Assam at a glance

Assam is a state in northeastern India. It shares its border with all the states in northeastern India. Assam is the largest northeastern state in terms of the population while second in terms of area. Here, Assam at a glance provides important information and figures about Assam. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Assam at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Dispur
Largest City Guwahati
Total Area 78,438 sq km
Latitude 24 NA° - 28 NA°
Longitude 90 EA° - 96 EA°
Total Population (Census 2011) 31205576
Male Population (Census 2011) 15939443
Female Population (Census 2011) 15266133
State Animal One-horned Rhino
State Bird White-winged Wood Duck (Deo Haah)
State Tree Hollong
State Flower Foxtail orchids (Kopou phool)
State Febric Muga Silk
State Beverage Tea
State Festival Bihu
Districts 35
Sub-divisions 80
Blocks 219
Circle 184
Zilla Parishad 26
Total Towns (2011 Census) 214
Villages (2011 Census) 26395
Lok Sabha Constituency 14
Rajya Sabha Seat 7
Vidhan Sabha Constituency 126
Police Station (as on 31-3-2018) 314
Literacy Rate Total (Census 2011) 72.19
Literacy Rate Male (Census 2011) 77.85
Literacy RateFemale (Census 2011) 66.27
Important Minerals Coal, Petroleum, Limestone, Dolemite, Sillimanite, Iron ore, Glass Sand, Ceramic clay (all varities), Uranium, Natural Gas.
Tribes of Assam (i) Bodo Kachari, (ii) Mising, (iii) Deori, (iv) Rabha, (v) Tiwa or Lalung, (vi) Khamti, (vii) Sonowal Kachari, (viii) Tai Phake or Phakial, (ix) Dimasa Kachari, (x) Karbi, (xi) Barmans, (xii) Hmar, (xiii) Kuki, (xiv) Rengma Naga, (xv) Zema Nagas, (xvi) Hajong, (xvii) Garo, (xviii) Khasi, (xix) Jaintia, (xx) Mech.