dihong, D/Tista, and Dikrai) reveal that it was the most important language in ancient times.

Northeast India-Myanmar pine forests

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The Northeast India-Myanmar pine forests is a montane subtropical coniferous forest ecoregion in the mountains of Northeastern India and adjacent portions of Myanmar (also known as Burma).

Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests

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The Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests is a tropical moist broadleaf forest ecoregion of Northeastern India, southern Bhutan and northern Myanmar.

Dibang River

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Dibang River
Dibang River, also known as Sikang in Adi and Talon in Idu, is a tributary river of the Brahmaputra that originates and flows through the Mishmi Hills & northeast India from the state of Arunachal Pradesh.