Indian State of Assam
State of Assam
Assam is a north-eastern state of India.
The capital of Assam is Dispur, located within the municipal area of Guwahati city.
Located south of the eastern Himalayas, Assam comprises the Brahmaputra and the Barak river valleys along with the Karbi Anglong and the North Cachar Hills with an area of 30,285 square miles (78,438 km²). Assam is surrounded by six of the other Seven Sister States: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya. Geographically Assam and these states are connected to the rest of India via a narrow strip of land in West Bengal called the Siliguri Corridor or "Chicken's Neck".
Assam shares international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh; and cultures, peoples and climate with South-East Asia
Assam became a part of the British India after the British occupied the region following the First Anglo-Burmese War of 1824–1826.
Assam is rich in culture, ethnic groups, languages/dialects spoken and literature. It is known for Assam tea, large and old petroleum resources (the first oil reserves of India were discovered in Assam in the late 19th century), Assam silk and for its rich biodiversity.
Current Time ~ Assam: Indian State of Assam
Clock showing current local time now in India Standard Time Zone
Assam: Indian State of Assam = GMT+5.5
What time zone is Assam: Indian State of Assam in?
Assam: Indian State of Assam Standard Time is 5:30 hours (5 hours 30 minutes) ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+5.5).
Does Assam: Indian State of Assam observe Daylight Saving Time?
Assam: Indian State of Assam does not operate Daylight-Saving Time