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Fast Facts

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Fast Facts
Established 15th August 1947
Area 78,550 km
Capital Dispur
Largest city Guwahati
Population 26,655,528 (2001 census)
Governor
Banwarilal Purohit
Chief Minister
Sarbananda Sonowal
Official languages Assamese, Bodo, Karbi
Panchayats 2489 (2001 census)
Villages 26312 (2001 census)
Literacy 76.3%
Forest Cover: 35.48 %
Agriculture Assam’s biggest contribution to the world is tea. Major crops are rice, rapeseed, mustard seed, jute, potato, sweet potato, banana, papaya, areca nut and turmeric.
Refineries Digboi, Noonmati, Dhaligaon near Bongaigaon, Numaligarh
Airport Guwahati International Airport (Borjhar Airport)
Government www.assamgovt.nic.in
Tourism www.assamtourism.org
Districts
(27)
Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Dhemaji, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Sonitpur, Karbi Anglong, Nagaon, Marigaon, Darrang, Kamrup, Nalbari, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Goalpara, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, North Cachar Hills, Cachar, Hailakandi, Karimganj, Kamrup Metropolitan, Baksa, Udalguri, Chirang.