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|Posted By: Kiran Paul Kanikaram Posted Date: 24 Sep 2009 |
|Kamrup is the captial city of Assam and it is also known as Dispur. It is one of the prominent city of Assam and also a district.|
It is called as the gateway of the North East. This is the most busiest cities in the entire north east since access to the other states of North east is through this place.
The railway station is the most crucial link for this area and also the Road Transport. This place is beautifully surrounded by Hills and one can find different cultures of North East.
It is also an educational center and people from all across the seven states come here for higher states. This place is famous of the IIT Guwahati.
This place is famous for Tea production and you will find people from Bengal, Bangladesh and all north eastern states living here. this is also a good employment center for these people.
|Posted By: Latha Jayaprakash Posted Date: 14 Nov 2009 |
|Kamrup is an administrative district which is a small western part of Assam, with a distinctive native Kamrupi culture and dialect. The administrative districts of Nalbari and Barpeta also shars the same dialect with Kamrup district of the region. Kamrup District is situated between 25.46 and 26.49 North Latitude and between 90.48 & 91.50 East Longitude and is bounded by Udalguri and Baska District in the North, Meghalaya in the south, Darrang district and Kamrup metropolitan district in the east and Goalpara district and Nalbari district in the West. |
Kamrup was a district of British India, in the Brahmaputra valley division of Eastern Bengal and Assam with the headquarters at Gauhati ,which is known as Guwahati nowadays. In the year 2001 the district was further divided into two, the Kamrup Metropolitan district and Kamrup District, one comprising of the metropolitan city of Guwahati and the other, the rest of the district.
Kamrup district consists of wide plains through which the mighty river Brahmaputra makes its way flowing from east to west. The demographic pattern of Kamrup District is a heterogenous one. However, it can be seen that a very good degree of mutual love, respect among the people of the district and an inter-religious tolerance amongst them.
Kamrup district has a sub tropical climate with semi dry summer and cold winter. Thje rain fall is around 1500 mm to 2600 mm in a year which makes it one of the heavier rain getting regions in India. Floods do occur in most of the low lying areas of the Kamrup district during the south west monsoon May to August of every year. River Brahmaputra and its tributeries are the main reason for the floods in the district and this becomes one of the regular natural calamities in India.
Along with Brahmaputra, Puthimari, Bornoi, Nona, Kulsi, Pagladiya and Kalajal are the rivers that flow in the district of kamrup in Assam.
Places of Interest in the Kamrup District
Madan Kamdev Temple - The temple is situated just about 40 kilometers from Guwahati and 3 Kms. from Baihata Chariali on National Highway 52. Madan Kamdev is like an enigma, a mystery, a marvel which tells you what you want to know about the ancient cultures and traditions of Kamrup. You can see scattered in the area Griffins, nymphs, dancing fairies, gods and goddesses in cosmic evoluations, walls, pillars, lintels and door frams decorated with flowers, animals, Kalpa-vriksha (the tree of fulfillment), six sided Bhairava, four headed Shiva, Demons, Serpants and men, women and animals in every conceivable erotic postures, all in ruins in the Dewangiri hillock with an idyllic back drop of green hills and flowing rivulet.
Saraighat war Memorial Park is at Agyathuri on the northern bank of river Brahmaputra and has been constructed for preservation of the memories associated with the Battle in the year 1671 A.D. between the Ahoms and Mughals under the command of the great Ahom "Senapati" Lachit Barphukan.
Hayagriva Madhava Mandir, constructed by the King Raghu deva Narayan in 1583, is situated on the Monikut hill near Hajo of Kamrup district. This is a stone temple and Hayagriva Madhav os the main deity.
|Posted By: Prasanta Borah Posted Date: 26 Dec 2009 |
|Introduction to the Kamrup District|
Kamrup is the district under which district the capital city of Assam Guwahati is located.
The present Assam state is referred as Kamrup in many ancient Indian literature.The geographical area of the district is 4,34 ,500 hactre. The Kamrup district is bounded by....
North - Udalguri and Baska District
South - Meghalaya state
East - Darrang District and Kamrup Metropolitan District
West - Goalpara and Nalbari District.
Climate and Rainfall in the District
The climate in the district is very good. The climate is Sub tropical with semi -dry summer & cold in winter season. The Annual Rainfall range between 1500 mm to 2600 mm. The district has 7 rivers which is flown among the district. they are...
* Pagladiya and
Other Informations about the District
The district have a total of 15 Blocks. According to the 2001 census the total population of the district is 13,21,839. The district has 1 No. of Parliamentary Constituency and 6 Nos. of Legislative Assembly Constituency.
Places of Interest in the Kamrup District
In simple words, the Kamrup district, it is called as the Temple city. It has a lot of temples which is the attraction for the tourists. The temples are....
** Kamakhya Temple
** Basistha Temple
** Umananda Temple
** Nabagraha Temple
** Balaji Temple
** Bhubaneswari Temple
** Doulgovinda Temple
** Biswakarma Temple
** Ganesh Temple in Latasil
** Geeta Mandir and many more.
The other attraction in the district are...
** Assam State Museum
** Science Museum
** Sankardeva Kalakshetra
** Assam State Zoo
** The Saraighat Bridge
** The Brahmaputra River
** The Nehru Park
** Madan Kamdev Temple
** Saraighat War Memorial Park
** Hayagriva-Madhab Mandir in Hajo
** Poa Macca
** Aswaklanta Temple
** Chanda's Merghar at Chaygaon
** Chanddubi Lake
** Sidheswar Devalaya
** Dirgheswari Temple
Apart from these, there are many other attraction in the District. Accomodation facility is also very good in the district. It has a number of star hotels, guest Houses and resorts etc.
|Posted By: logulaselvan Posted Date: 20 Dec 2011 |
|Posted By: MANIKANDAN Posted Date: 02 Jun 2013 |
|Collector name: Sri S.K. Roy|
Phone: 0361-2684404 (Office), 2604343 (Residence)