Tripura facts for kids
(clockwise from top) Clouded Leopard National Park; Rock-cut sculptures at Unakoti; Ujjayanta Palace; Neermahal palace
Map of Tripura
|Union territory||1 November 1956|
|State||21 January 1972|
|• Total||10,491.65 km2 (4,050.85 sq mi)|
|Area rank||27th (2014)|
|• Rank||22nd (2014)|
|• Density||349.90035/km2 (906.2377/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-TR|
|HDI rank||6th (2014)|
|Literacy||87.75 % (2011)|
|It was elevated from the status of Union-Territories by the North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act 1971|
Tripura (/, /) (Bengali: ত্রিপুরা) is a state in Northeast India. It covers an area of 4,036 square miles (10,450 km2).It is the 3rd smallest state of India. It is bigger than Lebanon but smaller than Kosovo. The capital city is Agartala.
It is a Disputed Territory claimed as Chittagonian Plains by Bangladesh. Bangladesh says that as Tripura was an Independent Kingdom and never part of British India, the Republic of India had no right to annex the country after the death of its last King.
Provincial symbols of Tripura
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