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Tinsukia is a small town in the Indian state of Assam, the administrative headquarters of the Tinsukia district and the municipal board. It is also a major regional trading center of the state of Assam. It is located 486 km north-east of Assam's capital Guwahati and 84 km from the border of Arunachal Pradesh. Known as the commercial capital of Assam, the city is inhabited by Assamese and other languages, especially Hindi-speaking, Bengali, Nepali, and Sikh people. The city is taking the form of a modern city with the construction of many new malls and buildings.
Tinsukia is an industrial and commercial center with a high reputation for agricultural products such as tea, oranges, ginger, and paddy, as well as numerous enterprises. Tinsukia has the largest railway junction of Assam and connects the district to many important sites in the country.


The city of Tinsukia is located at 24 ° 30 ' U 95 ° 22 ' P / / 26.5 ° N 95.37 ° P . The city is situated at an average elevation of 117 meters (360 ft).


In ancient times Tinsukia was known as Bengmara and originally it was known as Changmai Pathar. It was the capital of the kingdom of Matka, which was founded by Swargadeva Sarvanand Singha. Swargadev Sarvanand Singha, also known as Mazara, was known as a qualified administrator. He adopted the name Sarvanand Singha after becoming king.

According to the instructions of Sarbananda Singha, his minister Gopinath Barbaruwa alias Godha Barbaruva built a pond in a triangular shape known as Tinconia Pukhuri. When the Dibru-Saadia railway line was laid in 18, a station was built near this pond which was called Tinsukia station. Later this city came to be known by the name of Tinsukia.
The Matka dynasty has a distinct place in the history of Assam during the later part of the 16th century and the early part of the 19th century. The Matak people, for the first time in the history of Assam, initiated a social, political movement known as the K Mamaria Rebellion. With this rebellion, he shook the mighty Ahom kingdom and changed the history of Assam.

A large part of the present Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts was identified as the "Bengmara country of the Momaria tribe" with its capital at Bengmara, according to a map prepared by Captain Hamilton Vecht in 1761. Bengmara later gained popularity under the name "Saumur ka Matak Desh". Swargadev Sarvanand Singha was the first king of Matka kingdom. The Singha established his capital at Rangagoda, situated on the banks of the Guhijan River. In 1891 AD he shifted his capital to Bengmara.


Tinsukia is a city connected by air, national highway, and railway. It is 4 km by road from the state capital of Guwahati, Assam. The nearest airport is at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh, about 40 km from Tinsukia. From here, daily and weekly air travel is available to the capitals of Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata and North Eastern states.

The city of Tinsukia is very well connected by railway. It comes under the North Eastern Frontier Railway of Indian Railways. The city has two railway stations - New Tinsukia Junction and the other is Tinsukia Junction. Most of the trains depart from New Tinsukia station. New Tinsukia railway station runs many important trains like - Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express, Brahmaputra Mail, Kamrup Express, Kamakhya Express, Chennai Express, Ledo Inter City Express, etc.

The number 37 National Highway passes through Tinsukia and is connected to other National Highways like Number 37 National Highway and 52 Number National Highway. The number 37 connects National Highway Tinsukia to other cities of the state like Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Naugaon, Guwahati, etc. Deluxe settlements continue for these cities both day and night. Buses, private buses, wingers and small vehicles operated by the Assam State Transport Corporation ply regularly to Arunachal Pradesh and various places in the state. Auto rickshaws, trackers, rickshaws, etc. are the basic means of local transport.


Based on the census of India in 2011, Tinsukia has a population of 1,25,218. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 75%.  Tinsukia has an average literacy rate of 80.15%, higher than the national average of 6.8%. The male literacy rate is 6.79% and female literacy is 43.57%.


Shiva Dham: Shiva Dham is a large temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, with a large pond situated within its premises. Located 2.5 km from Tinsukia, on the banks of the 34th number highway, this temple is a center of attraction for people during Shivratri.

Railway Heritage Park: Located in the courtyard of the New Tinsukia Railway Junction, this park is a major attraction of Tinsukia. The park has a museum that displays diverse collections of 19th century and railway explorers. Tinsukia is only the third city after Delhi and Kolkata to have such a museum. The park displayed such things as Britain-made small line steam locomotives, railway wheels used by the US Army during World War II, and small gauge boxes made in 189 to transport coal from Tipong Colliery. is. There are toy-trains for the entertainment of the people and many means of children's play and entertainment.
Naupukhuri Park: Naupukhuri is a group of nine ponds located in the southeastern region of Tinsukia. It is a historical place built during the period of King Sarbananda Singha. It is also called Marut Nandan Kanan. There is a beautiful garden here and there are many means of children's play and entertainment.


  • Hotel Highway, Near Railway Flyover, A.T. road
  • Hotel Ballerina, Prakash Bazaar, A.T. road
  • Hotel Center Point, Super Market, GNB road
  • Hotel President, Near Railway Station
  • Hotel Madras, Daily Bazaar, GNB road
  • Hotel Ritz, Rangagada Road
  • Hotel Royal Highness, GNB road
  • Padmini Resort, Rangagada Road 
  • Hotel Aroma Residency, Rangagada Road
  • Hotel East International, Chirwapatti
  • Hotel Jyoti, Rangagada Road
  • Hotel Mid Town, AT road


  • Popular Gopinath Bardalai Civil Hospital, Bardalainagar
  • City Hospital & Research Center, GNB road
  • Lifeline Hospital, GNB road
  • Jeevan Jyoti Hospital, Parbatiya
  • Aditya Hospital and Diagnosis, Rangagara Road
  • Pinewood Hospital, Subchani Road
  • Day's Nursing Home, Tamlubari
  • Apollo Clinic, Rangagada Road
  • Swastik Nursing Home


  • Vishal Mega Mart
  • Rangghar Complex
  • Daily market
  • Supermarket
  • ATC The mall
  • TDA The plaza


  • Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya
  • Senairam Higher Secondary School 
  • A New High School
  • Guru Tegh Bahadur Academy
  • Our ABC Academy, Bargudi Court
  • St. Stephen's 'High School'
  • Bhagwat Vidya Mandir High School
  • Don Bosco High School
  • Hindi English High School
  • Holy Child Girls / Boys High School
  • Babies Nursery School
  • Buds Nursery School
  • Budding Buds Senior Secondary School
  • Hindustani School
  • Pinewood School
  • Bimala Prasad Chaliha Municipal School
  • Adarsh ​​Primary School
  • Public girls school
  • Sarvajanin Hindi Girls School
  • Somarajyoti School
  • Bengali Girls High School
  • Railway High School
  • Tinsukia Bangla Vidyalaya (HS)
  • Bargudi High School
  • Tinsukia English Academy
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Tinsukia Railway High School


  • Tinsukia College
  • Women's College
  • GS Lohia Girls College
  • Tinsukia Law College
  • Tinsukia Commerce College 
  • CT College



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