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15-DEC-2010 12:57

Governor:Dnyandeo Yashwantrao
 Chief Minister:Manik Sarkar
 Capital: Agartala
 Legislature: Unicameral
 Lok Sabha seats: 2
 Judicature: Guwahati High Court
 Languages: Bengali, Tripuri, Manipuri
 Population density: 304/sq km
 No. of districts: 4
 Main crops: Rice, jute, wheat, sugarcane, oilseeds, tea, cotton
 Rivers: Gomti, Khowai and Manu
 Minerals: Petroleum
 Industries: Tea, jute, aluminium utensils, leather goods, forest-based
 other industries
 Airport: Agartala

Tripura is a land of hills, plains and valleys. The central and northern part of the state is a hilly region that is intersected by four major valleys. These are the Dharma-nagar, Kailashahar, Kamalpur and Khowai valleys. These valleys are formations resulting from northward flowing rivers. The valleys in the western and southern part of the state are marshy. The terrain is densely forested and highly dissected in southern Tripura. Ranges running north-south cross the valleys. These hills are a series of parallel north-south ranges that decrease in elevation southwards and finally merge into the eastern plains. These are the Deotamura range, followed by the Atharamura, Langtarai, and Sakhan Tlang ranges. Of these peaks, Deotamura is the lowest and the height of each successive range increases eastwards. The 74-km-long Jamrai Tlang Mountains have the highest peak; Betalongchhip (1097m).The Tripura plains are also called the Agartala plains. The plains lie in the south-western part of the state and extend over approximately 4,150 sq. km. The Tripura plains are situated on a part of the bigger Ganga-Brahmaputra lowlands to the west of the Tripura Hills. The plains have extensive forest cover and have numerous lakes and marshes.

Tripura has its unique tribal culture and a fascinating folklore. The history of Tripura can be learnt from ‘Rajmala’ chronicles of king Tripura and writings of historians. There are references of Tripura even in the Mahabharata and the Puranas. According to ‘Rajmala’, the rulers were known by the surname ‘Fa’ meaning ‘father’. There is a reference to rulers of Bengal helping Tripura kings in the 14th century. Kings of Tripura had to face frequent Mughal invasions with varying successes. They defeated the Sultans of Bengal in several battles. Nineteenth century marked the beginning of the modern era in Tripura when King Maharaja Bir Chandra Kishore Manikya Bahadur modelled his administrative set-up on the British India pattern and brought in various reforms.


 9 September 1947 - The Regent Maharani signed an agreement of merger with the Indian Union on 9 September.

 1 November 1956 - Tripura became a Union territory without legislature.

 21 January 1972 - Tripura attained the status of a full-fledged state.

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Udit Debbarma,

I wnt more to read


Tripura is the kingdom for Tripuri Tribals not Bengalis,Bengalis are the refugees of Bangladesh,

sukumar reang,

Sir, I need complete latest gk on geography, history & cultural of Tripura.


Sir ,This article need correction 9 September 1947 - The Regent Maharani signed an agreement correct is 9 September 1949

prasun datta,

Tripura was the kingdom of Bengali people & all tribals are the refugee from Tibet.

nitai rupini,

this information may be help to know more about tripura

sankar Das,

I am very excited to know about tripura. i hope it will be published more and more information from this site. thanks a lot

Ajit Kumar Ghosh,

i want question on tripura & north east gk

Manoranjan Naitong,

Vill-Jagabandhu, p.o-J.B para, ps-Gandacherra,sub-GNC, Dist-Dhalai,Tripura

Manoranjan Naitong,


jayanta bhattacharjee,

3rd class information.all people are known it.

Manuj debbarma,

I like this page

arun kumar,

it is helpful for me. thans a lot

suneel kumar,

kuchh new jankari upload kariye sir



Rajesh Ghsos,

We are getting so many information ,kindly for updated news.......Thanking you


i m interested to tripura gk


Most of the information given into this post are outdated. As like e.g. No of district has shown 4 but its now changed presently its became 8. Please Sir update it. Thanks and regards.

rabindra mog,

this is very helpful for us. thank you for giving information.

surjya kr das,

..For more, come n visit our Tripura...a city of Love ..peace...n...prosperity..

s h jamatia,

loking for total gk of my only state Tripura, this knowledge posted are not enough.

firoj db,

Tripura the Great..

pankaj Debbarma,

g.k abt tripura

Nuai Debbarma,

Happy to be a resident of this state

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