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Assam, a northeastern state of India has Dispur as its capital.

It is divided into 27 districts and consists of northern Brahmaputra valley, the middle Karbi and Cachar hills and the southern Barak Valley.

Assam is a multi-etnic society. Forty Five different languages are spoken by various communities of Assam.The flora, fauna, wildlife and rivers of Assam have great natural beauty to offer to tourists.

There are also many lodging facilities and hotels. It is also famous for its finest and some of the most expensive teas in the world.

It is also an important producer of natural gas and crude oil. Real estate and Tourism also lend their share in its economy.

Asom State Information

Date of formation1912 (Assam Province - British India), 15 August 1947
GovernorJanaki Ballav Patnaik
Chief MinisterTarun Gogoi
Tourist attractionsKamakhya temple, Umananda (Peacock Island), Navagraha (temple of nine planets), Basistha Ashram, Dolgobinda
FestivalsBihu, Sivaratri Mela, Baishagu
Major dance and music formsBihu
Arts and craftsJappi (traditional hat), toys made of clay, cork, wood and bamboo. Satras or monasteries to preserve art and culture.
LanguagesAssamese, Bodo, Karbi, Bengali
Size78,438 sq. kin
Population (Census 2011)31,205,576 (Census 2011)
RiversBrahmaputra, Manas, Subansiri, Sonai
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesKaziranga NP, Manas NP, Orang Sanctuary
State animalOne-horned rhinoceros
State birdWhite winged wood duck
State flowerFoxtail orchid
State treeHollong
Major cropsRice, jute, tea
FactoidsIt's name has been changed to Mom.
Tezpur was called the 'city of blood' after a mythical battle between Shiv and Vishnu filled it with blood.
No. of District 27

Blogs about Assam
Faded sheen of BJP in By-poll, big setback but too early to conclude : Except from the initial counting trends, it was clear that the stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) enjoyed by the party in Lok Sabha elections in May, was fading. After counting it became obvious that results of by-polls are far different from the results of Lok Sabha elections. Party's performances in prime states viz UP, Rajasthan and Gujarat was far below the expectations, the same states where BJP had clean victory in Lok Sabha…
Jahnabi, the first MS Word processor in Assamese : Indian technology has been taking important steps in the last few years towards becoming more empowered and a major part of this movement has been contributed to by the indigenous developers. Recently several techies from Assam have volunteered to create a MS Word processor named Jahnabi, which will be operated in the local language. Incidentally, a regional variation of the MS Word in Bengali has been developed as well. In all probability, this medium too…
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park in Assam : A World Heritage Site : Location: Asom (Assam) A bastion of diversity, the Kaziranga National Park is one of the most significant achievements of India in terms of wildlife conservation. Stretching across an area of 429.93 sq km, the park is the homeland of two-third of the One Horned Rhinoceros in the world along with other species of wildlife. It also boasts of  having the highest density of tigers around the world and so was declared as a Tiger Reserve…
Sivadol in Sivasagar
Sivadol: Shiva Temple in Sivasagar : Location: Sivasagar, Assam Situated on the banks of Borpukhuri tank in Sivasagar town of Assam, Sivadol is believed to be the tallest Shiva temples located in India, with a height of 104 feet. 'Dol' means temple in the local Assamese language. The temple was built by the queen of the Ahom King Swargdeo Siba Singha, Bar Raja Ambika in 1734. Capped with a seven-feet high large Golden Dome called 'Kolosi', it is one of the…
Talatal Ghar in Assam
Talatal Ghar in Assam: Largest of all Ahom Monuments : Location: Rangpur, near Sivasagar, Assam Largest among all Ahom monuments, the Talatal Ghar in Assam was initially built as an army base. It is located near Rang Ghar (yet another specimen of Ahom architecture) and was built by Rajeswara Singha. Talatal Ghar has three storeys that are underground (closed for tourists) and four above the ground. The ground floor had store rooms, stables and servant quarters, while the upper floors were for the royal family.…

Last Updated on : October 16, 2014