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Dibrugarh is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarters are located at Dibrugarh. The district occupies an area of 3381 km² and has a population of 1,172,056 (as of 2001). Assam (অসম) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Dibrugarh is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

Dibrugarh which is the headquarter of the district derived its name from Dibarumukh. The name derived from the mouth(mukh) of the river Dibaru or Dibru(Bodo word dibru,a blister) during the reign of Siuhungmung, Pharsengmung Borgohain, Chao Siulung, Kilong fought against the chetia king who was defeated in the battle and surrendered before the Ahom King. Dibarumukh was a renonwed encampment of Ahoms during Ahom Chutia War. Earlier Dibrugarh was the District HQ of undivided Lakhimpur District.But now Dibrugarh is a separate district having its own identity with the District HQ still in Dibrugarh town itself. The Tai Ahoms ruled parts of present day Assam for nearly 600 years: from 1228 to 1826. ...

Geographical Features The Dibrugarh district extends from 270 5' 38" N to 270 42' 30" N latitude and 94033'46"E to 95029'8"E longitude. It is bounded by Dhemaji district on the north, Tinsukia district on the east, Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on the south-east and Sibsagar district on the north and south-west. The area stretches from the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra, which flows for a length of 95 km through the northern margin of the district, to the Patkai foothills on the south. The Burhi Dihing, a major tributary of the Brahmaputra with its network of tributaries and wetlands flows through the district from east to west. Latitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Map of Earth showing lines of longitude, which appear curved and vertical in this projection, but are actually halves of great circles Longitude, sometimes denoted by the Greek letter λ, describes the location of a place on Earth east or west of a north-south line called the Prime Meridian. ... Dhemaji is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Tinsukia is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... The Tirap district is located in the southeastern part of Arunachal Pradesh. ... Arunachal Pradesh (अरुणाचल प्रदेश) is a region administered by India as a state. ... Sibsagar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia. ... The Patkai or the Purvachal are the hills on Indias eastern border with Myanmar. ... A subtropical wetland in Florida, USA, with an endangered American Crocodile. ...

There are four airfields, which were used by the British against Japanese forces in Myanmar during World War-II. Dibrugarh is surrounded by tea plantations and has tea factories and rice and oilseed mills. There is some coal mining and petroleum production. A world war is a military conflict affecting the majority of the worlds major nations. ... Tea leaves in a teacup. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice refers to two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans. ... Vegetable oil or vegoil is fat extracted from plant sources. ... Coal is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by underground mining or open-pit mining (strip mining). ... Pumpjack pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario Petroleum (from Greek petra – rock and elaion – oil or Latin oleum – oil ), crude oil, sometimes colloquially called black gold or Texas Tea, is a thick, dark brown or greenish liquid. ...

Dibrugarh is well linked by Roads, Railway, Airway and Waterways.

Language commonly used in the district are Assamese, English, Hindi Bengali. Assamese (অসমীয়া) or Asamiya is the language spoken by some of the natives of the state of Assam in northeast India. ...

The Admistrative System is divided into:

 1. Village (Total no of Villages 1361 2. Block (Total no of Block 7) 3. Gaon Panchayats (Total no of Gaon Panchayats 93) 4. Mahkuma Parishad (Total no of Mahkuma Parishad 1) 

The towns of the District are Dibrugarh, Chabua, Naharkatia, Duliajan, Digboi and Namrup Digboi is an oil town in northern Assam (in North East India). ...

Revenue Circles: Dibrugarh East, Dibrugarh West, Chabua, Tengakhat, Naharkatia, Tingkhong, and Moran Police Stations: Dibrugarh, Lahowal, Chabua, Tengakhat, Duliajan, Naharkatia, Joypur, Tingkhong, Rajgarh, Moran, Khowang, Borboruah, Rohmoria, Ghoramora.


State of Assam
Assam Topics | History | Politics | People of Assam
Capital Guwahati
Districts Barpeta | Bongaigaon | Cachar | Darrang | Dhubri | Dibrugarh | Dhemaji | Golaghat | Goalpara | Hailakandi | Jorhat | Karbi Anglong | Kokrajhar | Kamrup | Karimganj | Lakhimpur | Marigaon | North Cachar Hills | Nagaon | Nalbari | Sibsagar | Sonitpur | Tinsukia
Major cities BarpetaBongaigaonDhubriDibrugarhDiphuGoalparaJorhatKarimganjNagaon • North Lakhimpur • SibsagarSilcharTezpurTinsukia



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