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It is divided into 23 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 formation||26. Jan. 1950|
|Governor||Janaki Ballav Patnaik|
|Chief Minister||Tarun Gogoi|
|Tourist attractions||Kamakhya temple, Umananda (Peacock Island), Navagraha (temple of nine planets), Basistha Ashram, Dolgobinda|
|Festivals||Bihu, Sivaratri Mela, Baishagu|
|Major dance and music forms||Bihu|
|Arts and crafts||Jappi (traditional hat), toys made of clay, cork, wood and bamboo. Satras or monasteries to preserve art and culture.|
|Languages||Assamese, Bodo, Karbi, Bengali|
|Size||78,438 sq. kin|
|Rivers||Brahmaputra, Manas, Subansiri, Sonai|
|Forests and wildlife sanctuaries||Kaziranga NP, Manas NP, Orang Sanctuary|
|State animal||One-horned rhinoceros|
|State bird||White winged wood duck|
|State flower||Foxtail orchid|
|Major crops||Rice, jute, tea|
|Factoids||It'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.|
Last Updated on : 12/04/2013