About Imphal City(Manipur)


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Imphal is the capital city of Manipur. Ruins of the Palace of Kangla are in the city area. The Red Hill is a popular hillock found 17 km from Imphal. The population density of the city is about 643 persons per square kilometer... https://indiapopulation2020.in/population-of-imphal-2020.html


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Introduction This small beautiful city in Eastern India is the capital of Manipur city. It is the city of commerce and revenue yielding city for the state of Manipur. The major population of this place is occupied by a group of tribes known as Meitei tribe. This city which concentrates more on agriculture is rich in its flaura and fauna.Imphal is known for its dance shows for it is the cultural capital of the state. The main tourist attraction in this state involves temples gardens and historical palaces.

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History Imphal was founded in the first century AD. The history of Manipur starts with the invasions of Burma in 900 AD which was settled after a treaty signed by Raja Jai Singh in 1826. After this Manipur became a part of India. But however again there was confusion in the succession of the throne which was settled with the intervention of the British. Only on 21st January 1972 Manipur became a Union Territory. The Nagas occupy the hilly areas of the state whereas the Meiteis occupy the valleys.

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Festival Ningol Chakouba - This is a festival celebrated in the month of November is mainly a festival for the women. During the festival the married away women along with their children are invited by the parent’s home to reunite and strengthen the bond. Yaoshang - This is a festival which is celebrated for a period of five days in the months of February/March.Yaoshang is dedicated to Lord Krishna and the people celebrate it with full enthusiasm throwing colours and water on one another. In this festival you can also get to witness a moonlight dance where young girls and boys dance together.

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Festival Christmas - Christmas is another important religious festival celebrated here for major population here are the Nagas who are christians. The festival is featured with activities like prayers reading of gospels singing of hymns and lectures on Christ. Ramzan - Ramzan celebrated by the Muslims usually falls in the month of September-October. In the month of Ramzan Muslims abstain themselves from smoking and drinking and they fast from dawn to sunset. After the second day of shawwal they break fast which is also popularly known as Id-Ul-Fitre and thus on the day of Ramzan they exchange gifts and dishes and invite friends and relatives.

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Shri Govindji Temple The main feature of this temple is that it stands on a 1.34m high plinth. This temple was built in 1846 A.D during the reign of Maharaj Nara Singh but however it was destroyed in 1868A.D in an earthquake after which it was reconstructed again by Maharaj Chandrakirti.

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Temple of Shri Krishna The main feature of this temple is that its architecture is more of the Bengal style which was common around 18th century. This temple was built in 1722 A.D. and is mainly attributed to Maharaj garibniwaza.

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Thangal General Temple This temple is dedicated to Kangabam Chitananda Singh who was popularly known as Thangal General in the court of Maharaj Kulachandra.In 1891 Manipur was defeated by the British and Thangal General was hung to death by the Anglos.

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Manipur State Museum This museum is very easily accessed from the town and it is a storehouse of a rich cultural heritage. The museum is also housed with regional costumes war implements historical documents and relics and offer a glimpse of the states glorious past.

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Manipur Zoological Gardens Manipur Zoological Garden is mainly known worldwide for it has a rare species of deer namely brow-antlered thamin deer along with birds animals and reptiles. It is at a distance of about 8 km from Imphal and it is surrounded with small hillocks on all sides which is rich in pine trees.

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Khonghampat Orchidarium This is one of the most visited tourist spot in Imphal for it has a beautiful orchidarium exhibiting rare and wide varieties of orchids. It is a breathtaking place when you visit the Khonghampat Orchidarium at the time of full bloom which happens in the month of April to May. This orchidarium is located at a distance of about 12 km from the town.

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Demographics As of 2011 the population within Imphal city limits was 268243 or 277196 including out growths. The average literacy rate in the town was over 90 male literacy at 95 exceed the female literacy rate of 87. Nearly 70 of the inhabitants were Hindu 10 were Christian 3.7 Muslim 0.54 Buddhist 0.45 Jain 0.18 Sikh. Imphal is located at 24.8074°N 93.9384°E in extreme eastern India with an average elevation of 786 metres 2579 ft. It has a humid subtropical climate with mild dry winters and a hot monsoon season.

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Population Of Imphal 2020 To know the exact figure in terms of the population of Imphal in 2020 we have to get the population data of the last 5 years. They are as follows: https://indiapopulation2020.in/population-of-imphal-20 20.html

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