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Facts we bet you didn't know about the Northeast

HolidayIQ.com logo HolidayIQ.com 11-01-2018

The Northeast is probably one of the most beautiful parts of the coutry and sadly we know so little about it. Here are some facts about Northeast that will make you more aware.

1. The biodiversity

The biodiversity: The Northeast is identified by many nature organizations as one of the richest biodiversity spots in the world. With rare mammals, extensive flora and fauna, the place is a treasure-trove for nature lovers. - 41 Sightseeings © wikimedia The Northeast is identified by many nature organizations as one of the richest biodiversity spots in the world. With rare mammals, extensive flora and fauna, the place is a treasure-trove for nature lovers. - 41 Sightseeings The Northeast is identified by many nature organizations as one of the richest biodiversity spots in the world. With rare mammals, extensive flora and fauna, the place is a treasure-trove for nature lovers. 

2. A really unique and diverse culture

A really unique and diverse culture: As much as 220 languages are spoken in the entire Northeast and most Indians live under the illusion that all seven sister states are just one big homogenous region. - 13 Sightseeings © wikimedia As much as 220 languages are spoken in the entire Northeast and most Indians live under the illusion that all seven sister states are just one big homogenous region. - 13 Sightseeings As much as 220 languages are spoken in the entire Northeast and most Indians live under the illusion that all seven sister states are just one big homogenous region.

3. The famous rhino!

The famous rhino!: The famous one-horned rhino, also known as the Great Indian Rhino is exclusive to this part of the country and is a vulnerable species sadly due to poaching and illegal horn trade. - 17 Sightseeings © wikimedia The famous one-horned rhino, also known as the Great Indian Rhino is exclusive to this part of the country and is a vulnerable species sadly due to poaching and illegal horn trade. - 17 Sightseeings The famous one-horned rhino, also known as the Great Indian Rhino is exclusive to this part of the country and is a vulnerable species sadly due to poaching and illegal horn trade. 

4. Majuli- the river island

Majuli- the river island: Majuli is the fourth largest river island in the world and the largest in India. It's one of a kind and is shrinking due to pollution and deforestation. - 23 Sightseeings © wikimedia Majuli is the fourth largest river island in the world and the largest in India. It's one of a kind and is shrinking due to pollution and deforestation. - 23 Sightseeings Majuli is the fourth largest river island in the world and the largest in India. It's one of a kind and is shrinking due to pollution and deforestation.

5. Rain rain, won't go away!

Rain rain, won't go away!: Mawsynram in Meghalaya is the wettest place on earth and receives an insane amount of rainfall per year. The waterfalls here are in full bloom almost year round. - 41 Sightseeings © wikimedia Mawsynram in Meghalaya is the wettest place on earth and receives an insane amount of rainfall per year. The waterfalls here are in full bloom almost year round. - 41 Sightseeings Mawsynram in Meghalaya is the wettest place on earth and receives an insane amount of rainfall per year. The waterfalls here are in full bloom almost year round.

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