Capital of Nagaland State in India

Capital of Nagaland : Kohima

Judiciary Capital : Guwahati

Population : 99,039 residents live in kohima
Area : 20 sq km
Location : 2,276.7 km from New Delhi
The land where flower ‘Kewhi’ grows was named as ‘Kewhira’ which is now known as Kohima, the capital city of Nagaland. The name Kohima was given by the British as they could not pronounce the Angami name of Kewhira.

Kohima is the land of Angami Naga tribe, it was founded in 1878 when British Empire established its headquarters in the Naga Hills. This place has a II World War history to share as Kohima has a large cemetery known as the War Cemetery in Kohima. The Cemetery is for the Allied war dead which is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Situated in the north of the Japfu Barali intersection and an elevation of hilly terrain the region features a moderate humid subtropical climate. The winters are very cold and summers are almost rainy all the times.

Nagaland being known as the land of festivals celebrates its festivals with gusto and fervor. The state depends on agriculture and therefore most of the festivals revolve around agriculture. Hornbill festival, known after the globally respected bird showcases a mélange of culture displayed under one roof.One should visit the Nagaland State Museum which exhibits ancient weaponry, a ceremonial Drum and other traditional culture artifacts. The best time to visit the Northeastern State of Nagaland is in the months of October and May.

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