Information about Meghalaya

State Information
ISO Code ML
Vehicle Code ML
Capital Shillong
Largest City Shillong
Formation Date Jan 21, 1972 (45 years ago)
Population 2,966,889
Area 22,720 km2
Official Languages English
Other Official Languages Khasi
Information about the name Meghalaya
Name in State Language Megahalaya (Khasi)
Meaning of the name The abode of clouds
Additional Information From Sanskrit, megha ("clouds") and alaya ("abode").
Information about Chief Minister of Meghalaya
Name of the Chief Minister Mukul Sangma
Chief Minister since Apr 20, 2010 (7 years ago)
Party Name Indian National Congress
Information about Governor of Meghalaya
Name of the Governor Banwarilal Purohit
Governor since Jan 28, 2017 (8 months ago)