(Last Updated on : 02-12-2016)
is one of the Seven Sister states and is encircled by the remaining Sister states - Tripura
and Arunachal Pradesh
. Moreover, the countries Bangladesh and Bhutan share the international borders with this Indian state
. The area of Assam is known for its wide-spread tea
plantation farms. Assam was also known for its Sal tree forests and forest products, much depleted now. There are more than 20,000 villages in Assam. A land of high rainfall, but most of the villages come under water during rainy seasons.
Demography of Assam
According to the Census of 2011, the total population on rural-urban regions of Assam is 3,11,69,272 people where 26,780,516 live in rural areas and 4,388,756 in the urban areas. While an overwhelming 86 percent of the states population live in rural areas, only 14 percent are urban residents. The state has observed around 16.93% growth in the population in the last ten years. In 2011, the states literacy was 73.18% and urbanisation was at 12.9%.
The census report also states Nagaon
has the highest rural population with 2, 457, 906 people, while Dima Hasao
has the lowest with 152, 302 people. In urban population, Kamrup
is the highest with 1,044,832 and Baksa
is the lowest with 12,173 people.
Mayong, Village of Assam
, the enchanting land of occult practices is located in the west of the Morigaon district
. It is 40 kms away from the capital city of Guwahati
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