Assam (otherwise called Ahom) is the biggest state of Northeast states in India and is synonymous with charming view, stunning magnificence, exotic natural life, sprawling tea gardens, and kind hearted populace. The state is renowned for the production of Assam Tea along with Petroleum products and Assam Silk. Assam is likewise home to Asian Elephant (one of the last wild habitats). The economy is supported by natural life tourism while the Kaziranga and the Manas National Parks are assigned as World Heritage Sites.

Capital : Dispur
Area Rank :
16th
Official language :
Assamese
Population Rank :
14th
Literacy :
73.18%
Bordered By :
Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura

UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam:

Kaziranga National Park is popular all over the world for its vast poupulation of Tiger and is recorded under World Heritage Sites. Kaziranga National Park spreads over a range of 430 square kilometers, is amongst the most oldest parks in Assam and contains the world’s biggest zone of mangrove forests. Situated in the Golaghat and Nagaon areas of Assam, the Park has two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned rhinoceros.

Location: Assam, India
Built in: 20th century
Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in: 1985

Situated in the foothills of Himalayas, Manas National Park otherwise called Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a wild life asylum in Assam. The park is recorded under the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Manas National Park which is likewise an Elephant reserve is spread over a range of 2,840 square kilometers and is home to wild water Buffaloes.

Location: Assam, India
Built in: 20th century
Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in: 1985