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Morigaon was upgraded to a district from its sub-divisional status on October 1, 1989. It is situated on the south bank of the river Brahmaputra.
The district is bordered by Nagaon on its East, Morigaon the North,
Kamrup on the West and South West Karbi Anglong on its south. The total
area of Morigaon district is 1551 sq. km.


The district covers an area of 10,83,165 Bighas and 13 Lessas (1450.02 Sq. Kms).The district is bounded by the mighty Brahmaputra on the North, Karbi Anglong district on the South, Nagaon District on the East and Kamrup District on the West.


Sl. No. Particulars Qnty.
1 Total Area (in sq. km.)


2 Sub-division (No.)


3 Revenue Circle (No.)


4 CD Block (No.)


5 Total Villages (No.)


6 Inhabited Villages (No.)


7 Towns (No.)


8 Gaon Panchayats (No.)


9 Anchalik Panchayat (No.)


10 Urban Local Body (No.)


11 Gross District Domestic Product (Rs. Lakh at factor cost, 2003-04)


12 Per Capita District Domestic Product (Rs. at factor cost, 2003-04)


( * ) Statistical Handbook of Assam, 2008




Although a number of industrial units have come up in the district over the years, the land use and land utilisation pattern of the district is still marked by preponderance of agriculture.

Sl. No. Particulars Qnty. (Ha.)
1 Total geographical area


2 Current fellow land

3 Forest land


4 Pasture land

5 Barren and waste land

6 Area under non agriculture

7 Culturable waste land

8 Cultivable area

9 Area under tea

10 Area under other plantation

11 Area under cultivation

( * ) Status Report, District Agricultural Department, 2002




Sub -tropical with semi dry hot in summer and cold in winter.

Annual rainfall Ranges between 1500 mm. to 2600 mm.
Average humidity 75 %
Max. tamp. 37-39 degree C.
Min. temp. 6-7 degree C.

The district is bound by the mighty Brahmaputra river on the North, Karbi Anglong district on the South, Nagaon district on the East and Kamrup district on the West.


There are three Reserved Forest constituted under Assam Forest Regulation Act, 1891. These are Sunaikuchi, Khulahat, and Bura Mayong. There is also one wildlife Sanctuary, named Pabitara, which is famous for the Indian one horned Rhinoceros.


The greater part of the district is an alluvial soil consisting of a mixture of clay and sand.The district is fringed with low hillocks intersected by numberous river and water courses.It isdotted over with beels and marshes.The district may roughly be described as an alluvial plain bounded on the north by the Brahmaputra and surrounded on other three sides by hills.



synoptic view of agricultural scenario of the district

Sl. No. Particulars Qnty. (Ha.)
1 Total geographical area (ha) 158765.00
2 Cultivable area (ha) 0.00
3 Net cropped area (ha) 0.00
4 Gross cropped area (ha) 121913.00
5 Cropping intensity (%) 76.79
6 Net irrigated area (ha) 30908.20
7 Gross irrigated area (ha) 0.00
8 Average Paddy Productivity (MT/ha) 0.00
9 Autumn paddy 0.00
10 Winter paddy 0.00
11 Summer paddy 0.00
12 Total Operational Holding 0
13 Landless farmers (less than 0.4 ha) (Nos) 0
14 Marginal farmers (0.4 to 1.0 ha) (Nos) 0
15 Small farmers (1.0 to 2 ha) (Nos) 0
16 Medium farmers (2 to 3 ha) (Nos) 0
17 Large farmers (more than 3 ha) (Nos) 0










1. Morigaon College, P.O-Morigaon, Phone:03678-240268
2. Ghana Kanta Baruah College, P.O-Morigaon.
3. Morigaon M.V. School, P.O- Morigaon.



  • Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary:-
  • Pobitara harbors the highest density of Rhino in the world and second highest concentration of Rhino in Assam after Kaziranga National Park. The riverine composition of forest with vast grassland in 15.9 sq. Km of the PA is the ideal habitat for Rhino. The transformation of this grazing reserve into an ideal Rhino habitat is remarkable. Natural forest comprises of Albizzia lebek, Lagerstomia speciosa, Bombax ceiba, Dilania indica etc. The grassland comprises of Sacchrum spp., Phragmatis Karka, Themmeda arundinacea, Vetivaria zizanioides etc.

  • Kachasila:-

    Kachasila Hill has a temple which dates back to the 9th century. The temple has idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Many beautiful idols of Lord Ganesha can also be seen in the temple. Researchers often visit the temple to study the rare statues and coriin stones.

    Kachasila is located near Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Deosal:-

    It is situated by National Highway no.37 about 4 kms. away from Jagiroad town, with a big ancient temple of Lord Shiva. Shiva Ratri Mela is observed every Year very colourfully.

    Local people believe that Deosal was the Ashram of Valmiki, where Sita Devi was left by Rama.

  • Sitajakhala:-

    It was discovered in the last year of the fourth decade of the last Century. Several steps were made by cutting the stones from the temple to the River Killing at the Sita Jakhala Hills.

    The wall of the temple is full of statues of Hanuman & Sita herself. So people believe that Valmiki cut those stones as steps for Sita to go to the river from the temple when she was pregnant and leftby Rama.

    So the steps got the name SITA JAKHALA. This area is very rich in cattle population

  • Sivakunda:-

    This is a water fall in the Amsoi hills, located about 10 k.ms.from National Highway no.37 towards south. It is a picturesque spot and a large number of people gather from October to March for picnic.

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    It is near about an hour drive from Guwahati to Morigaon. Government and Public buses are available from Guwahati.

    Bus Stand 

    • ASTC - Morimusalmangaon, P.O.- Morigaon
    • Public Bus Stand - Morigaon Town, Opposite Tarun Cinema Hall,

    ASTC Bus Timings

    Morigaon to Guwahati - Departure - 8:00am and 4:30 pm.

    Morigaon to Nagaon - Departure - 8:45am and 4:30 pm

    Morigaon to Guwahati via Jagiroad - Departure 7:30am and 4:00pm


    • Jagiroad Railway Station, Near Dry Fish Market



    1. Morigaon Civil Hospital, P.O. Morigaon.


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