(Last Updated on : 31-05-2017)
Cities of Assam
are the birth place of culture
, tradition and the history
of North Eastern states
. Cities of Assam have rightly inherited the culture of diverse communities that have settled here over the years that stress on the tourism of Assam
. Some of the major cities in Assam are Guwahati
, Duliajan Oil Town
, Jonai Bazar
, Moran Town
, North Lakhimpur
Dibrugarh, Dibhrugarh District
Dibrugarh is a city well known as the Tea
City of India.
Nagaon, Nagaon district
Nagaon is situated 121 kilometers east of Guwahati. It has a population of 147,231.
Digboi, Tinsukia district
Digboi, popular for oil refineries, is a town and a town area committee in Tinsukia district
in the north-eastern part of the state of Assam.
Guwahati, Kamrup District
Guwahati is a city in ancient Assam
. Guwahati plays a significant role in economy
of Assam as it has a major river
port. It is a fastest growing city in north eastern part of India.
Tezpur, Sonitpur District
Tezpur is a fast growing city on the banks of the Brahmaputra River
. This city is one of the largest cities located on the north bank with a population exceeding 100,000.
Jorhat, Jorhat district
Jorhat is filled with cityscape and the small scale industries
. It is known as the capital of Ahom Dynasty
Silchar, Cachar district
Silchar is the second largest city and it is known as Island
of Peace. This land is popular for the language
movements in north east.
Haflong is one and only hill station
in Assam with all the basic amenities. In Dimasa
language, Haflong means "Ant
Tinsukia, Tinsukia District
Tinsukia is situated 480 kilometres (298 mi) north east of Guwahati and 84 kilometres (52 mi) kilometres away from the border with Arunachal Pradesh
Dispur, Kamrup District
Dispur is a locality near Guwahati, became the capital of Assam in 1973. This was after Shillong
, the former capital of Assam region, became the capital of Meghalaya
that was carved out of Assam. Dispur has many tourist destinations
of religious importance.
Bongaigaon, Bongaigaon District
Bongaigaon is the economic base root of North-East India and also of Assam. It ranks 4th in Assam, according to the population.
Diphu, East Karbi Anglong district
Diphu is a popular hill station and the weekend destination for people of nearby cities of Assam.
Sivasagar, Sivasagar district
Sivasagar is located in north east of Guwahati. Sivasagar is the administrative headquarter of Sivasagar district.
Goalpara, Goalpara District
Goalpara is located at about 134 kilometers to the west of Guwahati. This place is popular for the natural scenic beauty, craft
s and the wild life sanctuaries