Assam

Assam

It is a north eastern state of India and its capital is Dispur. Assam is really famous for its Assam tea, petroleum resources, Assam silk and for its rich biodiversity. It is the natural habitant for the one horned Indian rhinoceros and tiger which are both near extinction. It is notably becoming popular as a wildlife tourism site as it has both Kaziranga and Manas in its territories. Assam’s economy is based on its oil and agro produce. Assam has also got natures wealth in the form of the mighty river Brahmaputra. Assam is a very well liked place for wild life tourism. Other than tea this state is known to have warm hearted welcoming people. A large chunk of Assam’s population is still tribal. There are a lot of tribal colonies in Assam which have still survived.

Geography

Assam is a land of high rainfall and rich biodiversity which includes a large number of rain forests, hills and various valleys. It boasts a large number of natural flora and fauna. Its Latitude is 26° 0′ N and Longitude is 93° 0′ E.

Tourism

Dispur – Dispur is the current capital of the Indian state Assam. It is a well planned city of Assam. This city is located on the outskirts of the city of Guwahati. It took the place of Guwahati as the capital of Assam in the year 1973.

How to reach Assam

By Air: The state has one international Airport in Guwahati. Other airports are Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Tezpur, North Lakhimpur and Silchar. Air India, Indian Airlines, Sahara Airlines, Jet Airways and Deccan Air operate regular flights also operates an international weekly flight between Bangkok and Guwahati.

By Rail: Convenient Indian Railways network runs through out the state connecting major Indian cities with Assam.

By Road: A network of National Highways and other roads connect Assam other Indian cities. The tourist destinations in Assam are also well connected by road network.