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Tinsukia () is a city and a municipal board in Tinsukia district, Assam, India.

Tinsukia is a small business city in the Indian state of Assam. It is situated north east of Guwahati and kilometres away from the border with Arunachal Pradesh. It 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 city is changing with the construction of numerous new malls and buildings. In ancient times Tinsukia was known as Bengmora. It was ruled by Sarbanada Singha, a Matak King. The present name of the place came from the Tinkunia Pukhuri (the pond with three sides) located at the heart of the city. Tinsukia is also a major railhead of Assam. Presently it houses the biggest railway junction of Assam. One can travel there either by train or by flight to Dibrugarh and then a taxi. Tinsukia acts as a link to many a towns of the north east of India. Tinsukia has the second highest urbanisation percentage in Assam i.e, 19.49% after Guwahati. <br><br><br><br>

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The Dibru Saikhowa National Park situated adjacent to the city is one of the biggest national parks of India and is considered as one of the top Biological Hotspots of India. The mighty Brahmaputra at the northern border and the Dibru river at the southern, the park is literally an island which...
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