General Knowledge About Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state among all northeastern states of India. Facts about Arunachal Pradesh to know for your general knowledge to improve mental strength for upcoming all the competitive govt jobs examinations like SSC, CGL Banking Railway and others. So in this post I have covered the latest information about our favorite state Arunachal Pradesh so that you can prepared for your exams.
Formation: It was initially declared as a Union territory in 1972. Later 20th February, 1987 Arunachal Pradesh became the full fledged state of India.
Area: The total area covered by this state is 83,750 km². Its area rank is 15th.
Population: 1,382,600. It is 27th populated state in India i.e. very least populated state in India.
Population Density: Arunachal Pradesh is one of the least populated density area. It population density is 17 per sq km.
Sex Ratio: 938
Literacy Rate: Approximately 67 percent.
Official Language: Official language is English and Hindi. Aslo Monpa, Miji, Aka etc languages are spoken here.
Chief Minister: Pema Khandu is the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. He belongs to BJP party.
Governor: Padmanabha Acharya.
Number of District: Arunachal Pradesh formed with total 16 districts. Lower Subansiri is the largest district by area.
Largest city: Itanagar is the largest city.
State Animal: Hoolock Gibbon is the state animal of Arunachal Pradesh.
State Birds: Hornbill is the state bird of this state.
State Flower: Foxtail orchid is the state flower of this state.
Known for/as: It is known as the “Land of Rising sun“ of India.
Famous Dances: Ponung, Wancho, Bardo, Buiya, Lion and Peacock etc. are the famous dances of this state.
Famous Festivals: Losar, Dree, Solung and Reh are the major festivals or Arunachal Pradesh.
Famous Temples: Tawang Monastery, GRL Gompa Monastery, Urgelling Monastery, Gorsam Chorten, Bomdila Monastery, Malinithan temple are famous here. Tawang Monastery is the second largest monastery in the world.
Important Tribes: Adis, Buguns, Wanchos, Monpas, Singphos etc are main tribes in Arunachal Pradesh.
Rivers: Lohit, Kameg, Dikrong, Tirap, Dibang, Subansiri, Dihing, Kamlang these rivers flow in the heart of this state.
Mountains or Peaks: Sela Peak, Namche Barwa, Kelingon, Dapha Bum, Komdi Mountain, Kangto etc. Tani Razi is the most prominent peak of Arunachal Pradesh.
Highest Peak: Tani Razi is the highest peak of Arunachal Pradesh.
Important Dams: Dibang Dam, Ranganadi Dam, Subansiri Lower Dam, Upper Siang etc.
Important Power plants: Upper Siang Hydroelectric Project is most important.
Industries: Weaving industry, Wood carving industry, Cane and Bamboo industry, Ornament and Tourism are the major industries of this state.
Minerals: dolomite, limestone, graphite, copper etc.
Agriculture: Agriculture is the primary occupation of the people of this state. Rice is the main crops due to good rain fall. Apple is also produced large amount here.
Lakes: Ganga, Madhuri, lake of no return, nagula etc lakes are famous here.
National Parks: Mouling National Park and Namdapha National Park are famous national parks in Arunachal Pradesh.