- a city in W Assam, in E India, on the Brahmaputra River.
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The residents of Gauhati are free to visit the temple, and so, alas!
Gauhati is the present capital of Assam, as Mandalay was once the capital of Burma.
The middle portion of her body fell to the earth on this hill, and consecrated forever this spot near Gauhati.
The population is entirely rural, the only town with upwards of 5000 inhabitants being Gauhati (11,661).
Gauhati suffered very severely from the earthquake of the 12th of June 1897.
- a city in NE India, in Assam on the River Brahmaputra: centre of British administration in Assam (1826–74). Pop: 808 021 (2001)
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