Introduction

The largest city of Assam, Guwahati is considered as the gate way to the North –East Region of the country. The entire North East is connected with rest of the country through Guwahati. The Capital of Assam, Dispur lies in this city. Guwahati is one of the most rapidly growing cities in India. According to a survey done by a UK media outlet, Guwahati is the 100th fastest growing city of the world, and is the 5th fastest growing among Indian cities.

 

Guwahati is growing fast as a major city in India with multi-storey buildings, modern shopping malls, entertainment places, digital cinema halls, food joints, international airport etc. Guwahati is well connected by air, rail, and road with the rest of India. The climate of the city remains pleasant throughout the year. In summer the temperature lies between 25°cto 35°c and winter 10°c to 20°c. Time between October to April is the best time to visit this place.

Facts and figures:

 
Facts Figures
State Assam
District Kamrup
Geometrical Coordinates 26°10'N91°46'E.17°N91.77°E
Population 808021 (2009)
Density 3,935/km²
Time Zone IST
Area 216km²
Pin Code 781xxx
STD Code +(91)361
Vehicle Code AS-01
Website www.guwahatimunicipalcorporation.com