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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. As of 2001, the district had a population of 905,764. Hindus 594,168, Muslims 184,441(20.36%).

Kokrajhar district is located on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra river. It forms the gateway to the Seven Sister States. Kokrajhar shares its boundary with Bongaigaon (now known as Chirang), Dhubri, West Bengal, Barpeta and Bhutan.

Kokrajhar was originally a part the undivided Goalpara district. In 1957, under the administration of Bimala Prasad Chaliha as the Chief Minister of Assam, three sub-divisions were created one of which was Kokrajhar. This sub-division was made into a district on the 1 July 1983.

Places of interest

  • Onthai Gwlao: Located in Chandrapara near the bank of river Gwrang.
  • Mahamaya temple: Located on the border between Kokrajhar and Dhubri.
  • Thandwi Bineswar Brahma Memorial Park: Located in Bhatermary on the bank of River Gwrang.
  • Daimalu Park: Located in Kharigaon.

See also

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The map of Kokrajhar
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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

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).

Kokrajhar district is located on the northern bank of the Brahmaputra river. It forms the gateway to the Seven Sister States. Kokrajhar shares its boundary with Bongaigaon (now known as Chirang), Dhubri, West Bengal, Barpeta and Bhutan.

Kokrajhar was originally a part the undivided Goalpara district. In 1957, under the administration of Bimala Prasad Chaliha as the Chief Minister of Assam, three sub-divisions were created one of which was Kokrajhar. This sub-division was made into a district on the July 1, 1983.

Places of interest

  • Onthai Gwlao:Located in Chandrapara near the bank of river Gwrang.
  • Mahamaya temple:Located on the border between Kokrajhar and Dhubri.
  • Thandwi Bineswar Brahma Memorial Park:Located in Bhatermary on the bank of River Gwrang.
  • Daimalu Park:Located in Kharigaon.

See also

External links


State of Assam
</b> Assam Topics | History | Politics | People of Assam
Capital Dispur
Districts Baksa | Barpeta | Bongaigaon | Cachar | Chirang | Darrang | Dhubri | Dibrugarh | Dhemaji | Golaghat | Goalpara | Hailakandi | Jorhat | Karbi Anglong | Kokrajhar | Kamrup | Kamrup Metro | Karimganj | Lakhimpur | Marigaon | North Cachar Hills | Nagaon | Nalbari | Sibsagar | Sonitpur | Tinsukia | Udalguri
Major cities Barpeta • Bongaigaon • Dhubri • Dibrugarh • Diphu • Goalpara • Guwahati • Jorhat • Karimganj • Nagaon • North Lakhimpur • Sibsagar • Silchar • Tezpur • Tinsukia
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