There are total 7 neighbouring states of Assam and these bordering states are Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalya and West Bengal. If not enough, 2 international boundaries of Bhutan and Bangladesh, apart from Indian states, are touching the border of Assam too.
Assam is located in north-eastern part of India. Dispur is the capital of Indian state of Assam. The state covers an area of 78,438 square kilometers and its population is 31,205,576 as of 2011. Assam is one of the Seven Sister States. Assam is known for Assam tea and Assam silk.
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List of States Touching Assam Border
Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and West Bengal are 7 neighbouring states of Assam. 2 neighbouring countries of India, sharing borders with Assam are Bangladesh and Bhutan.
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Map of Assam and Neighbouring States
Assam is bounded to the East by Indian states of Nagaland and Manipur and the South by Mizoram and Tripura and the South-West by Meghalaya. The length of Assam border between Meghalaya and Tripura is shared with Bangladesh (Sylhet Division) in the South-West and again the border length between West Bengal and Meghalaya is shared with the Rangpur Division of Bangladesh in the West. Assam borders West Bengal to the West and Bhutan on the North and Arunachal Pradesh to the North and North-East.
Facts about Assam Border
The India Bhutan border is 699 km long, and adjoins the Indian states of Assam (267 km), Arunachal Pradesh (217 km), West Bengal (183 km), and Sikkim (32 km). The border between Bhutan and India is the only land access to enter Bhutan, as the China border is completely closed. The single entry point for foreign nationals is between the towns of Jaigaon in the Indian state of West Bengal and Phuntsholing in Southern Bhutan.
The bilateral Indian-Bhutan Group Border Management and Security has been established to collaboratively assess and secure the border between the two countries. Read More »
Assam shares its border with as many as 7 states. This is hard to believe fact that 2 countries and 7 Indian states are touching the boundary of Assam. Latest News: Assam Border news by The Times of India and NDTV: Assam Border.