Dong (First sunrise in India)

Lohit, Arunachal Pradesh

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In the Easternmost place in India, receives the first rays of sun in India.It was so discovered in the year 1999.

At 1,240 metres above sea-level, Dong is located at the confluence of the rivers Lohit, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, and Sati, and is strategically sandwiched between China and Myanmar. The newspapers carried this report which was further confirmed by the scientists and Survey of India officials. It then prompted a rush of visitors to this remote place in the millennium year 2000 and now this place is known as Sunrise Village.

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