7 Important Facts About Meghalaya

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26 February 2024

Ravi Shankar Kumar || ExamVatika.com

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Meghalaya is a state in northeastern India. It became a full-fledged state on January 21, 1972.

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Shillong is the capital and largest city of Meghalaya. Meghalaya means 'abode of clouds' in Sanskrit.

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Cherrapunji in Meghalaya holds the record for the highest annual rainfall in the world.

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Meghalaya is famous for its living root bridges that is constructed by the local Khasi tribes using the roots of rubber trees.

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The Umiam Lake is a popular tourist destination and a major reservoir in Meghalaya. It is also known as Barapani.

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The Nokrek National Park in Meghalaya is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and home to the endangered red panda.

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Shillong Peak is the highest point in Meghalaya. Meghalaya is part of the Seven Sister States in northeastern India.