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The Garo Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya, India. It is inhabited mainly by tribal dwellers. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is located in this range. It is one of the wettest places in the world. Meghalaya (मेघालय in Devanāgarī) is a small state in north-eastern India. ... Shillong is the capital of Meghalaya, one of the smaller states in India. ...


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Garo Hills comprises 3 districts. Tura is the largest town with a population of about 70,000 located at the foothills of often cloud covered Tura peak. The town is centrally located to other popular game/wild life sanctuaries in the district such as Balpakram and Nokrek, natural caves (the Siju cave being one of the longest in Asia). These places are rich reserves of natural flora and fauna. The Khasi Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya, India. ... The Patkai or the Purvachal are the hills on Indias eastern border with Myanmar. ...


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Garo Hills - LoveToKnow 1911 (290 words)
GARO HILLS, a district of British India, in the hills division of Eastern Bengal and Assam.
The Garos are probably a section of the great Bodo tribe, which at one time occupied a large part of Assam.
In 1852 raids by the Garos were followed by a blockade of the hills, but in 1856 they were again in revolt.
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