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Dhubri District : Assam

About District

In the year 1983 Goalpara district of Assam was divided into four separate districts and Dhubri is one of those. Covering an area of 2,838 Sq. Kms. including forests, riverines, hills etc. Dhubri District is bounded both by inter-state and international border i.e. West Bengal and Bangladesh in the west, Goalpara and Bogaigoan 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.Covering an area of 2,838 Sq. Kms. including forests, riverines, hills etc. The total population of the District is 16,37,344 (as per 2001 census). Dhubri district is primarily dependent on agriculture and forest products. Main source of income is paddy with surplus production than its requirement Jute and mustered seed occupy the major share of cash crops. From forest mainly timber and bamboo add to the income though boulder and sand also available. Fish, milk, meat and egg have small contribution to the economy. The District is divided into three Sub-divisions, eight Revenue Circles and 15 Development Blocks.

District Administration


District at a Glance

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