|STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES OF INDIA|
India's gateway to the Northeast
Language: Assamese and Bengali is the official language in the three districts in the Barak Valley.
State Animal of Assam: Indian one-horned rhinoceros
State bird of Assam: white-winged wood duck
Rivers: Barak, Brahmaputra
Indigenous wild silks produced in Assam: Golden Muga Silk, White Pat and warm Eri Silk
The "Land of Seven Sisters" ia a name to denote the inter-dependency
of the 7 contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur,
Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura in northeastern India. The
neighbouring 8th North eastern state Sikkim is called the only brother
of seven sisters states.
Districts: Cachar, Hailakandi, and Karimganj, Dima Hasao, Hojai, East
Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong, Morigaon, and Nagaon, Baksa, Barpeta,
Bongaigaon, Chirang, Dhubri, Goalpara, Nalbari, Kamrup Metropolitan,
Kamrup Rural, Kokrajhar, and South Salmara-Mankachar, Biswanath,
Darrang, Sonitpur, and Udalguri, Charaideo, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh,
Golaghat, Jorhat, Lakhimpur, Majuli Sivasagar, and Tinsukia
Places of interest in Assam
National Park, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Nameri National Park and the Orang National Park.
|Kaziranga National Orchid and Biodiversity Park boasts more than 500 of the estimated 1,314 orchid species found in India
river island (20 kms from Jorhat) ( the first island to be made a district in India)
(silk village of Assam)