" The growth of FTVs in 2013 over 2012 was the maximum in Manipur (154.7 percent), followed by Arunachal Pradesh (111.2 percent), Tripura (51.2 percent), Nagaland (32.7 percent), Meghalaya (27.5 percent), Sikkim (19.7 percent) and Mizoram (7.5 percent)."
New Delhi, Aug 5 - India's northeastern states saw a surge of foreign tourists in 2013 registering a growth of 27.9 percent over 2012, an official statement said Tuesday.

The states had seen 12.5 percent growth in Foreign Tourist Visits (FTVs) in 2012 over 2011.

The growth of FTVs in 2013 over 2012 was the maximum in Manipur (154.7 percent), followed by Arunachal Pradesh (111.2 percent), Tripura (51.2 percent), Nagaland (32.7 percent), Meghalaya (27.5 percent), Sikkim (19.7 percent) and Mizoram (7.5 percent).

Assam witnessed the least growth in FTVs at just 0.5 percent.


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