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Information about Assam | Assam at a Glance

Here we have given some important information about Assam state, which are most frequently asked as Assam GK MCQ in various competitive examinations of Assam. This information will help in carrying marks in the General Knowledge section of various exams such as PNRD Assam, DHS Assam, Assam TET, Assam Police exam etc.

  Information about Assam | Assam at a Glance  
Capital Dispur
Geographical Area 78438.08 Sq. Km.

Districts (Year 2016) 33
No. of Subdivisions 80
Revenue Circle 184
Blocks 219
Zila Parishad 20
Gaon Panchayat 2202
Towns 214
Villages 26,395

Total Population (Census 2011) 3,12,05,576
Male Population (Census 2011)1,59,39,443
Female Population (Census 2011) 1,52,66,133
Rural Population (Census 2011) 2,68,07,034
Urban Population (Census 2011) 43,98,542
Sex Ratio (Census 2011) 958/1000
Literacy Rate (Census 2011) 72.19%

Lok Sabha Constituency 126
Rajya Sabha Seat 7
Governor Jagdish Mukhi
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
High Court Gauhati High Court
Official Language Assamese, Bengali, Bodo

No. of National Parks 5
No. of Wild Life Sanctuaries 17
No. of Tea Gardens (Small Growers) 84577
No. of Tea Gardens (Big Growers) 767

Important Minerals Coal, Petroleum, Limestone, Dolemite,
Sillimanite, Iron ore, Glass Sand, 
Ceramic clay (all varieties), 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.

State Animal One-horned Rhino
State Bird White-winged Wood Duck
State Tree Hollong
State Flower Foxtail orchids

*All data are collected from Census 2011 and Assam at a Glance of Directorate of Economics and Statistics Portal.

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