Bongaigaon District Profile

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Figures and Facts

1.

Geography
Area 1725.29 sq KM(Source: Statistical Hand Book Assam, 2012)
Location North Eastern Himalayan sub-region of India
Longitude range 89o East to 90o96' East
Latitude range 26o28' North to 26o54' North
Distance from state capital 210 KM
Borders Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Dhubri and Goalpara.
Rainfall 250 cm to 350 cm
Temperature Min: 13o C, Max: 32o C
Clothing Pattern Light cotton in Summer and Woolen in Winter
Language Spoken Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo
Total Area of Reserved Forest Land 42868 Bigha 3 Katha 14 Lesa
Area of Government Land 291075 Bigha 2 Katha 19.5 Lesa
Area and No. of Myadi Patta Land Area  :  715607 Bigha 1 Katha 15.5 Lesa
Number : 96645
Area and No. of Annual Patta Land Area :  57556 Bigha 4 Katha 1 Lesa
Number : 14639
Size of Land Holding

 

Less than 1 Hac. : No.66065, 66.1%
Between 1 to 2 Hac. : No. 21802, 22%
Above 2 Hac. : No. 12390, 12%
Total Area and No. of VGR/PGR Area : 58978 Bigha 3 Katha 10 Lesa, Number :  155
Net cropped area 93875 Hac.
Fellow land 8882 Hac.
Land not available for cultivation 76407 Hac.
Total assured irrigated land 25,403 Hac
2 Administration
Head Quarter Bongaigaon Town
No. of Sub-Divisions 3
Name of Sub-Divisions Bongaigaon(Sadar), North Salmara(C) and Manikpur(C).
No. of Revenue Circles 5
Name of Revenue Circles Bongaigaon, Boitamari, Manikpur, Dangtol and Srijangram
No. of CD Blocks 5
Name of CD Blocks Dangtol, Boitamari,Tapattary, Srijangram, Manikpur
No. of Gaon Panchayat 65
No. of Towns (as per 2011 census) 5
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Fire Brigrade 1
3 Population( as per 2011 census)
Total 738804
Male 375818
Female 362986
SC 82784
ST 18835
SC Rural 67360
SC Urban 15324
ST Rural 15267
ST Urban 3568
Density of population 361 per sq. KM
Total Literacy Rate 434078
Male 237114
Female 196964
Households Rural 125095
Households Urban 24923