Capital Shillong
Population (Census 2011) 29,66,889
Area 22,429 Sq. Km
Districts 11
Official Language Khasi, Pnar, Garo and English
Other Languages/Dialects Garo has close affinity with Koch & Boda language. It has many dialects e.g. Abeng or Aurbengh, Along, Akarve (or Alve) Matchi, Dual, Uibok, Chisak Megam or Lyngugam, Ruga, Gao-Ganching. Puan is spoken by Tribal group e.g. Khyniram, Bhoi, Puai and War.
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2017
Seats in Legislative Assembly 60
Seats in Lok Sabha 2 (1 Shillong, 2 Tura)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 1
Governor Shri. Satya Pal Malik
Chief Minister Shri Conrad Kongkal Sangma
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