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Encyclopedia > Kokrajhar District

Kokrajhar is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarters are located at Kokrajhar town. The district occupies an area of 3,169.22 km² and has a population of 930,404 (as of 2001). Assam, a state of India, has currently (2005) twenty three administrative districts. ... Assam (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Kokrajhar is best known for the bodo people's revolution which created History.Today Kokrajhar is the main Headquarter of Bodoland Territorial Council which was formed in 2003-2004 as a consequence of the bodo revolution 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 map of Kokrajhar
The map of Kokrajhar
The Map of Assam. 01-Dhubri 02-Kokrajhar 03-Bongaigaon 04-Barpeta 05-Nalbari 06-Darrang 07-Sontipur 08-Lakhmipur 09-Dhemaji 10-Tinsukia 11-Dibrugarh 12-Sibsagar 13-Jorhat 14-Golaghat 15-Karbi Anglong 16-North Cachar Hills 17-Cachar 18-Hailakandi 19-Karimganj 20-Karbi Anglong 21-Nagaon 22-Marigaon 23-Kamrup 24-Goalpara
The Map of Assam. 01-Dhubri 02-Kokrajhar 03-Bongaigaon 04-Barpeta 05-Nalbari 06-Darrang 07-Sontipur 08-Lakhmipur 09-Dhemaji 10-Tinsukia 11-Dibrugarh 12-Sibsagar 13-Jorhat 14-Golaghat 15-Karbi Anglong 16-North Cachar Hills 17-Cachar 18-Hailakandi 19-Karimganj 20-Karbi Anglong 21-Nagaon 22-Marigaon 23-Kamrup 24-Goalpara

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Image File history File links Kokrajhar. ... Image File history File links Kokrajhar. ... Image File history File links Assammap. ... Image File history File links Assammap. ... Assam (Assamese: অসম Ôxôm) is a northeastern state of India with its capital at Dispur. ...


Location

kokrajhar district is located on the northern bank of the river Brahmaputra.The beauty of north-east India starts from kokrajhar as it serves as the gateway to North-East India.Kokrajhar shares its boundary with Bongaigaon district (now known as Chirang),Dhubri,West Bengal,Barpeta andBhutan. The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia. ... The Himalayas in Sikkim North-East India is the easternmost region of India consisting of the following states: Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh Mizoram Manipur Meghalaya Tripura Sikkim Assam Sikkim became an Indian protectorate in 1947 and a full state in 1975. ... Bongaigaon is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ... Dhubri is the headquarter of Dhubri District, Assam, India. ... West Bengal (Bengali: পশ্চিম বঙ্গ, Hindi: पश्चिम बंगाल, Poshchim Bôngo) is a state in the eastern region of India. ... Barpeta is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ...


Historical Background

Kokrajhar was originally a part of Goalpara district.In 1957,under the administration of Bimala Prasad Chaliha as the Chief Minister of Assam,three sub-divisions were created including Kokrajhar.This subdivision was transformed into a district on the 1st of july,1983. Goalpara is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. ...


Places of interest

  • Onthai Gwlao:located in Chandrapara near the bank of river Gwrang.
  • Mahamaya temple:located on the border between kokrajhar and Dhubri.
  • Bineshwar Park:located in Bhatermary on the bank of River Gwrang.
  • Daimalu Park:located in Kharigaon.

Maya, in Hinduism, is many things. ... Dhubri is the headquarter of Dhubri District, Assam, India. ... // Daimalu Introduction Jwhwlao Daimalu(sometimes spelled as Dwimalu is considered as a hero of the ancient golden period of the Bodos. ...

External links

  • Kokrajhar District Administration Site 1
  • Kokrajhar District Administration site 2
  • Bodoland Homepage
  • BTC homepage


State of Assam
Assam Topics | History | Politics | People of Assam
Capital Dispur
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 BarpetaBongaigaonDhubriDibrugarhDiphuGoalparaGuwahatiJorhatKarimganjNagaon • North Lakhimpur • SibsagarSilcharTezpurTinsukia

 
 

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