Dibrugarh is a beautiful town as well
as the district on the banks of the River Brahmaputra in the
upper Assam area. It is the center of tea industry in Assam.
About half of the Assam tea is produced in the area. The place
is also known for production of Assam Silk. Apart from the
tea industry, Dibrugarh is also known for its oil and natural
gas reserves. The forest in the area also has been source
of major timber trade. The town is located at the north eastern
corner of Assam at a distance of 435 km from Guwahati.
Tea garden tours & a cruise in the Brahmaputra River are the
main attractions for tourists here. The town is the gateway
to the three tea producing districts of Tinsukia,
Dibrugarh and Sivasagar. The city
enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year.
There is a airport at Mhanbari in Dibrugarh that is 15 minutes
drive from the town. Dibrugarh also is a major rail station
as this is the terminal point for North Eastern Frontier Railway.
National Highway 37 passes through the city providing the
principle road connectivity to the rest of Assam.
This district is bounded by Dhemaji District and a part of
Lakhimpur district in the north, part of Sibsagar and Arunachal
Pradesh in the south, Tinsukia District in the East and
Sibsagar District in the West. Brahmaputra River flows through
the north of the Dibrugarh district.
Things to see
Koi Aai Thaan is located
14 kms from Dibrugarh town. It is dedicated to Koli Aai, the
daughter of the head priest of the Dibaru Satra of Assam.
Barbarua Maidam is the location of two ancient
graveyards that were raised to honor two officials of the
The Bahikhowa Maidam is another ancient graveyard
in the Khowang Tea Estate area of Dibrugarh. This graveyard
is in memory of Bahikhowa Dasarath Dowerah, the army chief
of the Ahoms,
Dehing Satra – The ruins that are seen on
the banks of the Dehing River under Larua mouza in present
Dibrugarh, was a very famous satra during the rule of the
Ahom king Rajeswar Singha.