|Nagaland (Nagalim) - nation
occupying an area of 120,000 sq. km of the Patkai Range at the tri-junction
of China, India and Burma. Nagalim, was apportioned between India and Burma.
The part which India claims is subdivided and placed under four different
administrative units: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland states.
The eastern part which Burma claims is placed under two administrative
units: Kachin State and Sagaing Division (formerly known as the Naga Hills).
The area inhabited by the Naga tribes is bounded by the Hukawng Valley
in the northeast, the plains of the Brahmaputra Valley in the northwest,
Cachar in the southwest and the Chindwin River in the east. In the south,
the Manipur Valley marks the point of contact between the Naga tribes and
the Kuki tribes. Nagas are from a distinct Mongoloid stock, and they speak
languages that belong to the Tibeto-Burman linguistic group. Nagas