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Area    : 78,438sq.km
Capital : Dispur
Districts         : 23
Language : Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Karbi
Population : 31,205,576 (2011census)
Literacy : 72.19% (2011census)
State Bird : White winged wood duck
State Animal : One horned rhino
State Flower : Fox tailed Orchid
State Tree : Hollong
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Assam, a northeastern state of India, is a land of exquisite flowers and rare wild animals. Renowned for its tea, wildlife and silk, Assam is a state with rich biodiversity. With its capital at Dispur, a suburb of the city Guwahati, it encompasses the Brahmaputra, the Barak river valleys, the Karbi Anglong, and the North Cachar Hills. Assam is bordered by the rest of the Seven Sister States: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya. It also shares International borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh. The native and official languages of the state are Assamese and Bodo.. Read more


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  Assam, the rich, green land of rolling plains, dense forests and beautiful rivers, located between 89o42' to 96o30' East Longitude and 22o19' to 28o16' North Latitude is the gateway to the north eastern part of India.
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The lower and central Assam range which includes, from west to east, the Garo, Khasi, Jaintia and the outlying Mikir hills are in reality a plateau or table-land.

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Assam or Asom, a renowned state in India is a land of fairs and festivals

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The foot-work in an Assamese classical dance is extremely intricate and is called "Gati" or "Belan".