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Kokrajhar District : Assam

About District

Kokrajhar district of Assam is the gateway to Northeast India. Both the rail and road network touch this district at Srirampur on the way to the rest of the region. The district is located on the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra and stretches to the international border with the Kingdom of Bhutan. It is bounded on the north by Bhutan and by West Bengal on the west;the district of Dhubri in the south and in the east by Chirang district.Kokrajhar district lies roughly within 89°46’East to 90°38’East and 26°19’ North to 26°54’ North Latitude. Kokrajhar town is the headquarter of Bodoland Territorial Council, created on 10th February, 2003 comprising of four districts viz.Kokrajhar,Chirang,Baska,Udalguri on the north bank of Brahmaputra within Assam.The present area of the district is estimated to be 3,169.22 Sq.Km.The kingdom of Bhutan is intricately linked with the district of Kokrajhar in many vital aspects of life of the people living both in the Bhutan hills and the plains of Kokrajhar. There is hassle-free movement of the people across the international border for the purpose of business and tours.The colourful Bodo community comprises the majority in Kokrajhar district.It also has a sizeable Rajbongshi and Santhal population.


District at a Glance

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