District Profile

Last Updated on: June 24, 2022

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1. Geography
Area 1093 Sq. KM(Source: Census of India-2011)
Location North Eastern Himalayan sub-region of India
Longitude range 89East 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 Winte
Language Spoken Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Bodo
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
Revenue Villages
Sl No Name of Revenue Circle No of villages
1 Bongaigaon 85
2 Boitamari 146
3 Srijangram 212
4 Manikpur 83
5 Dangtol 37
  Total 563
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
Police Station Details Bongaigaon, Abhayapuri, Manikpur, Jogighopa, Mererchar
Police Stations (Out Post)  Bidyapur, Boitamari, North Salmara, Borghola, Salabila
Fire Brigade 1
3.Population (as per 2011 census)
Total 7,38,804
Male 3,75,818
Female 3,62,986
SC 82,784
ST 18,835
SC Rural 67,360
SC Urban 15,324
ST Rural 15,267
ST Urban 3,568
Density of population 361 per sq. KM
No. of Literates 4,35,922 (70.44%)
Male 2,38,308 (75.48%)
Female 1,97,614 (65.18%)
Households Rural 1,25,095
Households Urban 24,923
4.Health Institutions
Bongaigaon Civil Hospital (200 bedded) 1
Community Health Centre 2
Model Hospital 2
Block Primary Health Centre 4
Mini Primary Health Centre & State Dispensary 24
Char Primary Health Centre 2
Urban Primary Health Centre 1
Sub-Centre 91