Meghalaya: Facts and figures

Meghalaya: Facts and figures

Aspirants should know precise information about 29 States of India, 7 Union territories of India and national capital territory of Delhi. Read Facts and figures of Meghalaya in this article.

1. Capital: Shillong.
2. Name of CM: Mukul Sangma.
3. Name of governor: Banwarilal Purohit.
4. Name of ruling party: INC.
5. No. of Lok Sabha Seats: 2
6. No. of Rajya Sabha Seats: 1
7. No. of Assembly Seats: 60
8. Main Language: Garo, Khasi, English.
9. Bordering States: Asom.
10. No. of Districts: 11
11. Highest populated District : East Khasi Hills.
12. Biggest District(area wise): West Khasi Hills.
13. Total Population: 3,211,000
14. Density : 140/km2
15. Total Area: 22,429km2
16. Important Festivals: Garos, Saun god, Jaintias.
17. Main religions: Christianity, Hinduism.
18. State Animal: Clouded leopard.
19. State Bird: Hill myna.
20. State Flower: Lady’s slipper.
21. State Fruit: ******
22. State Tree: White teak.
23. Main Rivers: Simsang, Manda, Darming, Gamol.
24. Sex ratio 989 Females to 1000  Males
25. Literacy 75.48%
26. Type of Legislature : Unicameral
27. Decadal growth in population 27.82%

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