Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Sualkuchi | type = city | latd = 26|latm = 10|lats = 12| longd = 91|longm = 34|longs = 11
state_name = Assam
district = Kamrup
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 14,129| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
website = http://kamrup.nic.in/sualkuchi.htm
Sualkuchi is a
census townin Kamrup districtin the Indian state of Assam. It is situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, about 35 km from Guwahati, Sualkuchi is a block of Kamrup District. There are large number of cottage handloom industries for which it is also known as the "Manchester of the East".
This is the textile center of Assam. Muga silk and Pat silk along with Eri silk and
Endicloth from this region is famous for its quality. Mekhela chadors and Gamosas made from this indigenous materials is in demand throughout Assam as well as other parts of India.
As of 2001India census[GR|India] , Sualkuchi had a population of 14,129. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Sualkuchi has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 76%. In Sualkuchi, 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.
* [http://kamrup.nic.in/sualkuchi.htm Official website of Sualkuchi]
* [http://www.exploreruralindia.org/sitenvillages/Sualkuchi/overview.asp?atpSltState=Assam&atpSltVillage=Sualkuchi Sualkuchi]
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