State of India


Assam is a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, features silk bazaars and the hilltop Kamakhya Temple. Umananda Temple sits on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. The state capital, Dispur, is a suburb of Guwahati. The ancient pilgrimage site of Hajo and Madan Kamdev, the ruins of a temple complex, lie nearby. ― Google

Area: 78,438 km²
Capital: Dispur
Chief minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Population: 3.09 crores (2012)
Language: Assamese language