The meaning of Arunachal Pradesh in Sanskrit is ‘land of the dawn lit mountains’.
It is located in the north eastern tip of India, Arunachal Pradesh is consequently known as the ‘land of the rising sun’. A fraction of the famous Ledo Burma road passes through this state which was a salvation to China during World War II.
Mostly covered by the Himalayas, this state is one of the most meagerly populated states of India covering an area of 83.743 sq.kms. It took on a self governing political status in January 20, 1972, hereby being declared as a Union Territory.
The climate is humid and hot at the lower altitudes as compared to the higher altitudes where it becomes exceptionally cold. Arunachal Pradesh experiences the heaviest rainfall in the country with an average rainfall of more that 350 cm.
This Union territory inhabits 26 tribes and a variety of sub tribes which are culturally similar being derived from original mongoloid stock.
Great Place to visit. I like it Very much. Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh which is dotted with archeological sites of great historical value. There are also institutions of great socio-cultural significance. Tourist Attractions: Gekar Sinyi (Ganga LakeJawaharlal Nehru Museum Craft Centre & EmporiumZoological Park (Zoo) Indira Gandhi Park Polo Park
Great place to visit. I like it very much. I spent my full 3 years in this city. It is in my view is city beautiful. I met some of my best friends here. I would love to visit this place again when I get time. I would like to invite all my friends to this place. I love this place just because of its sheer beauty.