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() is the headquarters of Dhemaji district
. It is one of the remotest districts of Assam. From the State Capital (Guwahati), it takes about 10 hours by road to reach Dhemaji. Dhemaji is a very flood-prone district. For a few days it remains cut off from the rest of the country every year. It is situated in the foothills of Eastern Himalayas and also very high-risk zone as regards seismicity. Dhemaji was once famous for fish of various varieties. It was also a good source of milk. Still many varieties of fish are found in the rivers and rivulets in the region.
Dhemaji is located at . It has an average elevation of 91 metres (298 feet
, Dhemaji had a population of 11,851. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dhemaji has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80% and, female literacy is 70%. In Dhemaji, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The National Highway No. 52 passes through Dhemaji District. The main towns in Dhemaji District are Dhemaji, Bordoloni, Gogamukh, Silapathar and Jonai. Murkong Selek railway station is located in Dhemaji District near Jonai, a train from Murkong Selek travels along the metre gauge line via Dhemaji station and on to Rangiya Junction, Rangiya Junction also has... Read More