* Tripura is called the 'Home of Bamboo' because bamboo and its crafts are found in day to day life in Tripura
* Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian female gymnast ever to compete in the Olympics hails from Tripura.
* Tripura's Manikya dynasty (earlier known as the Fa Dynasty) is one of the oldest dynasties in the world. The present Maharaja (Pradyot Burman) is the 189th direct descendant from an unbroken chain of rulers. A book called "Rajmala" chronicles the history of the royal family.
* Tripura has the highest number of primate species found in any Indian state