Area: 22,429 sq. km
Latitude: 25˚ 30’ N
Population; 23, 06, 069
Longitude: 91˚ 12’ E
Principal languages: Khasi, Garo and English
Situation: Meghalaya is bordered in the north and east by Assam and n the south and west by Bangladesh. It literally means the ‘abode of cloud’ and has also been called the ‘Scotland of the East’ because of its elevation (1496 m above the sea level).