Assam - In the North Eastern part of India, is a mixing urn where culture, heritage, tradition, lifestyle, faith and belief of her Aryan & Non-Aryan, numerous tribes & sub-tribes, Mongoloids & Australoids, drawn from various hives at different points of time have gone into form the Assamese culture - a fascinating and exotic recipe of delightful flavor.

Assam is a home to several wildlife sanctuaries which are a home to endangered and rare species and orchids.North East is a hub of wide variety of flora and fauna.

Orchids are abundantly found in Assam; a variety - Khopo phul(Fox tailed orchid), Bhatou Phul or Vanda coerulea etc. Assam has several attractive destinations; majority of these are National Parks, Wildlife and Bird Sanctuaries.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Barpeta District of Assam

In the year 1983 July, Barpeta district was carved out of erstwhile Kamrup district of Assam. The district gets its name from the head-quarter town Of Barpeta. A lower district Of Assam and is bounded by Bhutan in the North, Nalbari district in the East, In the south, it is bounded by beautiful districts called  Kamrup and Goalpara and Bongaigaon in the West.

Barpeta Satra, Barpeta
Pari Hareswar Devalaya, Dubi
Chinpara Vithi, Barpeta
Dargah Of Syed Shahnur Dewan, Bhella
Sundaridiya Satra, Barpeta
Gorokhia Gosair Than, Niz Sariha(Sorbhog)
Patbaushi Satra, Patbaushi
Manas National Park, North Barpeta
Ganakkuchi Satra, Barpeta
Brass-Metal Industry Of Sarthebari
Baradi Satra, Baradi

Facts & Figures
Year of formation:  1985
Area:  3245 Sq. Km
Latitude: 26°5'- 26°49' North
Longitude:  90°39'- 91°17' East
Population (2001): 1642420
Male: 846106
Female: 796314
Population density: 506 Per Sq. Km
Sex Ratio: 941
Literacy Rate: 61.65%
No. Of Sub-Division: 2
No. Of Tehsil:           9
No. Of Blocks:          12
No. Of Villages: 1086
Postal Code: 781301
STD Code: 03665

How to reach Barpeta Town
Barpeta Is Well connected by road. There are regular bus services available between Barpeta and Guwahati. 
Distance From Barpeta: Guwahati 140 Km


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