Information about Nagaland

State Information
ISO Code NL
Vehicle Code NL
Capital Kohima
Largest City Dimapur
Formation Date Dec 1, 1963 (53 years ago)
Population 1,978,502
Area 16,579 km2
Official Languages English
Other Official Languages
Information about the name Nagaland
Name in State Language Nagaland (English)
Meaning of the name Land of the Nagas.
Additional Information Naga is an exonym used to describe several tribes in the region. The origin of the word "Naga" is uncertain, but one theory states that it originated from the Burmese word Naka, meaning people with earrings or pierced noses.
Information about Chief Minister of Nagaland
Name of the Chief Minister T. R. Zeliang
Chief Minister since Jul 19, 2017 (3 months ago)
Party Name Naga People's Front
Information about Governor of Nagaland
Name of the Governor Padmanabha Acharya
Governor since Jul 19, 2014 (3 years ago)