North East India is the north-eastern region of India. This region comprises of Sikkim and the Seven Sister States of India, which are, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, and Nagaland.



The major cities in the north-east include Gangtok, Shillong, Guwahati, Itanagar, Kohima, Imphal, Aizwal and Agartala.

Almost 70% of Northeast India is covered by hills.

Northeast India is the homeland of a large number of tribes. There are 145 tribal communities of which 78 are large, each with a population of more than 5000.

Some of the famous dance forms of north-east India are Singhi Chham (Sikkim), Bihu (Assam), Hojagiri (Tripura), Thang-ta & Dhol-Cholom (Manipur), Nongkrem (Meghalaya), and Zeliang (Nagaland). 







Thang-ta & Dhol-Cholom/Pung Cholom



Assam is a safe-heaven for One-horned Rhinoceros in India. Some other animals that can be found in north-eastern India are Red Panda, Clouded leopard, Gayal, Sangai, and Phayre’s leaf monkey.



One-horned Rhino



Red Panda



Clouded Leopard



Arunachal Pradesh is where the sun can be seen first in India.



Assam has the largest and smallest river islands in the world, which are, Majuli and Umananda, respectively.



Majuli Island



Umananda Island



Pick up the globe and get going!!!


First, try to answer without the globe or map. Take its help when you’re struggling.


Q1. Which of the Indian states of North-East border China?


Q2. If one has to travel from Assam to Sikkim, which Indian state will he cross?


Q3. Tawang, famously called Switzerland of India, is in which state?


Q4. Brahmaputra flows out of which states?


Q5. Which of the Indian states border Myanmar.




Below are the Questions from our last post on East India. Let’s see how much you remember!!!


First, try to answer without the globe or map. Take its help when you’re struggling.


Q6. Name the bordering states of Jharkhand.


Q7. Which state was Chhattisgarh carved out of?


Q8. Which of the following states is not landlocked – Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal?


Q9. If you take a car ride from Kolkata to Patna, which state will you cross?


Q10. Chilika lake, the largest saltwater lake in India is in which state. Also, locate it on map.
















A1. Uttarakhand, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh.


A2. West Bengal.


A3. Arunachal Pradesh.


A4. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Bangladesh.


A5. Four Northeast Indian states share the border with Myanmar: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Manipur.


A6. Jharkhand is bordered by the states of Bihar to the north, West Bengal to the east, Odisha to the south, Chhattisgarh to the west, and Uttar Pradesh to the northwest.


A7. Madhya Pradesh.


A8. West Bengal.


A9. Jharkhand.