Located in the Northeast region of India, Nagaland shares its border with Arunachal Pradesh on the north, Assam on the west, Manipur on the south and Myanmar on the east. Nagaland has four soil types: Inceptisols, Ultisols, Entisols and Alfisols. These types of soils support a variety of agricultural crops like paddy, maize, potato, sugarcane and tea.
Covering an area of 16,579 sq km, Nagaland is a landlocked State in the Northeast of India. It is among the smallest states in India. Chubi , Dhansiri, Doyang and Dikhu are the main rivers flowing through the state of Nagaland whose terrain is mountainous. With a height of 12,600 ft above seas level, the Saramati peak in the Twensang district is the highest point in the state. Nagaland experiences heavy rains. The average rainfall is between 1800 to 2500 mm (70 to 100 inches) a year.