Aizawl city is the capital of Mizoram province In the north-eastern part of India.The largest city in the state with a population of 291,822 . It was founded in 1894. The average altitude is 1018 meters.
The city is located on a mountain range, bounded in the west by the valley of the Tlong river, in the east – by the valley of the Tuirial river. The average height above sea level is 1,132 meters.
The city is the center of the agricultural region. The production of handicrafts is developed. Local artisans make furniture and various metal products. These places are famous for skillful weavers. There are enterprises for the harvesting and processing of wood. Aizawl is known as the religious center of Mizoram.
The state government is making considerable efforts to attract tourists: tourist complexes are being built, festivals are being held. The city, located on the hills, is attractive in itself, the surrounding area is interesting for observation decks and beautiful nature.
Access : Coordinates: 23.727222, 92.717778 / Aizawl is connected by air to the Lengpui Airport, which is the nearest airport / The nearest railway station to Aizawl is Bairabi. /
Aizawl is connected to Silchar in Assam by National Highway 56, from Agartala, the capital of Tripura, by National Highway 40, and by National Highway 150 from Imphal, the capital of Manipur.
- The Mizoram State Museum is located on downtown McDonald Hill , with interesting collection of historical relics, ancient costumes and traditional tools
- Hmuyfang – a mountain with virgin forests, located 50 km from Aizawl / The traditional village of Reyek 12 km from Aizawl / Temple of Solomon.
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / trekking / landscape observation
Go next : Tam Lake , This lake is is 85 km drive from Aizawl. / Champhai , a local commercial hub on the Indo-Myanmar border / Zokhawthar : a border town next to Rihkawdar in Myanmar side.