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Sibsagar

Dernier ajout : 30 juin 2008.

  • Sisbagar : introduction

    30 juin 2008, par F. Jacquesson
    The name Sibsagar means the ocean sâgar of Shiva Sib. The modern city is close to two successive capital cities of the Ahom kingdom. Here is a satellite view of the city surroundings. We can see : - the road coming from the Brahmaputra river, a small part of which can be seen on the left, - the meandering Dikhu river flowing east to west into the Brahmaputra, - the numerous artificial ponds, pukhuri in Assamese, dug by the Ahom kings people ; - this is a winter (...)

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