Nagaland Travel Info

Guinness World Records’ recognition:

 • The Ghost Pepper or Ghost Chilli of Nagaland is the second hottest chilli in the world after Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T” pepper.
 • Japfu Mountain of Nagaland holds the record of being home to the tallest Rhododendron tree measuring 101 feet in height and 8 feet in girth. 

In addition, 

 • Nagaland boasts of being the homeland to 16 major indigenous tribes and many other sub-tribes.
 • Hornbill Festival, celebrated every year in the first week of December is the only festival of its kind in entire North Eastern region which brings together all the tribes on one platform.
 • Kohima village, popularly known as Bara Basti, located in the capital city of Kohima and inhabited by Angami Naga people is designated to be the second largest village in Asia. It is also one of the most densely inhabited villages in Asia.

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