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Tripura may be a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state within the country, it covers 10,491 km2 (4,051 sq mi) and is bordered by Bangladesh to the north, south, and west, and therefore the Indian states of Assam and Mizoram to the east. In 2011 the state had 3,671,032 residents, constituting 0.3% of the countrys population.

The area of recent Tripura—ruled for several centuries by the Manikya dynasty—was a part of an independent princely state under the protectorate of British Empire. The independent Tripuri Kingdom (also referred to as Hill Tippera) joined the newly independent India in 1949.

Tripura lies during a geographically disadvantageous location in India, as just one major highway, the National Highway 8, connects it with the remainder of the country. Five mountain ranges—Boromura, Atharamura, Longtharai, Shakhan and Jampui Hills—run north to south, with intervening valleys; Agartala, the capital, is found on a clear to the west. The state features a tropical savanna climate, and receives seasonal heavy rains from the south west monsoon.

Forests cover quite half the world during which bamboo and cane tracts are common. Tripura has the very best number of primate species found in any Indian state. thanks to its geographical isolation, economic progress within the state is hindered. Poverty and unemployment still plague Tripura, which features a limited infrastructure. Most residents are involved in agriculture and allied activities, although the service sector is that the largest contributor to the states gross domestic product.