Assam Information



Assam is one of the most enriched states of India. It bears the imprints of the past civilizations and stands tall on the location contours of the country. The dense forests of Assam make for a flourishing industry of wood. The tea estates of Assam are the biggest revenue generator and engage a major portion of the Assamese population.

Location of Assam



Assam is located on the north-eastern front of India. It is located south of the eastern Himalayas and comprises of the Brahmaputra River and the Barak River valleys. The state boasts of a fertile agricultural land and there are quaint hills in Assam that adorn the state with their majesty. Assam has a total area of 78,550 sq km.

Capital



Dispur is the capital of Assam and is a part of the Kamrupan District. Being a tiny place, it is an economically sufficient place of Assam and also the seat of Government of Assam. The state is divided into 27 Districts.

Population



The population of Assam represents a unique combination of various ethnic sects that inhabit the rich land from a very long time. The total number of people living in Assam is about 31,169,272 according to the 2011 census. The population growth in Assam is recorded at 16.93%.

Language



The official language of the state is Assamese which is used by almost all sections of people in Assam. However, there are some other languages too, which have found a prominent place in the land of Assam like that of Bengali, Bodo, Karbi English and Hindi.

Cities



The cities of Assam represent the varied and vibrant culture of the state. Equipped with all the necessary infrastructural facilities and natural scenic beauty, the cities of Assam attract several visitors who are enthralled and enchanted with the state's bewitching beauty. Most of the cities of Assam bear resemblance to the rich cultural and traditional legacy of the bygone golden era. Endowed with the bounty of nature, the cities of Assam have turned out to favorite destinations for tourists. The major and largest cities of Assam are Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Nagaon.



Last Updated on 01/29/2013

     


     

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