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Guwahati

গুৱাহাটী

Pragjyotishpura, Durjaya
Metropolitan Ceety
Guwahati sg.png
Nickname(s): 
Ceety o Eastren Licht,[1] Ceety o Eastren Astrology, Ceety o Temples, Gateway o the North-East Indie
Guwahati is locatit in Assam
Guwahati
Guwahati
Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.18333°N 91.73333°E / 26.18333; 91.73333Coordinates: 26°11′0″N 91°44′0″E / 26.18333°N 91.73333°E / 26.18333; 91.73333
Kintra Indie
StateAssam
RegionLawer Assam
DestrictKamrup Metropolitan destrict
Govrenment
 • BodiGMC, GMDA
 • MayorAbir Patra (INC)
 • Deputy CommissionerShri Ashutosh Agnihotri, IAS[2]
Elevation
55.5 m (182.1 ft)
Population
 (2011 (cencus))
 • Rank46
 • Metro
960,787
Leids
 • OffeecialAssamese, Inglis
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
781 XXX
Telephone code+91 - (0) 361 - XX XX XXX
Vehicle registrationAS-01 (Guwahati) / AS-25 (Dispur)
Plannin agencyGMC, GMDA
ClimateCwa (Köppen)
Wabsteidwww.gmcportal.in

Guwahati (Listeni/ɡʊwəˈhɑːti/; Assamese: গুৱাহাটী), Pragjyotishpura (প্ৰাগজ্যোতিষপুৰ) an Durjaya (দুৰ্জয়) in auncient Assam (Kamrup), Gauhati in the modren era — is an auncient urban aurie, lairgest ceety o Assam an northeastren Indie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Raatan, T, History, religion and culture of north east India, p. 71 
  2. Web.com(india) Pvt. Ltd. "Deputy Commissioner & Superintendent of Police". Assamgovt.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-02-12.