About Golaghat District:
One of the most historic place of Assam, Golaghat district had achieved the impreesion of a district with its headquarters situated at Golaghat on 15th of August, 1987. Covering an area of 3502 sq. kms. this district is situated at an altitude of 100 mt. above the sea level. The most famous Kaziranga National Park is placed in Golaghat district. The boundry of this district consists of Brahmaputra River in the north, Nagaland in the south, Jorhat in the east, and by Karbi Anglong and Nagaon District in the west. Dhansiri is the main river in this district which originates from Laisang peak of Nagaland.
The superb history of this place represent the theme for its name. It was actually derived by the Marwari businessmen for his shops during the 20th century. Golaghat refers to Gola means shop and Ghat means to the land reside river at the bank of Dhansiri River near the Golaghat town. Many more witness for the ago kingdom placed here including Dhansiri valley and ruins of walls, brick structures, temples and tanks. It was found to know that before 16th century this region was ruled by Kacharis.
Geography of Golaghat District
The perfect location for this place consists 26 degrees to 27.1 degrees latitudes and 93 degrees to 94.18 degrees longitudes on the map. Dhansiri River is flowing through heart of this district. The superb climate always fascinates this decoration to the tourists throught the year where as the total acerage rainfall is 1300mm. of Golaghat district. The branches of the Deputy Commissioner of this district reorganized as Administration, Civil Defense, Confidential, Development, Election, Excise, Home Guards, Magisterial, Personnel, Registration, Revenue, Supply, Treasury and Zilla Sainik Board under those adminstration Golaghat is headed. Tea, rice and sugarcane are the major agricultural crops grown in Golaghat district. Numaligarh Refinery is the one and only such heavy industry placed in the district. This district has a huge area of Tea plkantation including about 65 large Tea gardens. The cosiderable advanced quality Muga silk and Agaru oil are produced here.
Tourist Attractions in Golaghat District
Tourist can get their best moments with enjoying many attractions in the district like Deo Pahar, Kaziranga National Park, Garampani, Atkhelia Namghar, Kaku Gohain Than, Bokakhat, Kuthuri Guri Than, Numligarh Baba Than, Negheriting Shiva Mandir and many more. The most natural scenic beauty always attracts tourists from the corner of the world to the Golaghat district. This place is also well developed in banking and educational system.
Neghereting Shiva Mandir is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built in Ahom kingdom was bounded by huge Tea gardens inside the hill top. Deopahar Ruins of Numaligarh is one of the famous ruins of ancient temple blinks for the tourists. Tourists can also abserve Numaligarh Tea Estate resides here. Uncle Robin`s Children Museum is located on the main road in Golaghat town is full of dolls, artefacts, mementos, movies and other personal collections of Dr Banerjee a naturalist of International stage.