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Districts in Assam

Known as the land of the red river and blue hills, Assam is one of the seven states of Northeast India. Assam is the gateway to the Northeast. The capital of this beautiful state is Dispur. The state of Assam is known for its breath-taking natural beauty. Its beauty lies in its beautiful landscapes, monuments, national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and temples which have existed in the state since ages. Assam is also the home to diverse cultural groups.

Assam in India

There are 33 districts in Assam. A district of Assam is headed by a Deputy Commissioner who is over all in-charge of the administration in that particular district. He has to perform triple functions as he holds three positions: at once he is the Deputy Commissioner, the district Magistrate and the Collector. As a Deputy Commissioner he is the executive head of the district with multifarious responsibilities. As the District Magistrate he is responsible for maintaining the law and order situation in the district. As the Collector he is the Chief Revenue Officer of the district, responsible for revenue collection and recovery. The Police administration in the district is under the control of Superintendent of Police (SP). To decentralize the authority in administrative set up a district is divided into one or more subdivisions, further divided into tehsils and blocks. The districts of Assam are the following:

  1. Baksa
  2. Barpeta
  3. Biswanath
  4. Bongaigaon
  5. Cachar
  6. Charaideo
  7. Chirang
  8. Darrang
  9. Dhemaji
  10. Dhubri
  11. Dibrugarh
  12. Dima-Hasao
  13. Goalpara
  14. Golaghat
  15. Hojai
  16. Hailakandi
  17. Jorhat
  18. Kamrup (Rural)
  19. Kamrup- Metropolitan
  20. Karbi-Anglong
  21. Karimganj
  22. Kokrajhar
  23. Lakhimpur
  24. Morigaon
  25. Majuli
  26. Nagaon
  27. Nalbari
  28. Sivsagar
  29. South Salmara Mankachar
  30. Sonitpur
  31. Tinsukia
  32. Udalguri
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Baksa District

Baksa district is located in the north-western part of Assam with the district headquarter at Mushalpur.
Baksa district was carved out from a part of Nalbari, Barpeta, Kamrup and a small portion of Darrang district. The district shares its international boundary with Bhutan. Baksa is predominantly inhabited by the Bodo people.

Baksa

Facts and figures of Baksa:

Area: 2400 Sq. km
Latitude: 27 degree 19 N
Longitude: 90 degree 12 E
Population (2011): 9, 53, 773
Male: 4,84,823
Female: 4, 68, 948
Population density: 475 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 967
Literacy Rate: 70.53%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Blocks: 5
No. of Towns: 2
No. of Villages: 687
Average rainfall: 1900 mm
Postal Code: 783385
STD Code: 03624

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Baksa
Ph: 03624-234524 (O), 03624-221574 (R)
Mob: 73990-01571
Fax: 03624-234556
Email: dc-baksa@nic.in

Barpeta district

Barpeta district is an administrative district of Assam and was carved out of erstwhile Kamrup district on July 1983. The district gets its name from the head-quarter town of Barpeta. Barpeta is a district of lower Assam and is bounded by Bhutan in the north, Nalbari district in the east, Kamrup and Goalpara district in the south and Bongaigaon district in the west.


Barpeta

Barpeta Facts and Figures:

Year of formation: 1985
Area: 3245 Sq. Km
Latitude: 26°5'- 26°49' North
Longitude: 90°39'- 91°17' East
Population (2001): 1642420
Male: 846106
Female: 796314
Population density: 506 Per Sq. Km
Sex Ratio: 941
Literacy Rate : 61.65%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. Of Tehsil: 9
No. Of Blocks: 12
No. Of Villages : 1086
Postal Code: 781301
STD Code: 03665

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Barpeta
phone: 94350-43004

Bongaigaon district

Bongaigaon is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Bongaigaon town. The district is situated in western part of Assam on the north bank of mighty river Brahamaputra. It was carved out from Goalpara and Kokrajhar district in the year 1989.

Bongaigaon

Bongaigaon Facts and Figures:
Date of formation: 29th September, 1989
Area: 2510 sq. km
Latitude : 26°28' to 26° 54' North
Longitude: 89° to 90°96' East
Population (2001): 9, 06,315
Male : 4, 65,970
Female: 4, 40,345
Population density: 361 per sq. km
Literacy Rate: 60.26%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. Of Tehsil: 5
No. Of Blocks: 7
No. of Towns: 3
No. Of Villages: 250 cm to 350 cm
Temperature: Min: 130 C, Max: 32 0C
Postal Code : 783380
STD Code: 03664

Administration head
Telephone: (03664) 230889(O), (03664) 230891(R)
Fax : (03664) 231338(O), (03664)230490(R)
 E-Mail: dc-bongaigaon@assam.nic.in

Cachar district

The district of Cachar is an administrative district located in the southernmost part of Assam and is one of the oldest districts of the state. It is bounded on the northern side by the Barali and Jayantia hill ranges, on the south by the State of Mizoram, on the east by sister districts Hailakandi and Karimganj. The district headquarters are located at Silchar.

Cachar

Cachar Facts and Figures:

Area: 3,786 Sq. Km
Latitude: 24° 22' N and 25° 8' N
Longitude: 92° 24' E and 93° 15' E
Population (2001) : 14, 42,141
Male: 7, 41,580
Female: 7, 00,561
Population density: 321 per sq. km
Literacy Rate: 68.42%
No. Of Sub- Division: 2
No. Of Tehsil: 5
No. Of Blocks: 15
No. of Towns: 2
No. Of Villages: 895
Average rainfall : 3139 mm
Postal Code(Silchar HO): 788001
STD Code: 03842

Chirang district

Chirang district is one of the four districts of Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) under the Govt. of Assam.

Chirang
Chirang Facts and figures:

Area: 1169 Sq. km
Latitude: 27 degree 19 N
Longitude: 90 degree 12 E
Population (2001): 4, 81, 818
Male: 2,44, 673
Female: 2, 37, 143
Population density: 244 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 969
Literacy Rate: 55.28%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Blocks: 6
No. of Towns : 2
No. of Villages: 26
Average rainfall: 1900 mm
Postal Code: 783385
STD Code : 03664

Administration head

Deputy Commissioner
Phone: 03664-241992, 03664-241103, 9864055550

Darrang district

Darrang is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Mangaldai town. The district is located in the central part of Assam surrounded by the state of Arunachal Pradesh and the country of Bhutan in the North. The river Brahmaputra flows in the South side of the district. The districts of Sonitpur and Kamrup are located in the East and West directions respectively.


Darrang
Darrang Facts and Figures:

Area:3481 sq. km
Latitude: 20° 9´N to 26° 95´N
Longitude: 91°45´ E to 92°22´ E
Population: 12, 98,860
Male: 6, 70,244
Female: 6, 28,616
Population density: 345 per sq. km
Literacy Rate: 2%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. Of Tehsil: 9
No. Of Blocks: 11
No. Of Villages: 1325
Average rainfall: 2120 mm
Temperature: Max.: 30°C; Min.: 10°C
Postal Code(Mangaldai): 784125
STD Code: 03621

Administration head
DC, DARRANG
Phpne: 03713 222135
mail: dcdarrang@gmail.com

Dhemaji District

Dhemaji District is an administrative district of Assam situated in the remote corner of North East India on the north bank of river Brahmaputra. The borders of the district are defined by hilly ranges of Arunachal Pradesh in the North and the East, Lakhimpur district in the West and the river Brahmaputra in the South.

Dhemaji

Dhemaji Facts and Figures:
Date of formation: 01.08.1989
Area: 3237 Sq. Km
Latitude: 27°05' 27'' N and 27°57' 16'' N
Longitude: 94°12' 18'' E and 95°41' 32'' E
Altitude: 104 Meter above sea level
Population (2001): 571944
Male: 294643
Female:    277301
Population density: 176 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 936
Literacy Rate: 41.69%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. Of Tehsil : 4
No. Of Blocks: 5
No. Of Villages: 1315
Average rainfall: 2600 to 3200 mm
Temperature: Max.: 39.9 0C; Min.: 5 0C
Postal Code(Dhemaji): 787057
STD Code : 03753

Administration head
ACS Deputy Commissioner

Dhubri district

Dhubri district is an administrative district and is the gateway to western Assam. It is bounded both by inter-state and international border. The state of West Bengal and the country of Bangladesh is located to the west of Dhubri district, Goalpara and Bogaigaon district of Assam and Garo Hills district of Meghalaya in the east, Kokrajhar district in the north, Bangladesh and state of Meghalaya in the south. The headquarters are located at Dhubri town.

Dhubri

Dhubri Facts and Figures:

Area: 2,838 sq. km
Latitude: 26° 22 to 25°28 N
Longitude: 89°42 to 90°12 E
Population (2001): 16, 37, 344
Male: 8, 41,044
Female: 7, 96,300
Population density: 584 per sq. km
Sex Ratio : 947
Literacy Rate: 48.2%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. Of Tehsil : 7
No. of Sub-Tehsil: 2
No. Of Blocks: 14
No. of Towns : 4
No. Of Villages: 1360
Postal Code: 783301
STD Code : 03662

Administration head

Deputy Commissioner, Dhubri
Telephone: (03662) 230050, (03662) 230419
Fax: (03662) 230019 (Office)
E - Mail: dc-dhubri@nic.in

Dibrugarh district

Dibrugarh district is an administrative district and is situated in the eastern part of Assam with the district headquarters at Dibrugarh town. It is surrounded by Dhemaji district and a part of Lakhimpur district in the north, part of Sivasagar district and state of Arunachal Pradesh in the south, Tinsukia district in the East and Sivasagar district in the West. The Brahmaputra River flows in the north side of the district.

Dibrugarh

Dibrugarh Facts & Figures

Area: 3381 sq. km
Forest Land: 217941.648 Hectares
Latitude: 27°5' 38'' N to 27° 42' 30'' N
Longitude: 94° 33' 46'' E to 95° 29'8'' E
Population (2001): 1185072
Male: 613555
Female: 571517
Literacy Rate: 58.91%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. Of Blocks: 7
No. of Towns : 3
No. Of Villages: 1362
Average rainfall: 2500 mm
Temperature: Max.: 29°C; Min.: 10°C
Postal Code: 786001
STD Code: 0373

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner
Contact: 2316034, 2313800

Dima Hasao District

Dima Hasao District, formerly known as North Cachar Hills District, is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located in Haflong town. The district is located in the southern part of Assam and is bounded by Nagaland and  Manipur state in the east, Cachar district of Assam in the south, Meghalaya state and the part of Karbi-Anglong district in the west & another part of Karbi-Anglong and Nagaon district in the north. According to the 2011 census, it is the least populous district of Assam.

Dima 

Hasao

Dima Hasao Facts and figures:
Area: 4890 Sq. km
Forest Land: 63777.410 Hectare
Latitude: 25° 3 and 25° 47 N
Longitude: 92°37 and 93°17 E
Population (2011): 213, 529
Male: 102, 963
Female: 87290
Population density: 44 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 931
Literacy Rate: 78.99%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Blocks: 5
No. of Towns : 4
No. of Villages: 552
Average rainfall: 1572.2 mm
Temperature: Max.: 30 0C; Min.: 10 0C
Postal Code(Haflong): 788819
STD Code : 03673

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner
mail: barun.bhuyan@nic.in    
phone: 03673 - 236222 (O)

Goalpara district

Goalpara district is one of the few hilly districts of the state of Assam. It is an administrative district with the headquarters located at Goalpara town. The district is bounded by Barpeta district in the north, Meghalaya state in the south, Dhubri in the west and Dispur on the east. The mighty river Brahmaputra flows from east to west on the northern boundary of the district and the main tributaries are River Dudhnoi, Krishnai, Jinjiram and Jinary. Goalpara district has many worth visiting sites to explore.

Goalpara


Goalpara Facts and Figures:

Year of formation: 1983
Area: 1911 sq. km
Latitude: 25.53 and 26.30 N
Longitude: 90.07and 91.05 E
Population (2001): 8, 22,306
Male: 4, 20,707
Female: 4, 01,599
Population density: 451 per sq. km
Literacy Rate: 58.56%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. of Tehsil: 5
No. Of Blocks: 8
No. of Towns: 2
No. Of Villages: 834
Average rainfall: 2424.01 mm
Temperature: Max.: 33°C; Min.: 7°C
Postal Code: 783101
STD Code: 03663

Administration head

DC
03663 240028

Golaghat district

Golaghat is an administrative district of Assam with headquarters located at Golaghat town. The district is bounded by the river Brahmaputra on the northern side, by the state of Nagaland on the south; the district Jorhat on the East and Karbi Anglong and Nagaon district of Assam on the west.

Golaghat
Golaghat Facts and Figures:

Date of formation: 15th of August 1987
Area: 3,502 sq. km
Forest Land: 1,036.27 sq. km
Latitude: 25° 50' North to 26°47' North
Longitude: 93°16' East to 94°10' East
Population (2001): 945781
Male: 490370
Female: 455411
Sex Ratio: 929
Literacy Rate: 70.36%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 6
No. Of Blocks: 8
No. of Towns : 5
No. Of Villages: 1081
Average rainfall: 1300 mm
Temperature: Max.: 38 0C; Min.: 10 0C
Postal Code: 785621
STD Code : 03774

Administration head
DC, Golaghat
280222(O)/9435301653(M)
website: dc-golaghat@nic.in/ dcgolaghat@yahoo.co.in

Hailakandi district

Hailakandi is an administrative district of Assam situated in the southernmost corner of the state. The headquarter town is Hailakandi itself. The district is bounded by River Barak and Cachar district in the northern and eastern side respectively, Mizoram in the south and east and Karimganj district in the west. The inter-state border with Mizoram is stretched over 76 km in the south east.

Hailakandi


Hailakandi Facts and Figures:
Date of formation: 1st October 1989
Area: 1326.10 sq. km
Forest Land: 74115 Ha
Latitude: 24°40'53" N
Longitude: 92°33'38" E
Population (2001): 542978
Male: 280513
Female: 262359
Population density: 409 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 933
Literacy Rate: 59.84%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. of Tehsil: 4
No. of Towns: 2
No. Of Villages: 388
Average rainfall: 2873.078 mm
Temperature: Max.: 34 0C; Min.: 6 0C
Postal Code: 788151
STD Code: 03844

Administration head
Shamsher Singh
Deputy Commissioner
phone: 222251, 222204, 435036314
mail: dc-hailakandi@nic.in

Jorhat district

Jorhat, an important administrative district of Assam, is located in the central part of Brahmaputra Valley. The district is bounded by Lakhimpur district on north, the Nagaland state on the south, Sibsagar on the east and Golaghat on the west. On the North of the district, the river Brahmaputra forms the largest riverine island of the world, Majuli. The administrative seat is located at Jorhat town.

Jorhat

Jorhat Facts and figures:
Area: 2851 sq. km
Latitude: 26 degree 46 N
Longitude: 96 degree 16 E
Population (2001): 1,009,197
Male: 530,240
Female: 478,957
Population density: 354 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 913
Literacy Rate: 68.31%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 6
No. of Blocks: 8
No. of Towns : 1
No. Of Villages: 815
Average rainfall: 2029 mm
Postal Code: 785001
STD Code: 0376

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner's Office
Jorhat, Assam, India.
PIN - 785001
Phone Numbers: 0376-2320020; 2320377
Fax - 0376 - 2320073
Email : dc-jorhat@nic.in

Kamrup district

Kamrup is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Guwahati city. The greater parts of the district consist of wide plains, through the lower portion of which the river Brahmaputra flows a steady course from east to west. The district is bounded by Udalguri and Baska District in the north, the state of  Meghalaya in the south, Darrang District and Kamrup Metropolitan District in the east and Goalpara District and Nalbari District in the west.

Kamrup


Kamrup Facts and Figures:
Area: 4345 sq. km
Forest Land: 1, 16,694 Hectare
Latitude: 25°46 and 26°49 North
Longitude: 90°48 & 91°50 East
Population (2011): 1, 517, 202
Male: 779, 608
Female: 737, 594
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Blocks: 15
No. Of Villages : 991
Average rainfall: 1500 to 2600 mm
Temperature: Max.: 38.5°C; Min.: 7°C
Postal Code (Guwahati HO): 781001

Administration head
Dr.J. Balaji
Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup District
Telephone : (0361) 2684404(O)
Fax Nos : (0361) 2684412
E - Mail : dc-kamrup@nic.in

Kamrup Metropolitan district

The Kamrup Metropolitan district is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Guwahati city. The district is bounded by Darrang and Kamrup districts in the north, the state of Meghalaya  and Kamrup district in the south, the Marigaon district in the east and Kamrup district in the west. The district was created on 3rd February 2003 by bifurcation of the old Kamrup district. The headquarters of the district is in Guwahati city. The Kamrup Metropolitan district connects the other six north eastern states with the rest of India.

Kamrup-Metropolitan


Kamrup Metropolitan Facts and figures:

Area: 1527 Sq. km
Latitude: 25°43 and 26°51 North
Longitude: 90°36 & 92°12 East
Population (2001): 1, 260, 419
Male: 13, 27, 717
Female: 11, 87, 313
Population density: 210 inhabitants per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 922 females for every 100 males
Literacy Rate: 88.66%
No. Of Sub-Division: 22
No. of Blocks: 4
No. of Villages: 331
Average rainfall: 1500 to 2600 mm
Postal Code: 781001
STD Code: 0361 (Guwahati)

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Kamrup Metro District,
Guwahati.

Karbi Anglong district

Karbi Anglong is an administrative district of Assam situated in the central part of the state with the headquarters at Diphu. The district is bounded by Golaghat district in the east, Meghalaya and Marigaon district in the west, Nagaon and Golaghat district in the north and Dima Hasao district and Nagaland state in the south. The district enjoys autonomy under the provision of Sixth Schedule of the Indian Constitution. It is the largest district of Assam in terms of area.

Karbi Anglong


Karbi Anglong Facts and figures

Date of formation: 14th October, 1976
Area: 10,434 sq. km
Forest Land: 4,922.019 sq. km
Latitude: 25°33' to 26°35’ N
Longitude: 92°10’ to 93°50’ E
Population (2001): 8, 13,311
Male: 4, 22,250
Female: 3, 91,061
Population density: 78 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 922
Literacy Rate: 47.04 %
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 4
No. of Blocks: 11
No. Of Villages: 2633
Average rainfall: 2416 mm
Temperature: Max.: 32°C; Min.: 6°C
Postal Code: 782460
STD Code: 03671 (Diphu)

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner
phone: 03671-272257 (O), 272255(R)
mail: dc-kanglong@nic.in

Karimganj district

Karimganj is an administrative district of Assam located in the southern tip of the state. The administrative seat is situated at Karimganj town. Together with two other neighboring districts Cachar and Hailakandi, it constitutes the Barak Valley zone in Southern Assam. The district is bounded on the North by Bangladesh and Cachar district; on the South by Mizoram and Tripura states, on the West by Bangladesh and Tripura and on the East by Hailakandi district.

Karimganj Facts and Figures:

Date of formation: 1st of July, 1983
Area: 1,809 sq. km
Forest Land: 54,504 Ha
Latitude: 24°15' - 25°55' North
Longitude: 92°15' - 92°35' East
Population (2001): 10, 07,976
Male: 517,680
Female: 490,296
Sex Ratio: 947
Literacy Rate: 66.2%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. of Tehsil: 5
No. of Blocks: 7
No. of Towns : 3
No. Of Villages: 1130
Postal Code (Karimganj Bazaar):    788711
STD Code: 03843

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Karimganj
phone: 98640-16504
03843-262345 (o) 03843-260271,03843-264150(Fax)
Email:dc-karimganj@assam.nic.in

Kokrajhar district

Kokrajhar district is an administrative district located on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra that divides the state of Assam into two, identified as north and south banks. The district is bounded on the north by the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, by Dhubri district on the south, Bongaigaon district on the east and the Indian state of West Bengal on the west. Kokrajhar is described as the gateway to the northeastern region of India. Kokrajhar is also the headquarters of the Bodoland Autonomous Council which was created in 1993.

Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar Facts and Figures

Date of formation: 1st of July, 1983
Area: 3,169.22 sq. km
Latitude: 26°19" N to 26°54" N
Longitude: 89°46' E to 90°38' E
Population (2001): 9, 30,404
Male: 478242
Female: 452162
Population Density: 294 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 945
Literacy Rate: 64.28%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
Postal Code : 783370
STD Code: 03661

Lakhimpur district

Lakhimpur is an administrative district of Assam situated in the north-eastern corner of the state with its headquarters located at North Lakhimpur. The district is bounded on the north by Siang and Papumpare District of Arunachal Pradesh and on the east by Dhemaji District and Subansiri River. The Majuli Sub Division of Jorhat District stands on the southern side and Gahpur sub division of Sonitpur District is on the West.

Lakhimpur


Lakhimpur Facts and figures:

Area: 2977 sq. km
Latitude: 26°48’ and 27°53’ N
Longitude: 93°42’ and 94°20’ E
Population (2001): 889,325
Male: 455,689
Female: 433,636
Population Density: 391 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 952
Literacy Rate: 65.59%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Tehsil : 7
No. of Blocks: 9
No. of Towns : 3
No. of Villages: 1185
Postal Code (North Lakhimpur): 787001
STD Code : 03752

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner
mail: dc-lakhimpur@nic.in
a-lakhim@nic.in


Morigaon district

The district of Morigaon is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Morigaon town. The district is bounded by the mighty river Brahmaputra on the north, Karbi Anglong district on the South, Nagaon district on the East and Kamrup district on the west. The mighty Brahmaputra flows along with the northern boundary of the district.

Morigaon

Morigaon Facts and figures

Date of formation: 14-10-1989
Area: 1450.02 sq. km
Latitude: 26.15 and 26.5 N
Longitude: 92 to 95.5 E
Population (2001): 775874
Male: 398930
Female: 376944
Population Density: 455 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 945
Literacy Rate: 48.39%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. of Tehsil: 5
No. of Blocks: 5
No. of Villages: 790
Average rainfall: 1597.48 mm
Postal Code: 782105
STD Code : 03678

Administration head
Morigaon, Assam, India.
PIN - 782105
Phone: Office - 0367-8240225
Fax : 0367 - 8240308
e-mail :deputycommissionermorigaon@gmail.com

Nagaon district

Nagaon is a centrally located administrative district of Assam with headquarters at Nagaon town. It is one of the largest districts of Assam. The district consists of fertile alluvial plains and thickly forested hills. The district is bounded by Sonitpur district and the Brahmaputra River in the North, Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao District in the South, Karbi Anglong and Golaghat district in the East.

Nagaon

Nagaon Facts and figures

Area: 3,831 Sq Km
Forest Land: 90,342 hectare
Latitude: 25°45' to 26°45' North
Longitude: 92° 33' -6" East
Population (2001): 1893171
Male: 981379
Female: 911792
Population Density: 604 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 911
Literacy Rate (1991): 54.74%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Tehsil : 10
No. of Blocks: 18
No. of Villages:    1375
Average rainfall: 1745.1 mm
Temperature: Max.: 35 0C; Min.: 10 0C
STD Code: 03672

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Nagaon.
Phone -03672-233185 (Office)
-03672-233193, -03672-233202 (residence)
-03672-233222 (FAX)
dc-nagaon@nic.in

Nalbari district

Nalbari is an administrative district of Assam with its headquarters at Nalbari town. It is situated between two districts – Kamrup and Barpeta District. Nalbari was a subdivision of the erstwhile Kamrup District. It was made a separate district of Assam on 14th August, 1985. The northern side of the district is bounded by the Indo- Bhutan International boundary and the southern side by the mighty Brahmaputra. The Darrang and the Kamrup District are located in the east and the Barpeta District is in the west.

Nalbari



Nalbari Facts and figures

Date of formation: 14th August, 1985
Area: 2257 sq. km
Latitude: 26°N and 27° N
Longitude: 91° E and 97°E
Population (2001): 1138184
Male: 592375
Female: 545809
Literacy Rate: 68.08%
No. Of Sub-Division: 1
No. of Tehsil : 11
No. of Blocks: 12
No. of Towns : 2
No. of Villages:827
Average rainfall: 1500 mm
Postal Code: 781335
STD Code: 03624

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner     
phone: 03624-220496

Sivasagar district

Sivasagar or Sibsagar is an administrative district of Assam with headquarters at Sibsagar town. The district shares common boundaries with Dibrugarh district on the east, Jorhat district on the west, river Brahmaputra on the North and Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh states on the south.

Sibsagar

The town formerly known as Rangpur was a historic city of Assam and was the capital of the mighty Ahom kingdom. The most remarkable landscape that exists in the town is the 200 year old Sibsagar tank. Modern Sibsagar is a fast developing urban settlement. Sibsagar district is one of the leading tea and oil producing centers in Assam.

Sibsagar Facts and Figures:

Area: 2668 sq. km
Latitude: 21°45 and 27°15 N
Longitude: 94°25 and 95°25 E
Altitude: 86.6 meters
Population (2001): 1051736
Male: 545476
Female: 506260
Population density: 394 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 928
Literacy Rate: 75.33%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 6
No. of Blocks: 9
No. of Villages: 881
Postal Code: 785640
STD Code: 03772

Administration head
D.C. Sivasagar
phone: 222137 (O), 222138 (R)

Sonitpur district

Sonitpur is an important administrative district of Assam with its headquarters located at Tezpur town. Both the names – Sonitpur and Tezpur are refereed to as “city of blood”. Sonitpur district is spread on northern bank of the river Brahmaputra. It is bounded by the state of Arunachal Pradesh towards north, Morigaon, Nagaon, Jorhat and Golaghat districts of Assam towards south, Lakhimpur district in the east and Darrang district in the west. In terms of area Sonitpur is the second largest district of Assam after Karbi Anglong district.

Sonitpur


Sonitpur Facts and figures:

Year of formation: 1983
Area: 5324 sq. km
Forest Land: 1420 sq. km
Latitude: 26° 30’N and 27° 01’N
Longitude: 92° 16’E and 93° 43’E
Population (2001): 16, 77,874
Male: 8, 64,125
Female: 8, 13,749
Population density: 315 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 942
Literacy Rate: 50.79%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 7
No. of Blocks: 14
No. of Towns: 5
No. of Villages: 1615
Temperature: Max.: 29 °C; Min.: 16 °C
Postal Code: 784001
STD Code : 03712

Administration head
Deputy Commissioner, Sonitpur
Phone-03712-220011(O)/ 221601 (fax).

Tinsukia district

Tinsukia district is an administrative district of Assam. It came into existence on 1st October 1989 as a result of the bifurcation of Dibrugarh district. The district headquarters are located in Tinsukia town. The district is situated at the easternmost part of the state and is bounded by Dibrugarh and Dhemaji in the west and north-west respectively. It also makes an international border with Myanmar in the south.


Tinsukia Facts and figures:
Date of formation: 1st October'1989
Area: 3790 sq. km
Latitude: 27°23' to 27°48' N
Longitude: 95°22' to 95°38' E
Altitude: 147.83 to 148.30 Meters
Population (2001): 11, 50,146
Male: 602515
Female: 547631
Population density: 303 per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 909
Literacy Rate: 63.28%
No. Of Sub-Division: 3
No. of Tehsil: 4
No. of Blocks: 7
No. of Villages: 1162
Postal Code: 786125
STD Code: 0374

Administration head
Office of the Deputy Commissioner,
Tinsukia, Assam,
India - 786 126. Email :- pgdctsk@gmail.com
Phone :- 0374-2331572, FAX :- 0374-2333310

Udalguri district

Udalguri district is an administrative district in the state of Assam formed on 14th June, 2004. The district headquarters are located in Udalguri town. The name of the district is derived from the town itself. Udalguri is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh in the northern side, by the Sonitpur district in the east, the Darrang district in the south and the Baksa district in the west.

Udalguri


Udalguri Facts and figures:

Area: 1852Sq. km
Latitude: 25 degree 46 N
Longitude: 92 degree 95 F
Population: (2001)    7, 56, 671
Male: 3, 78, 566
Female: 3, 69, 105
Population density: 411per sq. km
Sex Ratio: 913
Literacy Rate: 66%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. of Blocks: 11
No. of Towns : 1
No. of Villages:    802
Average rainfall: 2000 mm
Postal Code: 784509
STD Code : 03711


Administration head
DC
phone: 3711-224282, 03711-224433

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