Assam

ASSAM

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Assam is a state in northeastern India known for its wildlife, archeological sites and tea plantations. In the west, Guwahati, Assam’s largest city, features silk bazaars and the hilltop Kamakhya Temple. Umananda Temple sits on Peacock Island in the Brahmaputra river. 

CapitalDispur
Chief MinisterSarbananda Sonowal
GovernorPadmanabha BalakrishnaAcharya
National ParkDibru – Saikhowa National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Manas National Park
Nameri National Park
Orang National Park
Tiger ReserveManas
Nameri
Kaziranga
Orang
UNESCO World Heritage SiteKaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary
Important dance-classical and folkBihu, KhelGopal, Rash lila, TabalChongli,
Population(census 2011)31, 205,576(increased by 17.07%)
Area (square km by census 2011)78438
Density398
Sex – Ratio958
Literacy72.19
Hydropower plantSubansiri Lower dam
FestivalsBihu Festival, Ambubashi Festival, Ras Lila in Majuli, DehingPatkai Festival
Important StadiumsDr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium-Cricket,
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium-Athletics
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium-Sports Complex,
Satindra Mohan Dev Stadium-Football