Assam at Glance
Geographical Area78,43,800 Hectares
Total Population2.6 million
Male Population13.8 million
Female Population12.8 million
Male female ratio(sex ratio)1000:932
Population Density340 per sq kms.
Literacy Rate64.28 p.c.
No. of districs27
No. of towns93
No. of revenue circles146
No. of tea gardens2472
No. of National Parks5
No. of Wildlife Sanctuaries15
Total number of regd. factories2511
Agro based industries304
Forest based industries338
Chemical based industries63
Textile based industries564
No. of Co-operative Societies10134
Total no. of State level public enterprises49
National Highway2754 kms
State Highway2820 kms
Airways (6 Civil airports)Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Silchar and North Lakhimpur
Telecommunication597 Telephone exchanges, cellphone service available all across the state
Internet connectivityDSL Broadband, Wireless Broadband, Dial Up and GPRS connectivity available from different telecom companies.
Major IndustriesTea, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal, Granite, Limestone, Cement, tourism, cottage Industries.
Crude Oil Reserves1.3 billion tonnes(estimated)
Natural Gas Reserves156 billion tonnes(estimated)