Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, is known for its rich and varied flora and fauna and is the home of a large number of tribes of different socio economic and religious pattern. Studded with hills and valleys Itanagar is predominantly rural and pastrol.Itanagar the headquarters of the State has ruins of historical Ita Fort which dates back to the 14th century.
ORIENTATION : Itanagar is concentrated in the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. The eastern Himalayas that border Itanagar from one side and the plains of the Brahmaputra River lie on the southern end of Itanagar.
HISTORY : History says that there is a note of Arunachal Pradesh in epics like Mahabharata, Ramayana and Kalika Purana. Itanagar is named after the Ita fort which was built by King Ramachandra around 14th-15th centuries. Itanagar was the capital state even during the 11th century in the name Mayapur at the time of Jiti Dynasty. Itanagar is situated in one of the largest state in the North Eastern region of India. Itanagar is predominantly occupied by the tribes Nishings.