Jorhat district is one of the 27 districts of Assam state in north-eastern India. Jorhat town is the district headquarters.
Geography of Jorhat
It is located between the Brahmaputra River on the north and Nagaland on the south.Jorhat district spreads over 2,851 square kilometres (1,101 mi2)
Latitude of Jorhat city : 25 deg 50 North to 26 deg 47 North
Longitude of Jorhat city : 93 deg 16 East to 94 deg 10 East
“JORHAT” or “JOREHAUT” means two hats or mandis-“Macharhat” and “Chowkihat” which existed on the two different banks of the river Bhogdoi during the 18th Century, Jorhat was the last capital of the Ahom Kingdom.
Sub division of Jorhat District
In Jorhat District there is 3 sub division
Development Block in Jorhat District
Jorhat District divide into 8 Development Block
Cities and Towns in Jorhat District
Railway Stations in Jorhat District
Jorhat Town Railway Station
Mariani Junction Railway Station
Bus Stations in Jorhat District
Jorhat Bus Station
Tourist places in Jorhat District
Purnananda Buragohain Maidam
Bilvesvar Siva Temple
Majuli (Satras are : Dakhinpat Satra, Garamurh Satra, Auniati Satra, Kamalabari Satra, Bengenaati Satra)
Lachit Borphukan Maidam
Dhekiakhowa Bar Namghar
Wildlife Sanctuary in Jorhat District
Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary
Universities in Jorhat District
Assam Agriculture University (AAU)
Medical colleges in Jorhat District
Dr.J.K. Saikia Homeopathic Medical College
5 Air Force Hospital, Rowraiah
Jorhat Medical College Official website
Research institutes in Jorhat District
National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (NBSSLUP)
North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat
Regional Sericultural Research Stations (under Central Silk Board)
Central Eri & Muga Research Training Institute
Central Silk Technological Research Institute
Indian Institute of Plantation Management (IIPM), Jorhat Centre
Institute of Biotechnology & Geotectonics Studies
Extension Education Institute (EEI) AAU
Tocklai Experimental Station,Tea Research Association (TRA)
Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI), Jorhat
Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute, Jorhat
Technical institute in Jorhat District
Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering and Technology (POWIET), Jorhat
Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Jorhat
Jorhat Engineering College
North East Institute of Management Science, Jorhat-785006
Sericulture Training Institute, Titabar, Jorhat
District Institute of Education & Training (DIET)
Jorhat Insurance Institute, LIC of India, Divl. Office Old Circuit House Road Jorhat
Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology (formerly Jorhat Science College)
Colleges in Jorhat District
Bahona College Official website.
Purba Bharati Junior College, Cinnamara, Jorhat
The Eastern Theological College, Rajabari
Government Science College.
Chandra Kamal Bezbaruah College, Teok.official website
CKB Commerce College official website.
DCB Girls College Official Website.
Jorhat Law College, M.G.Road Jorhat
Kakojan College, Jorhat official website
Post Graduate Training College
Jagannath Barooah College Official website
Jorhat College official website.
Economy of Jorhat District
Jorhat is famou for jewelry manufacture and is the site of the Assam Agricultural College. Surrounded by splendid tea gardens, it is the nerve center of the Indian tea industry.