Geography

Temperatures and Rainfall

Some information on the climate of selected cities and towns in Assam and India:

National Forests and Sanctuaries

(Areas in square miles (kilometers))
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Kaziranga National Forest 241 (624)
Manah Sancutary 151 (390)
Sonai-Rupai Sanctuary 68 (175)
Nameri Sanctuary 53 (137)
Orang Sanctuary 28 ( 72)
Laukhowa Sanctuary 27 ( 70)
Pabha Sanctuary 19 ( 49)
Barnadi Sanctuary 10 ( 26)
Pabitora Sanctuary 6 ( 16)
Garampani Sanctuary 2.3( 6)
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Animal Count in the Kaziranga National Forest (as of 1984)
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Principal Rivers in Assam

(lengths within the borders of the state; Units are in miles (kilometers)

Brahmaputra  435 (700)
Burhidihing    223 (360)
Danshiri (South)  219 (352)
Subansiri  198 (318)
Kopili  185 (297)
Dihang  163 (263)
Disang  142 (230)
Dikhou  124 (200)
Lohit  119 (192)
Puthimari  118 (190)
Kalang  106 (171)
Manas (Main)    95 (153)
Jinjiram   89 (143)
Dikrang   83 (134)
Kulsi   76 (122)

The Administration in Assam

Assam has one elected legislature which meets in Dispur, a temporary capital region inside the principal city of Guwahati. The elected head of government is called the Chief Minister.

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