The Khasi Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya, India. It is inhabited mainly by tribal dwellers. Cherrapunji, the world's wettest place, is located here. It is part of the patkai range. Map showing Meghalaya (in black) in relation to the other states of India Meghalaya (मेघालय) is a small state in north-eastern India. ... Meghalaya Cherrapunji is a town in Meghalaya, India which is credited as being one of the worlds wettest places. ... The Patkai or the Purvachal are the hills on Indias eastern border with Myanmar. ...
Categories: India geography stubs | Mountains of India The Garo 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. ...
Shillong is the district headquarters of East KhasiHills District.
It is bounded on the northwest by Kamrup district of Assam, on the northeast by Ri Bhoi district, on the east by East KhasiHills district, on the south by Bangladesh, on the west by East Garo and South Garo Hills districts.
The Jaintia Hills District bound the district to the east and the West KhasiHills District to the west.
The Khasi, Jaintia, Bhoi, War collectively known as the Hynniewtrep people predominantly inhabit the districts of East Meghalaya, also known to be one of the earliest ethnic group of settlers in the Indian sub-continent, belonging to the Proto Austroloid Monkhmer race.
The Garo Hills is predominantly inhabited by the Garos, belonging to the Bodo family of the Tibeto-Burman race, said to have migrated from Tibet.
The Khasis, the Jaintias and the Garos have a matrilineal society.
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