Tripura is one of the states, situated in the north-eastern region of India. It is also known as one of the seventh sisters of north-east India. It shares its boundary with Assam and Mizoram and also shares international border of 856 km with Bangladesh. Total area of the state is 10,492 Kms. Total population of the state estimated as on 2019 is 40, 23,000. Tripura is one of the most literate states in the Country having literacy rate 87.75% as per 2011 census.
Tripura is merged with India on 15th October, 1949. Before this, Tripura was a princely independent state of Manikya Dynasty for more than 1300 years. In the year 1956, Tripura was designated as Union Territory and on 21st January, 1972 it acquired the status of full-fledged State.
There are 08 districts in Tripura namely West Tripura, North Tripura, South Tripura, Dhalai, Unakoti, Khowai, Sepahijala and Gomati.
Tripura is connected by road, railway and air with rest of the country. National Highway-8 is known as the life line of Tripura.
Important tourist places in Tripura are Tripureswari Temple, Dumbur Lake, Chabimura (Gomati District), Trishna Sanctuary (South District), Neer Mahal, Sepahijala Zoo (Sepahijala District) Jampui Hill (North District), Unakoti (Unakoti District), Chaturdesh Devta Mandir and Agartala Government Museum (West District) etc.