Located about 15 kilometres from the city of Dimapur is the village of Nichuguard. Today this place is known by the name of Chumukedima and is known for its biodiversity. If you want to experience the true taste of Nagaland, a trip to this place, a must for you. It is situated in the foothills of the Diphu-Khukhi mountain ranges and was made a Deputy Commissioner’s Headquarter in the year 1866. This place has the distinction of having the first school and hospital in Nagaland before the British administrators shifted headquarter to Kohima.
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Today you can get the glimpse of 19th century Nagaland and come across dense forests with rare plants and animal species. There is a small waterfalls located in the village which serves as one of the major attractions for the tourists. This village is inhabited by the Angami and Khonoma tribes which are among the largest tribes in Nagaland.