(Hin): ऐज़ौल aizaul

‘Rootstalk Field’  City/Capital/District, Mizoram.

From Miz: ai/aidu, ‘(species of) rhizome’; and zawl, ‘plain’, ‘field’. A rhizome is an underground plant with creeping rootstalks: ginger and turmeric are examples.

Aizawl was originally a late 19thC military station. It is now the capital of Mizoram.

It is known as India’s ‘Silent City’ because of its orderly and horn-free traffic:

Video: What Mizoram Can Teach the Rest of India About Traffic Discipline

For related place names see Indian Place names and Mizoram place names.