A Brief Introduction of About Assam


Assam is located in the northeastern part of India. It has 33 districts and Guwahati is the largest city in the state. Assam is the largest producer of tea and silk. The state is administered by the government of Assam. The capital of Assam is Dispur. The state was earlier known as Kamarupa. 


In the colonial era, Assam became part of the Bengal presidency after the Treaty of Yandabo. In 1874, Bengal formed a separate region with Shillong as the capital. Then, Assam merged into eastern Bengal in 1905. In 1912, Assam again became a separate province as Bengal was reunited. During India's independence in 1947, Assam became a state of India.

Fairs and festivals 

Assam is a chain of various festivals and fairs. Bihu festival, Majuli festival, Tea Festival, Ali-Ai-Ligang, Baikho, Me-Dum-Me-Phi, Brahmaputra festival, Baishagu, Bohaggiyo Bishu, and Ambubachi fairs such fairs and festivals are reflections of togetherness. Bihu festival is the most common festival in the state.


The total area covered by the state is 78,438 km² with a density of 398 km². It has three geographical aspects— the Deccan plateau, the northern Himalayas, and the northern plains (Karbi Anglong, Eastern Hills, and Brahmaputra plain). The boundary of the state is bordered by Nagaland and Manipur in the east, West Bengal in the west, Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh in the north, and Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, and Bangladesh in the south.


The state’s total population was 31,169,272. It is expected that Assam would reach 34.18 million by 2021.


Assam is one of the states of seven sisters. The state has a diverse population. Their culture is a fusion of Aryan and Indo-Burmese. The Assamese used to wear hand-loomed dresses. They adorn themselves in a basic way. 


The Assamese language has legitimacy in the state, while other additional languages are Bengali and Bodo. Hence, Bengali is the official language of Barak Valley and Bodo is the official language of the Bodoland Territorial Region


The state is rich in natural resources and cultural heritage. There are various tourist spots are National Park, the Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Orang National Park, Assam State Zoo And Botanical Garden,  Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Nameri National Park, Tea Research Centre, Kakochang Waterfalls, Nameri National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Hajo Temple, Umananda Island, Dior Bil, Haflong Lake, Panimoor Falls, Haflong Hill, Pukhuri, and much more.


According to the 2011 census study, the total literacy rate of Assam is 72.19%, of which the female literacy rate is 66.27% and the male literacy rate is 77.85%.

Dances and music

Dance and music show social and cultural values. The most popular dance in the state is Bihu. It is performed by young males and females. Bihu, Bhawaiya, Goalpariya Lokogeet, Kamrupi Lokgeet, Ojapali, and Tokari Geet are popular music.


The Assamese cuisine tastes less spicy. Mostly, Assamese are non-vegetarian. Chicken, fish, duck, pigeon, and pork are widely used in cooking. Rice is the common ingredient used in almost every dish. The famous dishes of Assam are Bora Chaulor Payas, Rice Payas, Masor Tenga, Duck meat curry, Khaar, and so on.

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