Area

:21,087 sq km (8% of total area of North East)

Geographical Location

:Situated between latitude 21 o 58' to 24 o 35' N & longitude 92 o 15' & 93 o 29' E
Capital:Aizawl
Population:10, 91,014 (2011 Census) (2.39 % of population of Northeast)
Growth of Population:

22.8 % (2001-2011)

Proportion of Child Population (Age group 0-6)

:

15.2 % (2011 Census)

Density (2011 Census):52 (National Average: 382)
Population Below Poverty Line (2009-10):21.1 % (National Average: 29.8%)
Sex Ratio (2011):975 females to 1000 males ( National figure: 940 females to 1000 males)

Child Sex Ratio (Age Group 0-6)

:

971 (2011 Census)

Literacy Rate (2011):91.6% (National Average: 74%)

Male Literacy (2011)

:

93.7% (National Average: 82.14%)

Female Literacy (2011)

:

89.4% (National Average: 65.5%)

Birth Rate (2011):16.6
Death Rate (2011):4.4
Infant Mortality Rate (2011):34
No. of Towns (as per 2011 Census):23
No. of Villages (as per 2011 Census):830
Per Capita income (in Rs) (2009-10):35,323 (National Average: Rs. 33,731)
Per Capita GSDP (2009-10):R s. 43467 (National Average: Rs. 46117 )
State Bird:Hume's Bartailed Pheaasant (Vavu)
State Animal:Serow (Saza)
State Flower:Dancing Girl (Aiting)
Language:Mizo, English and Hindi
No. of Districts:(08) Mamit, Kolasib, Aizawl, Champhai, Serchhip, Lunglei, Lawngthai, Saiha
Major Towns:Aizawl, Kolasib, Serchhip, Lunglei
Major crops:Rice, Maize
Major plantations:Tea, Rubber, Coffee, Tung Oil
Major Fruits, vegetables & spices:Banana, Pineapple, Orange, Passion Fruit, Chillies and Ginger
Major minerals:Coal, Limestone
Airports:Lengpui Airport (Aizawl)