The 2011 census records a population of 2.9 million. The state capital and largest city is Shillong.
Education in Meghalaya
There are two universities in Meghalaya, the North Eastern Hill University and the Martin Luther Christian University, both located in Shillong. For a list of educational institutions in Meghalaya, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_educational_institutions_in_Shillong