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___ Satellite View and Map of Assam (असम), India


City of Guwahati (Gauhati), capital and largest city of Assam
Panorama view of Guwahati (Gauhati) on the south bank of the Brahmaputra river. The inland port is the capital and largest city of Assam.
Image: Vikramjit Kakati

About Assam


Seal of AssamSatellite view is showing the Indian state of Assam (অসম in Assamese) in the north eastern part of India, south of the eastern Himalayas. Assam is one of the Seven Sister States, and also known as one of the NE States (North Eastern states/region). Much of the state is situated in the valley of the Brahmaputra River, one of the major rivers in Asia and a tributary of the Ganges River.




Tea Harvest in Assam
Harvest in an Assam Tea plantation.
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The region of today Assam was known in ancient times as the Ahom Kingdom (1228 - 1826, called the Kingdom of Assam in medieval times).

Assam is surrounded by the Indian states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, and Sikkim; Assam's western part is also bordered by Bhutan, and Bangladesh.

With an area of 79,000 km², Assam is about the size of the Czech Republic, or slightly larger than the US state of Nebraska.

Capital city is Dispur, situated within the city of Guwahati (Gauhati), the largest city in the state.

Assam has a population of more than 30 million people. Spoken languages are Assamese and Bengali (in the Barak Valley).

Assam's economy is based largly on agriculture and oil. Assam state is famous for its tea production.

The map shows Assam with borders, cities and towns, expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Guwahati International Airport (IATA code: GAU)

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External Links:
National Portal of India
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Government of Assam
Official Assam government website.

Assam Tourism
Official tourism website of Assam.

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Wikipedia entry Assam.

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Assam Tribune
 
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