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অসম
Official seal of Assam
Seal
A map showing us where the location of Assam is in the Republic of India
A map showing us where the location of Assam is in the Republic of India
Map of Assam
Map of Assam
Coordinates: 26°14′39″N 92°32′16″E / 26.244156°N 92.537842°E / 26.244156; 92.537842Coordinates: 26°14′39″N 92°32′16″E / 26.244156°N 92.537842°E / 26.244156; 92.537842
Country India
RegionNorth-east India
Government
 • LegislatureUnicameral (* seats)
Area
 • Total78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total31,169,272
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Official languagesAssamese · English
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Assam (Assamese: অসম) is a state in the north eastern region of India. It has an area of 78,438 km² (30,285 mi²). It is bigger than Panama but smaller than the Czech Republic. There is one major river (Brahamputra) that flows through the length of the state. The state lies on the foothills of the Himalayas. There are two international borders touched by Assam: Bhutan and Bangladesh. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the North-east Indian zone.

Demography




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Religion in Assam (2021 survey)[1]      Hinduism (55%)     Islam (40%)     Christianity (4%)     others (1%)

According to a 2021 survey,[2][3] about 55% of the people are Hindus. About 40% are Muslim.[1][4] There is a small (4%) Christian minority. Others (1%) consists of (Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism, and Animism).

Assam religious diversity as per (2021 survey)[1]
Religion Population Percentage
Hindus Om.svg 20,075,000 55%
Muslims Star and Crescent.svg 14,600,000 40%
Christians Christianity Symbol.svg 1,460,000 4%
Other's 365,000 1%

Assam has a population of 36.5 million as per the 2021 population survey.[5]

Language



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Languages in Assam (2021 survey)[1]      Assamese (45.5%)     Bengali (35%)     Boro (4.4%)     hindi (3.8%)     others (10.8%)

Assam linguistic diversity as per (2021 survey)[1]
Language Population Percentage
Assamese 16,790,000 46%
Bengali 12,775,000 35%
Boro 1,606,000 4.4%
Hindi 1,387,000 3.8%
Others 3,942,000 10.8%

Assam has a population of 36.5 million as per the 2021 population survey.[6]

References

Related pages

Hinduism in Assam