Assam is a northeastern state of India located in south of the eastern Himalayas with two major rivers as Brahmaputra and Barak river. This state shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh.
Guwahati the largest city of Assam is also known as North-Eastern Corridor of India, which is most likely an entrance to North East region of India.
Assamese and Bodo are the two most spoken and official languages here, where Bengali Language holds official status too.
Geography and Climate Of Assam
Assam is full of nature gifts; whether there are forests, fertile flood plains of Brahmaputra or a huge storage of natural gases and other minerals. The climate of this state is “Tropical Monsoon Rainforest Climate”.
Assamese Tea and Assamese Silk are world famous for their rich quality and high productivity. Assam is one of the most productive lands for planting tea all over India. Most of Assamese culture is based out in Rural Areas. Majorly four cities in Assam treated as urban centers are Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Jorhat.
Flora and Fauna
Assam is one of the most bio-diverse regions across the globe. It is full of species. There are lots of national park and reserved forests to give protection to these species. There are almost 946 species of birds only found in Assam. For animals; there is largest population of Wild Water Buffaloes in the world. Kaziranga National Park, home of Rare Indian one horn Rhinoceros and Manas national parks are two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Assam.
By education prospective, Assam is the most developed state in whole of North-Eastern region in India. The state govt. is very much active to set a high educational standard to compete rest popular states of India. 10 universities, 8 Medical colleges, 11 government Technology and engineering college and 9 private colleges and many more are live example of this. Opening of The leading institute Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati takes a new hope of better education in this state. It also helps students of other North Eastern states to pursue further professional studies.
Vivid culture and nature makes Assam a favorite spot of tourism. This state has two UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, which certainly helps a lot to the tourism industry.