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One of the 21 states of the Indian Union, Assam is located in the northeast of
India, from which it is almost isolated on the west by Bangladesh. It has an area
of 30,452 square miles (78,890 square kilometres) and a population (1971) of
length of Assam before turning due south to enter the plains of Bangladesh. The
river valley, rarely more than SO miles wide, is studded with numerous groups of
hills that rise abruptly from the plain. The valley is surrounded on all sides, ...
Agriculture is of basic importance to Assam. In the early 1970s, about 56 percent
of the total working population were directly engaged in agriculture, with another
10 percent employed on the plantations, in forestry, or in other occupations ...
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