Shocking Facts about Nagaland

12 interesting things about Nagaland you should know

Nagaland a state with mountains, beautiful sceneries, and rich amazing culture.
The Capital of Nagaland state is Kohima with population of 20 lakhs approx with touching Myanmar.
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        Here are some interesting facts about Nagaland:-

  • Called land of tribes. There are 16 different major tribes in Nagaland all with different culture, language, customs and dresses and also many sub-tribes.

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  • 85% of population  are Christians, 8 % are Hindus and 2% are Muslims.
  • Nagaland is known as “the only predominantly Baptist state in the world”


  • There are more than 20 different languages spoken in only Nagaland with population of 2 million only. Major language is not English but tribal language “AO”. Yes “AO” is language
  • Majority of peoples in Nagaland are called “NAGA” with their two cool rituals:-
    Head hunting and feasting

  • The main food of naga community is meat of dog. Shocked? Yes it’s true

  • Some tribes of Nagaland are even very dangerous so be prepared when you visit Nagaland because head hunting comes in tribals ritual.


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  • Near about 85% of people are non-vegetarians.
  • In spite of all this shocking facts don’t think they are illiterates. Yes 85% of them are scholars.

  • Crackers are ban in Nagaland. Can you imagine “ Diwali without crackers”.
  • Different styles of shawls from different tribes as shawls also shows their social status.


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  • Nagaland is home to the “bhut jolokia” or ghost pepper, one of the hottest chilis in the world

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