Dhubri District is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarters are located at Dhubri town
Geography of Dhubri
Dhubri District is bounded both by inter-state and international border i.e. West Bengal and Bangladesh in the west side, Kokrajhar district in the north side, Goalpara and Bogaigoan district of Assam and Garo Hills district of Meghalaya in the east side, Bangladesh and state of Meghalaya in the south side.
General topography of Dhubri district is plain with patches of small hillocks like
Main Rivers : Mighty river Brahmaputra and its tributaries like Champabati, Gangadhar, Tipkai, Sankosh, Gourang, Gadadhar, Silai, Jinjiram etc.
Latitude of Dhubri city : 26.22 to 25.28 degree north
Longitude of Dhubri city : 89.42 to 90.12 degree east
Dhubri was also the headquarters of erstwhile Goalpara district which was created in 1876 by the British government. Dhubri was an important commercial centre and had a busy river port particularly for jute. Partition of the country in 1947 caused Dhubri to become a route for illegal immigrants and militants to cross the international border.
Dhubri is one of the the most densely populated districts in India with a density of 584 persons per sq km. Dhubri is famous for handicrafts such as terracotta crafts, cane and bamboo crafts, weaving, and jute crafts.
Culture of Dhubri District
Dhubri posseses a rich Archaeological and Cultural heritage from the ancient time. Main local language of this district is Goalporia, popularly known as "Desi Bhasha". Other than this, Assamese and Benglai language are simultaneously spoken in the urban area. Dhubri District are marked by the existence of heritage buildings including temples, shrines and some archaeological reins like
Terracotta of Asharikandi
The Mosque of Rangamati
Sub-division of Dhubri District
In Dhubri District there is 3 sub division
South Salmara-Hatsingimari, Mankachar
Blocks in Dhubri District
Dhubri District divide into 15 Blocks
Cities and Towns in Dhubri District
Bus Stations in Dhubri District
Dhubri Bus Station
Gauripur Bus Station
Tourist places in Dhubri District
Gurudwara Sri Guru Tegbahadur Sahibji
Matiabag Place at Gauripur
Netai Dhubuni Ghat at Dhubri Town
Dudhnath Mondir at Salkocha
Ramraikuti at Satrasal
Wildlife Sanctuaries in Dhubri District
Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary
Colleges in Dhubri District
Dhubri Law College
Dhubri Girls' College
Dhubri B. T. College
Bhola Nath College or B. N. College
South Salmara College
Economy of Dhubri District
Economy of this district is depand on agriculture and forest products.Main source of income is paddy with surplus production than its requirment Jute and mustered seed occupy the major share of cash crops. Fish, meat, milk, and egg have small contribution to the economy.