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Map of Assam Chirang Kokrajhar Dhubri Bongaigaon Golpara Barpeta Baksa Nalbari Kamrup Kamrup Metropolitan Udalguri Darrang Marigaon Karbi Anglong Karbi Anglong Nagaon Dima Hasao Cachar Sonitpur Golaghat Jorhat Lakhimpur Sibsagar Dhemaji Dibrugarh Tinsukia ARUNACHAL PRADESH NAGALAND MANIPUR MIZORAM Hailakandi Karimganj TRIPURA MEGHALAYA WEST BENGAL BHUTAN BANGLADESH MYANMAR CHINA
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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
Haflong Hillstation Assam
Haflong: Assam’s Beautiful Hill Station : Most of north east India is hilly and breathtaking views of deep valleys are only to be expected. But Assam is a state largely made up of rolling plains. Haflong Hill is the only hill station in the state. Often referred to as White Ant Hillock, Haflong is best known for its picturesque views and rich cultural legacy. Serene and calm and at the same time rustic and wild, Haflong near Silchar is a tourists'…
Madan Kamdev Temple photos
Madan Kamdev Temple: The Mini Khajuraho in Assam : While most of us are aware of the Khajuraho temple, not many of us know that we have a similar temple in Assam. In fact, the erotic sculptures in the Madan Kamdev temple have made it known as the Mini Khajuraho of the Northeast India. This temple, just 40 km away from Guwahati, is situated atop a hill by the name of Dewangiri in Kamrup district. The Madan Kamdev temple is a place of utmost…
Bird's suicide at Jatinga
The Mystery of Jatinga : In one of my articles on the North East, I came across a comment by a reader about Jatinga, which is situated in my home state of Assam. Although, I was aware of the existence of this place, it was through the comment that I came to know that here migratory birds come to commit suicide. It’s very strange at times when you get to hear some extraordinary facts related to a place. This made…
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…

Last Updated on : October 16, 2014