located in the south of eastern Himalayas & along with the Brahmaputra and Barak river valleys. It shares boarder with Indian states such as Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and West Bengal.
as per 2011 census, the population of Assam is 31,169,272. Between 2001 & 2011, Assam has been experiencing 16.93% growth. Important urban centres are Guwahati, Silchar and Dibrugarh. This is noteworthy to highlight that Guwahati is one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
This is important to highlight that Assam is characterized by six physiographic divisions of India such as the northern Himalayas, northern hills and deccan plateau . It has also been proven that the life-line of Assam, that is , Brahmaputra river is older than Himalayas.
has a temperate climate, and high rainfall & humidity is a common scenario in this region. Heavy downpours in monsoon is a common pattern in Assam.
around 70 % are engaged in agriculture. Assam tea is the most significant contribution of Assam to the world. Paddy, mustard seed, & jute are other important crops of this region.
the growth rate of Assam is not in sync with the growth rate of country despite rich in natural resources, But, this region gets benefited in trade due to its proximity to countries such as Bangladesh, Nepal & Bhutan.