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Kokrajhar
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Assam • India
 Kokrajhar 
Coordinates: 26.4° N 90.27° E
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 38 m (125 ft)
District(s) Kokrajhar
Population 31,152 (2001)

Coordinates: 26.4° N 90.27° E Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a north eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur, a part of Guwahati. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links India_Assam_locator_map. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Location of Mirzapur and the 82. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... The divisions of a district. ... Kokrajhar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


Kokrajhar is a city and a municipal board in Kokrajhar district in the Indian state of Assam. Kokrajhar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... India is subdivided into twenty-eight states and seven union territories; the states and territories are themselves further subdivided. ... Assam   (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a north eastern state of India with its capital at Dispur, a part of Guwahati. ...


It is located right next to Gourang river. It is the district headquarters of Kokrajhar district, and also the headquarters of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC). Kokrajhar town has several schools and colleges. Kokrajhar college is a premier educational institute that is located at the heart of Kokrajhar town. Kokrajhar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... National colours of Bodoland Bodoland is the name adopted by Bodo nationalists in Assam, India to denote their homeland, over which they want to exercise greater control. ... Kokrajhar College is an educational institution located in Kokrajhar, Assam, India. ...


Today, Kokrajhar town is truly cosmopolitan. Kokrajhar town is not only inhabited by the Bodos, but also a hometown for a sizable number of Bengali, Assamese, Nepali, Marathi, Gujrati, Bihari, Marwari and Bangladeshi people. There are Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, English, and Bodo medium schools that caters to almost every linguistic and ethnic groups. Look up cosmopolitan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A Bodo girl in the traditional Bodo dokhna The Bodos, also called the Boros, are an ethnic community that is concentrated mostly in the north-western parts of Assam in India. ... The Bengali people are the ethnic community from Bengal (divided between India and Bangladesh) on the Indian subcontinent with a history dating back four millennia. ... Assamese (অসমীয়া) or Asamiya is the language spoken by some of the natives of the state of Assam in northeast India. ... Nepali could mean: Nepali — A citizen of the country of Nepal. ... Marathi is one of the widely spoken languages of India, and has a long literary history. ... Gujarati may refer to: The Gujarati language, which is spoken in India mainly ahmedabad. ... Bihari is a name given to a group of Indo-Aryan languages spoken in the Bihar region of India. ... The Marwari (also variously Marvari, Marwadi, Marvadi) is a language originating in the Western Indian state of Rajasthan, but is also found in the neighboring state of Gujarat and in Eastern Pakistan. ...


Kokrajhar town was the nerve centre for the Bodoland movement. Kokrajhar town serves as the capital town for the Bodos. BTC was formed in 2003-2004 as a consequence of a Memorandum of Settlement with the BLTF. BTC is currently made of four districts. These four districts are officially recognized as Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD). National colours of Bodoland Bodoland is the name adopted by Bodo nationalists in Assam, India to denote their homeland, over which they want to exercise greater control. ... Bodo Liberation Tigers Force (BLTF), also called Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT), was an armed group operating in the Bodo dominated regions of Assam which demanded a separate state for the Bodos to be carved out of Assam. ...

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Geography

Kokrajhar is located at 26.4° N 90.27° E[1]. It has an average elevation of 38 metres (124 feet). The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ...


Demographics

As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Kokrajhar had a population of 31,152. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kokrajhar has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 74%. In Kokrajhar, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ...


References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kokrajhar

External links

  • Inida9.com

  Results from FactBites:
 
Kokrajhar (104 words)
Golden langur (Trachypithecus geei) was first sighted in Kokrajhar district in the year 1953 near Jam Duar of Raimona Forest Range (Ripu Reserve Forest) by Mr.
The word 'langur' is derived from the Sanskrit word 'langulin' meaning long tail.
The extended habitat of this animal is the Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary near Kokrajhar.
Kokrajhar city of Assam - India (499 words)
Kokrajhar district is located on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra that slices the state of Assam into two, identified as north and south banks.
Kokrajhar is also the headquarter of the Bodoland Autonomous Council which was created in 1993.
The extended habitat of this animal is the Chakrasila Wildlife Sanctuary near Kokrajhar.
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