16 facts about Arunachal Pradesh


 You may know many things about Arunachal Pradesh like its scenic beauty and tourist hotspots or destinations. The many beautiful places like Mechuka, Tawang, Ziro, Pasighat, etc. are famous for their stunning natural sceneries and tourist destinations in Arunachal Pradesh. But I’m sure you may not know some interesting facts about Arunachal Pradesh. Therefore, here I’m sharing some exciting facts about Arunachal Pradesh.

Some Interesting facts about Arunachal Pradesh

1. Sela Pass situated at 14000 ft. Height is the second-highest pass in the world. 

2. Arunachal Pradesh is the only state in India where the four cats i.e., Tiger, Leopard, Clouded Leopard, and snow leopard, are found. 

3. A Wancho girl received the President’s Award for master craftswoman for excellent beadwork in 1985.

4. Asia’s third-largest Orchidarium is situated in Tipi in Arunachal Pradesh. 

5. Arunachal Pradesh has the highest “Hydroelectric power potential” in the country. 

6. Arunachal Pradesh is the largest state area-wise in the Northeast Region of India. 

7. Asia’s longest Bailey suspension bridge is in Arunachal Pradesh over the river Depani. 

8. The Tawang monastery is one of the oldest and the largest in Asia that has the capacity to house more than 700 monks.

9. The ritual of animal sacrifices is a common feature in the festivals of Arunachal Pradesh. 

10. Another name for the “Tawang Monastery” is “Golden Namgey Lhatse” meaning “celestial Paradise”

11. “The Arunachal karate-do” Association has won 3 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals in the 19th National Japan karate association of India tournament. 

12. In 1883, A. D, the dress and ornaments of the Aka Tribe were displaced in the Calcutta exhibition. 

13. Arunachal is also known as “The land of the Dawn lit Mountains”

14. “Arunachal Pradesh is in 10th position in “Biodiversity hotspots” Of the world. 

15. Three goat antelopes i.e., serow, goral, and taking are found only in Arunachal Pradesh. 

16. The chequenty bridge over the Lohit River is the second-longest bridge having single-span steel suspension.


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