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Online information of Dibrugarh District Assam

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This articles provides online information of demography, colleges, schools, tourist places, hospitals, major industries and other details of Dibrugarh district of Assam.

Dibrugarh district is located at Eastern part of Assam. It came in existence in 1971 when it was separated from Lakhimpur district and became a separate district of Assam. The district have head quarter at Dibrugarh town.

Dibru literally means a blister. It is the plane area of Assam. In 1950 Dibrugarh district was almost demolished and was reconstructed.

Demography of Dibrugarh district of Assam

Dibrugarh district lies in total areas of 3381 sq Km and lies at Latitude of 27°5' 38'' N to 27° 42' 30'' N and longitude of 94° 33' 46'' E to 95° 29'8'' E. Total forest land in Dibrugarh district is about 217941.648 Hectares. Population of Dibrugarh district as per census 2011 is about 1.6 crores, while sex ratio is 1000 males : 933 females. Literacy rate is 58.91%.

There is only one sub division and 7 blocks. 3 towns are present in this district and Dibrugarh town is the main one. There are total 93 Gaon panchayat and 1362 villages out of which 1306 is habitated and 56 inhabitated.

There are 7 assembly constituencies in Dibrugarh district namely Moran, Dibrugarh, Lahowal, Duliajan, Tingkhong, Chabua, and Naharrkatia.

Average rainfall at Dibrugarh is about 2500 mm and Temperature in whole year ranges between Max.: 29°C; Min.: 10°C
Postal Code of Dibrugarh 786001
STD Code of Dibrugarh 0373

Borders of Dibrugarh district

North - Dhemji district and part of Lakhimpur district
South - Sibsagar district and state Arunachal pradesh
East - Tinsukia district which was a part of Dibrugarh district at a time but later got status of separate district.
West - Sivsagar district

The Brahmaputra river of Assam flows at Northern part of Dibrugarh district.

Schools, Colleges and Universities in Dibrugarh District Assam

here are total 17 colleges and one medical college in Dibrugarh. A total of 145 high schools nurture students of Assam in Dibrugarh. THe main talent is produced by lone university the Dibrugarh University.

Get full details about Colleges of Dibrugarh and other part of Assam at Colleges in Dibrugarh

Get full details about schools of Dibrugarh at Schools in Dibrugarh

Industries and Tea gardens at Dibrugarh district, Assam

Major industries in Dibrugarh is of Oil and Tea. There are about 144 tea estates in the state. The head quarter of Oil India Ltd. is located at Duliajan, which is about 50 Km from Dibrugarh town.

Major companies at Dibrugarh are
* Oil India Limited, Duliajan
* Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited.
* Assam Gas Company Limited, Duliajan.
* Assam Petrochemicals Limited.
* Neepco Kathalguri.

How to reach Dibrugarh District Assam

By Road: The National Highway - 37 runs through the district. Bus services are available from other part of state as well as interstate buses are also there.

Rail: Dibrugarh town is the nearest Railway station.
Air: Nearest airport is Mohanbari Airport which is at a distance of about 16 km from Dibrugarh town, this is the main airport also for Upper Assam district of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Sivasagar and Arunachal Pradesh, flights from Guwahati, Kolkata, and Delhi are available here.
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