Assam Map

Introduction

The largest of the states in the northeast of India is Assam whose capital, Guwahati, has an inspired location on the banks of the River Brahmaputra. Amidst Assam’s verdant lushness are two important game sanctuaries, Manas and Kaziranga, both best known for their population of one horned Indian rhinoceros, a species that faced extinction. Much of the rest of the state is devoted to tea plantation which yield the strong Assam leaf popular all over the world.The state of Assam is dominated by the mighty river Brahmaputra whose lush seven hundred kilometers valley is sandwiched between the Himalayan foothills to the north and the plateau of Meghalaya to the south. Although much of the valley is under cultivation, large tracts of woodland make this one of the most forested state in India. Assam the land of Mother Goddess Kamakhya, lies in the northeast corner of the India. Assam produce more than half of India's tea. The city of Guwahati is a busy town and continues to be the main communication center for the whole northeast. it is also the site of one of India's most important Kali Temple

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Area 78, 438 sq km
Capital Dispur
Language Assamese, Bodo, Bengali, English

Major Cities


Dispur Guwahati Sibsagar Tezpur
Majauli Digboi Silchar  Jorhat