Sonitpur District

Area                                  :           5,324 sq. km.

Total Population             :           16,81,513

  1.       Male               :           8,71,568
  2.       Female          :           8,09,945

Density                             :           316 persons per sq. km.

Literacy Rate                  :           59.00%

  1.       Male               :           67.54%
  2.       Female          :           49.73%

District HQ                       :           Tezpur

Sub-Division                    :           Three

      Sub-Division              :           HQ

  1.       Tezpur                        Tezpur
  2.       Biswanath                 Biswanath Chariali
  3.       Gohpur                       Gohpur

Boundaries :  Arunachal Pradesh on the north; Lakhimpur on the east; Brahmaputra river on the south; and Darrang on the west.

Rivers & Tributaries:  Brahmaputra, Kharoi, Buroi, Brahmajan, Bihali, Bargang, Burhigang, Jiyabhoroli, Belshiri, Pachnoi, Dikorai, Ghiladhari.

Beel : Rowmari, Dighali, Borchala, Rongapani, Dhand etc.

Air-port: Salani

Important Places : Tezpur, Rangapara, Biswanath Chariali, Gohpur, Chariduar.


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