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Kohima /koʊˈhiːmə/ ) is the hilly capital of India's north eastern border state of Nagaland which shares its borders with Burma. It lies in Kohima District and is one of the three Nagaland towns with Municipal council status along with Dimapur and Mokokchung. Kohima is the land of the Angami Naga tribe. The name, Kohima, was officially given by the British as they could not pronounce the Angami name Kewhima or Kewhira (Tenyidie for "the land where the flower Kewhi grows"). It is called after the wild flowering plant Kewhi, found in the mountains. Earlier, Kohima was also known as Thigoma. Kohima is located south of Kohima District (25°40′N 94°07′E / 25.67°N 94.12°E) and has an average elevation of 1261 metres (4137 feet). The town of Kohima is located on the top of a high ridge and the town serpentines along the top of the mountain ranges as is typical of most Naga settlements.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Kohima, India. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. When planning a trip to Kohima, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sibsagar. Sibsagar is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Kohima, you'll have to take a flight to Sibsagar; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Kohima are of 1-2 days.

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