North East State of India

The state of Assam is situated in the north east, just below the eastern Himalayan foothills and it is surrounded by the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya, which together with Assam are known collectively as the seven sisters. Assam also shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh
The capital of Assam is at Dispur, in the suburbs of the Guwahati city. Assam comprises of Brahmaputra river and the Barak river valleys, the Karbi Anglong and the North Cachar Hills. With an area of 78,438 square kilometers, it equivalent to the size of Ireland or Austria. Assam Tea is popular world over and it is also a producer of high quality silk, called pat and Muga. Assam is a major supplier of oil and natural gas in India and it also has rich biodiversity. Kaziranga and Manas National parks, both a World Heritage Sites are located in Assam.

The state of Assam is situated in the north east, just below the eastern Himalayan foothills and it is surrounded by the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya, which together with Assam are known collectively as the seven sisters. Assam also shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh The capital of Assam is at Dispur, in the suburbs of the Guwahati city. Assam comprises of Brahmaputra river and the Barak river valleys, the Karbi Anglong and the North Cachar Hills. With an area of 78,438 square kilometers, it equivalent to the size of Ireland or Austria. Assam Tea is popular world over and it is also a producer of high quality silk, called pat and Muga. Assam is a major supplier of oil and natural gas in India and it also has rich biodiversity. Kaziranga and Manas National parks, both a World Heritage Sites are located in Assam.

Attractions in Assam, around and from Assam

  • Dibrugarh Dibrugarh city is the headquarters of Dibrugarh district in upper Assam, located along the banks and confluence of Brahmaputra, Bibru and Dihing rivers and their wetlands. It is surrounded by tea plan

  • Digboi Digboi is an oil town, 79 km south of Dibrugarh. Oil was first drilled in 1889 and the refinery, the first in Asia, was constructed in 1901. It is amongst the oldest functioning refineries in the worl

  • Guwahati Guwahati is a major city and gateway to the North-East Region. Dispur, the capital of Assam is situated within the city. The main city is situated on the southern bank of mighty and picturesque Brahma

  • Hajo Hajo has a magnificent ensemble of temples and monuments, all of which are raised to honor a vibrant pantheon of Gods. It is a place in the state of Assam just 32 km away from the city of Guwahati. To

  • Kaziranga National Park Located in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam, along Brahmaputra river, Kaziranga (Estab. 1905) is one of the oldest National parks in India and a World Heritage Site. It has the largest habitat f

  • Nameri National Park Nameri National Park is relatively a small but scenic park located in the foothills in the Sonitpur District of Assam, 35km from Tezpur, the nearest town. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the

  • Sibsagar A medieval town that gets its name from a tank that was excavated by the Ahom King Siva Singha in 1734 A.D. The Ahom Monarchs undertook excavation of extensive tanks and these became popularly known a