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Shillong Overview

Shillong is the capital city of the Indian state of Meghalaya, the rainiest place in India. Shillong is located in the Khasi region of the hills of Khasi. The earliest inhabitants of this region were the tribals that ruled for a longer period. At present, the state government is making the best efforts to promote this place as a tourist site.

Hemmed in the snow-laden peaks of Khangchendzonga, Shillong stands upon the plateau that is the highest elevated structure. It is surrounded by beautiful forests and is fed by the tributaries of the River Teesta. Having such tranquilizing surroundings, the climate of Shillong is classified as subtropical in nature. It faces pleasant weather throughout the year. The median mercury level, amid the year, ranges between 7°C-22°C. During the monsoon, it receives a huge amount of rainfall as the season lasts longer. The annual average rainfall received by Shillong is 4000 mm.

There are beautiful tourist attractions located in Shillong. It includes the names like the Elephant Waterfalls, Lady Hydari Park, Sangma State Museum, Shillong Peak, Rhino Heritage Museum and much more.

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