Sualkuchi

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
leader_title =
leader_name =
altitude =
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 14,129| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
area_total =
area_telephone =
postal_code =
vehicle_code_range =
sex_ratio =
unlocode =
website = http://kamrup.nic.in/sualkuchi.htm
footnotes =

Sualkuchi is a census town in Kamrup district in 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".

ilk center

This is the textile center of Assam. Muga silk and Pat silk along with Eri silk and Endi cloth 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.

Demographics

As of 2001 India 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.

References

External links

* [http://kamrup.nic.in/sualkuchi.htm Official website of Sualkuchi]
* [http://www.exploreruralindia.org/sitenvillages/Sualkuchi/overview.asp?atpSltState=Assam&atpSltVillage=Sualkuchi Sualkuchi]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sualkuchi — Localidad de la India …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bamun Sualkuchi — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction native name = Bamun Sualkuchi | type = city | latd = | longd = state name = Assam district = Kamrup leader title = leader name = altitude = population as of = 2001 population total = 7123| population density = area… …   Wikipedia

  • Assam — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction type=state state name=Assam native name=Assam capital=Dispur latd = 26.15|longd=91.77 largest city=Guwahati abbreviation=IN AS official languages=Assamese, Bodo, Bengali (Barak Valley) legislature type=Unicameral… …   Wikipedia

  • List of India-related articles — Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to India or Indian culture include: NOTOC List of India related topics People are listed by their first names. 1231 SGM 3 STR 2002 Gujarat violence 2005 in India ( previous years ) 2004 Indian Ocean… …   Wikipedia

  • Index of India-related articles — Articles (arranged alphabetically) related to India or Indian culture include: List of India related topics Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z People are listed by their first names …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Saraighat — The Battle of Saraighat was fought in 1671 between the Mughal empire (led by the Kachwaha king, Raja Ramsingh I), and the Ahom Kingdom (led by Lachit Borphukan) on the Brahmaputra river at Saraighat, now in Guwahati. Although much weaker, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Asam Sahitya Sabha — Official Logo The Asam Sahitya Sabha (Assamese: অসম সাহিত্য সভা, Ôxôm Xahityô Xôbha or Assam Literary Society ) was founded in 1917 in Assam, India to promote the culture of Assam and Assamese literature. Presently it has about one thousand… …   Wikipedia

  • Ahom–Mughal conflicts — Ahom Mughal conflicts refer to the period between the first Mughal attack on the Ahom kingdom in 1615 and the final Battle of Itakhuli in 1682. The intervening period saw the fluctuating fortunes of both powers and the end of the rule of Koch… …   Wikipedia

  • Suramphaa — (reign 1751 1769) or Rajeswar Singha, the fourth son of Rudra Singha, became the king of the Ahom kingdom after the death of his brother King Pramatta Singha. Rudra Singha s third son, Mohanmala Gohain, was considered ineligible for kingship as… …   Wikipedia

  • Culture of Assam — The culture of Assam (Assamese: অসমীয়া েলাক সংস্কৃিত) is traditionally a hybrid one, developed due to cultural assimilation of different ethno cultural groups under various politico economic systems in different periods of pre history and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.