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A state of eastern India east of Bangladesh. Tripura was an independent kingdom for many centuries before falling under the domination of the Moguls (17th century) and eventually the British (c. 1800). Integrated into independent India in 1949, Tripura achieved statehood in 1972.
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(Placename) a state of NE India: formerly a princely state, ruled by the Maharajahs for over 1300 years; became a union territory in 1956 and a state in 1972; extensive jungles. Capital: Agartala. Pop: 3 191 168 (2001). Area: 10 486 sq km (4051 sq miles)
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(ˈtrɪp ər ə)

a state in E India. 2,757,205; 4033 sq. mi. (10,445 sq. km). Cap.: Agartala.
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