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Learn GK of Assam from the capital to Wild sanctuaries, complete GK Assamese for all competitive exams UPSC, SSC, Railways RRB, and APSC exams

CAPITAL: Dispur

ESTABLISHED: November – 1, 1956

CHIEF MINISTER: Sarbananda Sonowal

GOVERNOR: Jagdish Mukhi

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RULING PARTY: BJP

HIGH COURT: Guhavathi

DISTRICTS: 33

LANGUAGES: Assami, Bengali, Bodo, Karbi

POPULATION : 3, 12, 05, 576 (15th)

[Males = 1, 59, 39, 443 and Females = 1, 52, 66, 133]

M : F = 1000 : 954

AREA: 78, 550 sq km (16th)

LITERACY: 72. 19%

ASSEMBLY: 126

LOK SABHA : 14

RAJYA SABHA : 7

BOUNDARY STATES: Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, West Bengal, Bhutan, Bangladesh

STATE ANIMAL: One-horned Rhino

STATE BIRD: White Pagad Wood Duck

STATE TREE: Hollong

STATE FLOWER: Foxtail Orchids

STATE DANCE: Bishaki Bihu (Folk Dance), Khanoy, Nongkrem, Rasaleela, Khelgopal, Bagurumba, Maharas, Ojapali, Sattriya (Classical Dance), Jammur Nach, Naga Dance

TRIBES: Garo, Khasi, Avo, Mickry, Chutiya

FESTIVALS: Bhagel Bihu, Bohag Bihu, Kati Bihu, Konyak Nagas, Ambubashi Mela, Rangoli Bihu, Parasuram Mela

TEMPLES: Kamakhya temple, Navagraha (temple of nine planets), Surkeswar temple, Gita – Mandir, Madan Kamdev temple

RIVERS: Brahmaputra, Manas, Subansiri, Sonai

POWER PLANTS: Bongaigaon Thermal Power Plant

ASSAM NATIONAL PARKS SANCTUARIES

♦ Kaziranga National Park

♦ Manas National Park

♦ Dibru – Saikhow National Park Nameri National Park

♦ Rajiv Gandhi orange National Park

♦ Amchang Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ Chakrashila Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ Nambor Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ Dihing Patkai Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ East Karbi Anglong Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ North Kabri Anglong Wild Life Sanctuary

♦ Garampani Wild Life Sanctuary

INDUSTRIES

♦ Digboyi

♦ Noonumathi

♦ Bongayugav

♦ Agro – Industries, Refinery, Cottage, Handicraft, Silk(types: Muga, Tassar, Endi)

MAIN CITIES: Dibrugarh (Brahmaputra River), Guwahati, Dispur, Silchar, Jorhat, Karimganj, Diphu, Nagaon, Marigaon, Barpeta, Dhuburi, Matia

AIRPORTS: Lok Priya Gopinath Bardolia International Airport – Guwahati, Silchar Airport

IMPORTANT PERSONS: Indira Goswami, Hemachandra Goswami, Hemachandra Baruva

MISCELLANEOUS

Manchester of East = Salkuchi

Muga Silk is produced only in Assam State in the world

Gateway of North – East = Assam

Atal – Amrit Abhiyan scheme: It is a health assurance scheme which will provide coverage against several critical illnesses 

Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana: To bring about paradigm shift towards holistic development of villages in the state

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