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Tinsukia is a city in the north east of India. It is 840 kilometers away from the border with Myanmar. Tinsukia is the administrative headquarters of Tinsukia District of Assam, India. Hailed as the business capital of Assam, the place has a heady mix of Assamese, Bengali and Hindi-speaking people. The name of the place comes from the Tinkunia Pukhuri (the lake with three sides) located at the heart of the town. Tinsukia is also a major railhead of Assam. It is one of the fastest developing cities of India and one can travel there either by train or by a flight to Dibrugarh and then a taxi (it is a good idea to arrange earlier as many of them charge more than the right amount). Tinsukia also acts as a link to all other cities in the north east of India. Tinsukia District is one of the twenty three districts of Assam state, India. ... Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Dibrugarh is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ...

Moreover, there have been many famous and renowned people who are from Tinsukia and right now creating benchmark in the field of Software, Marines and Finance. Gone are the days when Tinsukia was in the shadow of terrorism and insurgency but now Tinsukia is coming above all these and has created a name for itself.

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State of Assam
Assam Topics | History | Politics | People of Assam
Capital Dispur
Districts Barpeta | Bongaigaon | Cachar | Darrang | Dhubri | Dibrugarh | Dhemaji | Golaghat | Goalpara | Hailakandi | Jorhat | Karbi Anglong | Kokrajhar | Kamrup | Karimganj | Lakhimpur | Marigaon | North Cachar Hills | Nagaon | Nalbari | Sibsagar | Sonitpur | Tinsukia
Major cities BarpetaBongaigaonDhubriDibrugarhDiphuGoalparaGuwahatiJorhatKarimganjNagaonNorth LakhimpurSibsagarSilcharTezpurTinsukia

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How to Reach Destination (1774 words)
It is 140 km from Dibrugarh, 95 km from Tinsukia, 44 km from Margherita and 110 km from Miao.
It is 157 km from Dibrugarh, 112 km from Tinsukia, 62 km from Margherita, 67 km from Miao and 107 km from Changlang.
It is 139 km from Dibrugarh, 94 km from Tinsukia, 44 km from Margherita, 21 km from Miao and 89 km from Changlang.
History of Tinsukia (519 words)
The ancient name of Tinsukia was Bangmara which was orginally known as Changmai Pathar.
The city was built in the middle of the present Tinsukia City (near the Senairam H.S. School).
In the history of Assam, this Bengmara Country was later popularly known as Muttack Country of Soumar, early name of a region in the North East corner of Assam.
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