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Imphal

Country  India
Language spoken  Meiteilon
District  Imphal WestImphal East
Population  221,492 (2001)
State  Manipur

Imphal in the past, History of Imphal
Colleges and Universities  Manipur University, Central Agricultural University, National Institute of Technology - Manipur, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Manipur Institute of Technology

Map of Imphal

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Imphal (ɪm'fɑl  Imphal.ogg ) is the capital city of the Indian state of Manipur. Ruins of the Palace of Kangla, the royal seat of the erstwhile Kingdom of Manipur, are in the city centre, surrounded by a moat.

Imphal Beautiful Landscapes of Imphal

Humble food stall inside khwairamband bazaar


Imphal is a city in the indian state manipur ruins palace kangla moat before 2016 earthquake


History

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The Battle of Imphal took place between March and July 1944, during World War II.

Demographics

The Imphal metropolitan area is made up of Bijoy Govinda, Chingangbam Leikai, Imphal, Khongman, Khurai Sajor Leikai, Kiyamgei, Kongkham Leikai (portion), Laipham Siphai, Lairikyengbam Leikai, Lamjaotongba, Lamshang (core town), Langjing, Langthabal Kunja, Langthabal Mantrikhong (portion), Lilong (Imphal West) (core town), Lilong (Thoubal), Naorem Leikai, Naoria Pakhanglakpa, Oinam Thingel, Porompat, Porompat Plan Area, Pangei, Sagolband (portion), Takyel Mapal, Thongju and Torban (Kshetri Leikai).

Geography and climate

Imphal is located at 24.8074°N 93.9384°E / 24.8074; 93.9384 in extreme eastern India, with an average elevation of 786 metres (2,579 ft). It has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa) with mild, dry winters and a hot monsoon season. July temperatures average about 29 °C (84 °F); January is the coldest month, with average lows near 4 °C (39 °F). The city receives about 1,320 mm (52 in) of rain, with June the wettest month. The highest recorded temperature was 35.6 °C (96.1 °F), on 22 May 2009, and the lowest temperature was −2.7 °C (27.1 °F) on 10 January 1970.

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Kangla Fort is on the banks of the Imphal River, and is also known as the Palace of Kangla. Kangla means "dry land" in the Meitei language. The fort was the palace of King Pakhangba, and also has religious significance. In the fort are a number of temples, and it is surrounded on three sides by a lake.

Hiyangthang Lairembi Temple Complex

A religious site and a tourist attraction, the temple complex is noted for its annual Durga Puja festival in September or October.

Imphal War Cemetery

This cemetery remembers British and Indian soldiers who fought and died in the Second World War (1944).

Women's Market (Ima Keithel)

The market stalls are all run by women, and it is reportedly the only such market in the world.

Air

Imphal International Airport is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the city which connects direct flights to New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Agartala.

Road

Imphal is connected through National Highway which connects major cities like Guwahati, Kohima, Agartala and many more and also connects its neighbour states.

  1. Assam
  2. Tripura
  3. Mizoram and
  4. Nagaland.
  • Autorickshaw
  • In imphal Auto rickshaws run every where from airport to all major or minor parts of imphal.

    Railway

    In October 2012, India's Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure approved an extension of the Jiribam-Silchar railway to Imphal. The extension is expected to reach the city by March 2018.

    The total length of the Jiribam-Tupul railway line is 110.62 Kms and the total revised estimated cost is Rs 9658 crore. So far, Rs 4927.65 crore has been spent. The Ministry has set a target of sanctioning Rs 1000 crore within the current financial year in order to speed up the railway construction work.

    Sports

    Khuman Lampak Main Stadium is a stadium in Imphal, India. It is used mostly for football and athletics. The stadium holds 26,000 people and was built in 1999. This stadium lies inside the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.

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  • Shopping and Markets

    Imphal is developing itself for business and markets so now a day many markets and shopping mall are opened here and many projects are going to open here and now here is the some lists of supermakets and shopping malls in imphal

  • Thangal bazar
  • paona bazar
  • lamphel supermarket
  • pishumthong bazar
  • Kwakeithel Bazar
  • Mamas supermarket
  • Shopping Malls

  • vishal mega mart
  • bazar india
  • big bazar(coming soon)
  • Universities

  • Manipur Central University
  • Central Agricultural University
  • National Sports University
  • Manipur University of Culture
  • Technical colleges

  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Manipur
  • Manipur Institute of Technology
  • National Institute of Technology, Manipur
  • Manipur Technical University
  • Medical colleges

  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science
  • Schools

    There are so many schools in imphal affiliated from C.B.S.E and ICSE Board and there are state government schools also.

  • St Anthony's school imphal
  • Dav public school
  • Areca school
  • Sainik school imphal
  • Kendriya vidyalaya No 1 imphal
  • Lodestar public school
  • Sangai higher secondary school
  • Little flower school
  • Manipur public school
  • St Joseph school
  • Guru nanak public school
  • Johnstone higher secondary school
  • Herbert school
  • Sanfort school imphal
  • Media

    There are so many news companies in Manipur some of the leading news companies are

    Newspapers

  • The sangai express
  • Poknapham News
  • ICHEL express
  • Imphal free press
  • Naharlogi Thoudang
  • Hueiyen Lanpao Newspaper
  • Manipur mail
  • News channels

  • istv news manipur
  • impact tv
  • Healthcare

    Imphal is facilitated with many private and government hospitals which opens 24 hours and provides all required facility.

  • Regional institute of Medical sciences
  • Imphal hospital
  • Raj medicine
  • Sky hospital and research Institute
  • Mother's care hospital and research centre
  • Apex hospital
  • Jawahar lal nehru institute of Medical sciences
  • Horizon hospital and research Institute
  • References

    Imphal Wikipedia


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