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Assam Map with District 2023: Check Assam District Map (অসমৰ মানচিত্ৰ)

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Assam Map with District (অসমৰ মানচিত্ৰ): Assam is divided into 31 districts, each of which has its own culture, tradition, economy, and tourist attractions. Most recently, in December 2022, the total number of districts decreased from 33 to 31 due to the merging of Biswanath with Sonitpur and Hojai with Nagaon. The districts are distributed throughout the state and differ in geographical features such as hills, plains, and valleys.

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The bulk of the population works in agriculture and allied industries, while tea production, tourism, and handloom weaving are also important industries.

The state has various wildlife refuges and national parks, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts. Each district has its own food, traditional clothes, and festivals, all of which highlight Assam’s broad and vibrant cultural legacy.

 

Map of Districts of Assam:

The Assam Districts Map depicts the physical locations and limits of the state’s districts. It depicts the distribution of several districts around the state in a graphic manner.

Assam Map with District 2023: Check Assam District Map, Full List
Assam Map with District 2023: Check Assam District Map, Full List

The map assists in locating surrounding districts as well as the proximity to neighboring states.

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List of Districts of Assam

S.N.
District
Code
Headquarter
Population (2011)
Density (/km²)
Area (km²)
1 Baksa BK Mushalpur 953,773 398 2,400
2 Bajali Pathsala 253,816
3 Barpeta BP Barpeta 1,439,806
4 Biswanath BS Biswanath Chariali 5,80,000 530 1,100
5 Bongaigaon BO Bongaigaon 2,060,550 425 1,724
6 Cachar CA Silchar 1,736,319 381 3,786
7 Charaideo CD Sonari 471,418 440 1,064
8 Chirang CH Kajalgaon 481,818 328 1,468
9 Darrang DR Mangaldai 908,090 432 1,585
10 Dhemaji DM Dhemaji 688,077 176 3,237
11 Dhubri DU Dhubri 1,948,632 576 2,838
12 Dibrugarh DI Dibrugarh 1,327,750 347 3,381
13 Dima Hasao DH Haflong 214,102 44 4,888
14 Goalpara GP Goalpara 1,008,959 451 1,824
15 Golaghat GG Golaghat 1,058,674 270 3,502
16 Hailakandi HA Hailakandi 659,260 409 1,327
17 Hojai HJ Hojai 931,218 550 1,686
18 Jorhat JO Jorhat 1,091,295 354 2,851
19 Kamrup Metropolitan KM Guwahati 1,260,419 820 1,528
20 Kamrup KU Amingaon 1,517,202 520 1,527.84
21 Karbi Anglong KG Diphu 660,955 90 7,366
22 Karimganj KR Karimganj 1,217,002 555 1,809
23 Kokrajhar KJ Kokrajhar 930,404 297 3,129
24 Lakhimpur LA North Lakhimpur 1,040,644 391 2,277
25 Majuli MJ Garamur 167,304 300 880
26 Morigaon MA Morigaon 957,853 455 1,704
27 Nagaon NN Nagaon 1,892,550 604 2,287
28 Nalbari NB Nalbari 769,919 504 2,257
29 Sivasagar SV Sivasagar 1,150,253 395 2,668
30 Sonitpur ST Tezpur 1,925,975 315 5,324
31 South Salmara-Mankachar SM Hatsingimari 555,114 980 568
32 Tinsukia TI Tinsukia 1,316,948 303 3,790
33 Udalguri UD Udalguri 832,769 497 1,676
34 West Karbi Anglong WK Hamren 295,358 96 3,068

 

How Many Districts in Assam

As of 2023, Assam has 31 existing districts. The overall number of districts in the state was 35 last year. However, on December 31, 2022, the Assam Cabinet approved the consolidation of four newly constituted Assam districts into four existing ones, bringing the state’s total number of districts to 31.

We have provided an overview of the districts in Assam 2023 below:

The Assam Cabinet announced the merger of four new districts in Assam into four existing ones by December 31, 2022. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the state’s Chief Minister, leads the Assam Cabinet. Following the merger, the overall number of new districts in the state decreased from 34 to 31. The following Assam districts were combined in 2022:

  • Tamulpur with Baksa
  • Hojai with Nagaon
  • Bajali with Barpeta
  • Biswanath with Sonitpur

History of Assam Districts

  1. Assam has thirteen districts when India attained independence in 1947.
  2. North Cachar Hills and United Mikir districts were formed in November 1951 from Golaghat, Nagaon, Cachar, Jayantia, and Naga Hills districts.
  3. Sonitpur district in Assam was formed from Darrang in 1983; Barpeta district was formed from Kamrup; Jorhat district was formed from Sibsagar; Karimganj district was formed from Cachar; and Dhubri and Kokrajhar districts were formed from Goalpara.
  4. Kamrup Metropolitan District was established in February 2003.
  5. On Assam’s Independence Day in 2015, Tarun Gogoi, the state’s then-chief minister, announced the creation of five new districts. This increased the state’s total number of districts from 27 to 32.
  6. On January 26, 2016, two new districts were announced, but on October 7, 2016, the status of two existing Assam districts was removed.
  7. By August 2020, Assam had 34 districts, but by December 2022, four districts had been combined into four additional districts. The number of districts in the state is now 31.
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