Satellite 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.
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
, 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
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