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Online information of Sonitpur District of Assam


Posted Date: 08-May-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Districts of Assam    
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In this article, I will explain the online information and about the tourist places of Sonitpur district of Assam. It is one of the popular district of Assam. If you ever come to this district never forget to take the joy of it. Read the full article to know more about the Sonitpur district of Assam.



About Sonitpur District of Assam


Sonitpur is one of the best district of Assam. This district is more important because is the administrative district of Assam. The headquarter of Sonitpur lacated in Tezpur town of Assam. The two cities are known as the "City of Blood". The name is so because of there is a very old story about it. This story was a romantic story of Usha who was the daughter of Banasura, the king of Asura and Anirudha who was the grandson of Lord Krishna. When the asura king got the information that Anirudha was the grandson of Lord Krishna who is the enemy of him then he imprisoned Aniruddha. Then to save his grandson Lord Krishna came to Banasura and there was a big fight took place between them and the whole city was drenched in human blood. The city was the district Sonitpur. So sonitpur is called as the "City of Blood". This district is located on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra. It is surrounded by some major districts, such as: Morigaon, Nagaon, Jorhat and Golaghat of Assam. This district is the second largest district of Assam due to its total land area is very big in comparison with other districts of Assam.

Important information of Sonitpur District of Assam

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  • Area of Sonitpur district of Assam: 5324 sq. km
  • Latitude of Sonitpur district of Assam: 26° 30'N and 27° 01'N
  • Longitude of Sonitpur district of Assam: 92° 16'E and 93° 43'E
  • Altitude of Sonitpur district of Assam: About 21 Meter above sea level
  • Population of Sonitpur district of Assam: About 16,77,874 according to population counting in the year 2001
  • Population density of Sonitpur district of Assam: About 315 per sq. km
  • Literacy Rate of Sonitpur district of Assam: 50.79%
  • No. Of Sub-Division of Sonitpur district of Assam: 3
  • No. Of Tehsil of Sonitpur district of Assam: 7
  • No. Of Blocks of Sonitpur district of Assam: 14
  • No. Of Villages of Sonitpur district of Assam: 1615
  • Average Temperature of Sonitpur district of Assam: Max.: 29 °C; Min.: 16 °C
  • Postal Code of Sonitpur Head Post Office of Assam: 784001
  • STD Code of Sonitpur district of Assam: 03712
  • Great Writers of Sonitpur district of Assam
      Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala
      Kalaguru Bishnu Prasad Rava
      Natasurya Phani Sarma
      Lakhidhar Sarma
      Agnikavi Kamalakanta Bhattacharjee
      Ananda Chandra Agarwala
      Padmanath Gohain Baruah
      Dandinath Kalita

  • School, College and Universities of Sonitpur district of Assam
    There are many Schools, Colleges and Universities are present in Sonitpur district of Assam. I have given the list of Schools and Colleges of Sonitpur district of Assam below.


  • Main Festivals Celebrated in Sonitpur district of Assam

  • Best Theaters in Sonitpur district of Assamtea garden

  • Best Clubs of Sonitpur district of Assam

  • Best Tourist Spots of Sonitpur district of Assam
      Chitralekha Udyan (Cole Park)
      Agnigarh
      Padum Pukhuri
      District Museum at Dak Bungalow
      Ouguri hill
      Trimurty Udyan
      The Hazara Pukhuri
      Bamuni Hills
      Da Parbatia
      Mahabhairab Temple
      Haleswar
      Rudrapada Temple
      Nine lines Inscription of Harjjar Varma
      Bhairabi Devalaya
      Bhomoraguri


    Where to Stay in Sonitpur district of Assam


    There are many hotels and lodges are available in Sonitpur district of Assam. There are also one tourist lodge is available there. The hotels of Sonitpur district of Assam give all types of modern facilities. The Hotel and Lodges of Sonitpur district of Assam are:
    • Tourist Lodge
    • Hotel Luit
    • Hotel Parijat
    • Hotel Durba
    • Hotel Basant
    • Hotel Meghdoot
    • Hotel Blue Star
    • Hotel Frontier
    • Hotel Rest House,
    • Hotel Himalaya
    • Central Lodge
    • Hotel Kanyapur
    • Hotel Madhuban
    • Hotel Indrapuri


    Other Attractions of Sonitpur district of Assam

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    There are many tourist attractions are there in Sonitpur district of Assam. You can travel these tourist places and enjoy the tourist attractions of this district. the best tourist places of Sonitpur district of Assam are:
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