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Tezpur (/tɛzˈpʊər/) (Assamese: তেজপুৰ tezpur, Assamese pronunciation: [tɛspuɹ]) is a city and urban agglomeration in Sonitpur district, Assam state, India. Tezpur is on the banks of the river Brahmaputra, 175 kilometres (109 mi) northeast of Guwahati, and is the largest of the north bank towns with a population exceeding 100,000 as per Metropolitan Census 2011.[2]

Tezpur
City
Sunset at Ganesh Ghat near the Brahmaputra, Tezpur
Sunset at Ganesh Ghat near the Brahmaputra, Tezpur
Nickname(s): 
City of Eternal Romance
Tezpur is located in Assam
Tezpur
Tezpur
Location in Assam, India
Tezpur is located in India
Tezpur
Tezpur
Tezpur (India)
Coordinates: 26°38′N 92°48′E / 26.63°N 92.8°E / 26.63; 92.8Coordinates: 26°38′N 92°48′E / 26.63°N 92.8°E / 26.63; 92.8
Country India
StateAssam
DistrictSonitpur
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyTezpur Municipality Board
Area
 • Total40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Area rank5th
Elevation
48 m (157 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total102,505
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialAssamese
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-AS
Vehicle registrationAS-12
Websitesonitpur.nic.in

Climate

The average temperature in summer is around 36 °C (97 °F) while the average winter temperature is around 13 °C (55 °F).[3]

Government sector

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=306544
  2. ^ "Tezpur Metropolitan Urban Region Population 2011 Census". www.census2011.co.in. Retrieved 8 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Tezpur, India Weather Averages - Monthly Average High and Low Temperature - Average Precipitation and Rainfall days - World Weather Online". Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  4. ^ "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 May 2006. Retrieved 6 October 2008.

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