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Assam

Capital Dispur
Date of Attaining Statehood 15th August, 1947
Population (Census 2011) 31,169,272
Area 78,438 Sq. km
Districts 27
Official Language Assamese, Bengali (in Barak Valley Districts), Bodo (in Bodo Territorial Council area) & English
Other Languages/Dialects Other languages/dialects and dialects are Bengali, Dimasa, Mishing, Karbi, Rambha, Tinua and sub-groups likeTai - Phake, Tai - Aiton, Tai - Khamti.  
Population Composition Decadal Population Growth Rate (2001- 2011, Census 2011) 4,513,744 (16.93%)
Population Density (persons per sq km as per census 2011) 2001 340
2011 397
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) 2001 935
2011 954
Literacy 2001  
2011 73.18
ST population% (Census 2001) (from website of M/o Tribal Affairs) 12.42
SC population % (Census 2001) (from website of M/o SJ&E) 6.9
Forest Cover India State of Forest Report 2011
Seats in Legislative Assembly 126
Seats in Lok Sabha 14[PDF](137.07 KB)
Seats in Rajya Sabha 7
Governor Banwarilal Purohit
Chief Minister Sri Sarbananda Sonowal
State Portal http://assam.gov.in/
Brief Intro from www.india.gov.in http://www.india.gov.in/knowindia/state_uts.php?id=4

 

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Capital       – Dispur
Population – 3,11,69,272 (Census 2011)
Area           – 78,438 Sq.km.
Districts     – 27(Twenty Seven)



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Assam Districts
Sl. No. Districts Head Quarter Area % of Area Population
(As per 2011 Census)
% of  Population   Map
1. Baksa Mushalpur 2400 3.05 953773 3.06 Baksa
2. Barpeta Barpeta 3245 4.14 1693190 5.43 Barpeta
3. Bongaigaon Bongaingaon 2510 3.20 732639 2.35 Bongaingaon
4. Cachar Silchar 3786 4.83 1736319 5.57 Cachar
5. Chirang Kajalgaon 1468 1.87 481818 1.55 Chirang
6. Darrang Mangaldai 3481 4.44 908090 2.91 Darrang
7. Dhemaji Dhemaji 3237 4.13 688077 2.21 Dhemaji
8. Dhubri Dhubri 2838 3.62 1948632 6.25 Dhubri
9. Dibrugarh Dibrugarh 3381 4.31 1327748 4.26 Dibrugarh
10. Goalpara Goalpara 1824 2.33 1008959 3.24 Goalpara
11. Golaghat Golaghat 3502 4.46 1058674 3.40 Golaghat
12. Hailakandi Hailakandi 1327 1.69 659260 2.12 Hailakandi
13. Jorhat Jorhat 2851 3.63 1091295 3.50 Jorhat
14. Kamrup Guwahati 2741 3.49 1517202 4.87 Kamrup
15. Kamrup Metropolitan Guwahati 217 0.27 1260419 4.04 Kamrup Metropolitan
16 Karbi Anglong Diphu 10434 13.30 965280 3.10 Karbi Anglong
17. Karimganj Karimganj 1809 2.31 1217002 3.90 Karimganj
18. Kokrajhar Kokrajhar 3129 3.99 903404 2.90 Kokrajhar
19. Lakhimpur Lakhimpur 2277 2.90 1040644 3.34 Lakhimpur
20. Morigaon Morigaon 1704 2.17 957853 3.07 Morigaon
21. Nagaon Nagaon 3831 4.88 2826006 9.07 Nagaon
22. Nalbari Nalbari 2257 2.88 769919 2.47 Nalbari
23. Dima Hasao Haflong 4888 6.23 213529 0.69 Dima Hasao
24. Sivasagar Sivasagar 2668 3.40 1150253 3.69 Sivasagar
25. Sonitpur Tezpur 5324 6.79 1925975 6.18 Sonitpur
26. Tinsukia Tinsukia 3790 4.83 1316948 4.23 Tinsukia
27. Odalguri Odalguri 1852 2.36 832769 2.67 Odalguri

 

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