Dimapur is one of the three major cities in the Indian state of Nagaland. The city had been the ancient capital of the Kachari tribe in ancient past. The remnants of its glorious rule can still be found in and around the city. This ruins offers a peak into the life of inhabitants of this region. Even in modern times the city has not lost its significance as it has adjusted well with the changing times. Latest news from Dimapur always make headlines.
The etymology of the city suggests that the city derives its name from the Kachari dialect; di - meaning river, ;ma; - meaning large, and ;pur - meaning city, that suggest the city near the great river. The city of Dimapur has various evidences that offers an insight into this city which was once of the seat of royalty. There are various monoliths that give a hint of the rituals and cultures of that period.
The city of Dimapur is a major hub of commercial and economic activities in the region. In addition it also acts as a base for entry into Nagaland and Manipur. The city is also well known for its huge military base. The city commands great significance, as it is the only city of the state, which has rail and air connectivity.
Apart from these the city of Dimapur is highly admired for its serene life. Although the city is fast incorporating the modern elements of modernity to its fold but its traditional values are still intact. Off late, various shopping hubs selling all the major brands have sprung up in the city. In addition, there are various educational institutions in Dimapur to offer quality education to the students.
The city is also a tourists paradise as there are numerous tourist attractions in Dimapur that includes Chumukedima. Ruzaphema, Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary, Triple Falls, Governor's Camp, Intangki Wildlife Sanctuary and others. There are accommodations for every budget for the tourists.
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