Showing posts with label Indigenous communities. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Indigenous communities. Show all posts

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Tourism of Tripura















Tripura /ˈtrɪprə/ is a state in Northeast India. The third-smallest state in the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered byBangladesh (East Bengal) to the north, south, and west, and the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the country's population. Indigenous communities, known in India as scheduled tribes, form about 30 per cent of Tripura's population. The Kokborok speaking Tripuri people are the major group among 19 tribes and many subtribes. TheBengali people form the ethno-linguistic majority in Tripura.