Tinsukia is a city and municipal board in Tinsukia district, Assam, India.Tinsukia is a regional business hub in the Indian state of Assam. It is situated 480 kilometres (298 mt) north east of Guwahati and 84 kilometres (52 mt) kilometres away from the border with Arunachal Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarter of Tinsukia District of Assam, India. Hailed as the business capital of Assam, the place has a heady mix of Assamese, and Hindi- speaking people. The city is changing with the construction of numerous new malls and buildings. Tinsukia is an industrial and commercial centre for Assam dealing in agricultural products such as Tea, oranges, ginger, citrus fruits and paddy. Tinsukia is also serves as rail-head for Assam, housing the state's largest railway junction of Assam and is a junction connecting the state and the country by Road and Rail.
Tinsukia experiences a wet tropical climate with summer, winter and monsoon forming the seasonal cycle. Summer in Tinsukia are typically during the months of March–May, and these months experience a temperature of around 31°C (max) to 24°C (min). Rain showers are common during the summer months, and humidity is normally at a peak during this season. Monsoons months in Tinsukia are the months of June–September bringing heavy rainfall. Winters seasion in Tinsukia are pleasant, and the temperature in the region during this time ranges around 24°C (max) 11°C (min). Winters in Tinsukia are during the months of October–February.
Considered as the commerce capital of Assam, the district is known for its best quality tea production, wood related products like Kitply, Merino Ply, National Ply etc. Chamber Road, situated at the centre of the town, is the traditional business hub. Besides the wood industry, businesses dealing in garments, electronics, hardware for tea industry form the commercial base of the city. The Rangagora Road and the G.N.B Road are the main shopping areas of the city. Tinsukia boasts some of the finest malls and restaurants in upper Assam. The Daily Bazaar is the city's oldest all-purpose market. It is spread over a large area and includes stalls selling clothes, shoes and cosmetics. The Daily Bazar has also a fish and meat market. The city has new upcoming shopping malls such Vishal Mega Mart, Big Bazaar and Atrium Mall. ATC Mall at G.N.B Road has a multiplex in it too.
Tinsukia is well connected by air, national highway and railway. It is only 492 km by road from Guwahati, the state capital of Assam. The nearest airport is at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh which is about 40 km from Tinsukia with daily connection with Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata. Tinsukia town is very well connected by railway. Many important trains like Rajdhani Express, Brahmaputra Mail, Kamrup Express, Inter City Express run through New Tinsukia Junction Railway Station. Local transportation is facilitated by Auto Rickshaws, Trackers, Rickshaws being the primary mode of transportation.
Places Of Interest:
The Dibru Saikhowa National Park situated adjacent to the city is a National Park of India and is considered an important Biodiversity Hotspot in India. The Brahmaputra at the northern border and the Dibru river at the southern, the park is an island which houses feral horses, endangered White-winged Wood duck, the Hoolock Gibbon among varied flora and fauna. The Shiv Dham is a big temple of Lord Shiva with a pond in the middle. The Tilinga Mandir (bell temple), located at Bordubi, about 9 kilometer from Tinsukia, is another famous Shiva temple. This temple is known for its numerous bells (tilinga) tied on the branches of a giant peepal tree by devotees whose wishes made at this temple have been fulfilled. The area also has many Tea Estates in the area.
List Of Hotels:
Hotel Mayurjyoti, A.T. Road, Tinkonia Tinsukia, Hotel Center Point, Hotel Royal Highness,GNB Road, Hotel Highway, Hotel Ballerina, Hotel KF Restaurant, Hotel Aroma Residency, Hotel Ranghar Residentia, Hotel President, Hotel Jyoti, Hotel Madras, Hotel Ritz, Padmini resort, Hotel Mim, Hotel Mayuri, Hotel Shalom, Near Renuka Cinema.
Shopping Malls, Cinema Halls And Multiplexes:
Vishal Mega Mart, Atrium Mall, ATC Mall, TDA Central Plaza, City Shopping Centre, Metro Complex, Ranghar Cinema Hall, Paradise Cinema Hall, Coronation Cinema Hall, Renuka Cinema Hall, Galleria Cinema Multiplex with 2 screens.
Some Important Places In Tinsukia:
- The Railway Heritage Museum of North East India is at Tinsukia.
- The Dibru Saikhowa National Park is a biological hotspot of India.
- The largest Railway Junction in Assam is at Tinsukia
- Asia's oldest oil-refinery, The Digboi Refinery is located a few kilometers from the city of Tinsukia at Digboi.
- The incredible Hindu Temple, The Bell Temple or Tilinga Mandir is at Tinsukia
- The start point of the historical Stilwell Road, also known as Ledo Road, is connected.