Situated in the eastern part of Assam, Sivasagar(Sibsagar), a small township, stands high
and tall with its rich asthetic appeal.
Blessed with a colorful historical background, Sivasagar was the capital of the Ahom rulers for
six centuries, which ended with the arrival of British in the 19th century. Sivasagar was not only the
political capital but also the cultural capital of Assam.
At present with literacy rate soaring as high as 83% and a population of more than 10 Lakhs(1 million),
Sivasagar serves as one of the business and educational center of upper Assam region.
Contributing a lion's share to the tourism industry in North East India, Sivasagar attracts
a large number of tourists every year. Talk of the temples, palaces and lakes and you have them all
here in bounty.
The flora and fauna of the district cast a different spell altogether. The lush green
tea gardens tend to mesmerize the onlooker and the strong aroma of the tea leaves radiate an addictive
spell. This contributes not only to the overall splendor but also to the state economy.
Adding yet another feather to its cap, Sivasagar has the highest number of oil fields in Assam.
The oil and the tea industries are undoubtedly the economic growth propellers in the the region.
Hometown to many renowned personalities in Assamese music and culture, literature and politics,
Sivasagar is a cradle of diversified culture, tribes and religion. And despite of all diversities,
it stands unique, reflecting the image of a true Assamese Society.
This website is dedicated not only to Sibsagar, but also to whole of Assam and North-East India.
It captures various cultural and social aspects of the region.
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