CHIRANG

Communication & Transportation:

The Nearest Airport Is The Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Aerodrome At Guwahati. A New Airport Is Proposed At Rowmari In Chirang District In Private Sector. Usually VIP Helicopters Land At Bongaigaon Refinery Field (Lng: 90o35 Min E And Lat: 26o30 Min N), Dhaligaon (Lng: 90o31 Min 18 Sec E And Lat: 26o30 Min 4 Sec N), Basugaon (Lng: 90o29 Min 24 Sec E And Lat: 26o27 Min 38 Sec N) Nangalbhanga (Lng: 90o31 Min 45 Sec E And Lat: 26o39 Min 19 Sec N).B.G Railway Lines Connect Chirang With The Rest Of The State As Well With Other States Of Eastern India. Bijni And Basugaon Are Railway Stations Within The District. Besides, New Bongaigaon Railway Junction Is About 12 Km Away From The District Headquarter I.E. Kajalgaon.The 31 NH Road Passes Through The District Connecting The District Headquarter, Kajlagaon.

Tourism:

There Are 8(Eight Tourism Spots In Chirang District, Viz Bongaigaon Refinery (IOCL), Champamati Mini Hydro-Electric Power Project, Kalamati(Orchid And Butterfly Habitat), Ghumeswar Hills, Tukrabasti( Picnic Spot), Gabharukhunda(Biological Hotspot), Manas Tiger Reserve And Raja Charang Mandir In Basugaon.

Administrative Setup:

 
Administrative Division
LAD
Official Language
Assamese
No.of Sub-Divisions
2
No.of Revenue Circles
3
No.of Developmental Blocks
3
No.of Educational Blocks
3
No.of Municipality Boards
…………
No.of Town Committees
3
No.of Gaon Panchayats
62 Nos. of VCDC
No.of Villages
496
No.of Revenue Villages
479
No.of Forest Villages
17
No.of Police Stations
7
No.of Police Out posts
7
No.of Fire Stations
2
No.of Post Offices
……
No.of Bank Branches
…….
No.of Tea Estates
0
 

Political Setup:

 
Lok Sabha Constituency
Kokrajhar(ST)     (HPC-5)
Legislative Assembly Constituency
2(31 Sidli LAC, 33 Bijni LAC)
 

Health Setup:

 
No.of District Hospitals
1
No.of Primary Health Centres
3
No.of Community Health Centres
3
No.of Sub Centres
87
 

Educational Setup:

 
No.of University
Bodoland University,Kokrajhar (Nearest)
No.of Degree Colleges
6
No.of Engineering Colleges
CIT Kokrajhar(Nearest)
No.of Medical Colleges
……
No.of Polytechnics
0
No.of ITIs
0
No.of Higher Secondary Schools
No.of High Schools
Upper Primary:133 Lower Primary:836
 

Demographic Setup:

 
Total Area
1468.42 Sq Km
Total Population
482,162
Male Population
244,860
Female Population
237,302
Rural Population
446,825
Urban Population
35,337
SC Population (%)
ST Population (%)
Population Growth (%)
11.34
Density
251/sq. Km
Sex Ratio
969
Average literacy (%)
63.55
Male literacy (%)
59.56
Female literacy (%)
48.05
Total Household
97,395
Link for reference
Data Source
2011 Census
 
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