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- The name Manipur means “land of gems.”
- Its economy depends on agriculture, forestry, trade and cottage industries.
- The state capital is Imphal, located in the centre of the state.
- It has an area of about 8621 square miles.
- The state is a mosaic of ancient traditions and rich cultural patterns.
- The state has a unique cultural heritage that is reflected in its art, music, dance, and cuisine.
- Manipuri dance is a classical dance form of Manipur.
- It is known for its graceful movements and vibrant costumes. Manipuri music and theater are also very popular in India.
- The state is home to several famous artists and performers.