District at a Glance

 District Head Quarter Name- Golaghat
 Geographical Area -3502.00 Sq. KM
 Total Population-10,66,888 (2011 Census)
 Number of sub divisions- 3 Nos.
 Number of circles- 6 Nos.
 Number of Dev. Blocks- 8 Nos.
 Number of Police Stations-8 Nos.
 Number of Tea Gardens-
 No. of Assembly Constituencies-4 Nos.


Historical Background

The name Golaghat ('Gola' which means shop and 'Ghat' means the landing point of river ferry)originated from the shops established by the 'Marwari' businessman during the mid part of 20th century AD at the bank of river Dhansiri near present Golaghat Town.

Early Period:Stone inscription of Nagajari Khanikar gaon of Sarupathar, dating back to the 5th century, reveals that there was an independent kingdom in Doyang - Dhansiri valley and relics of ramparts, brick structures, temples, tanks etc. discovered in these area confirms the presence of a kingdom during 9th and 10th century.          Read more


From the Desk of DC
The incorporation of IT in Government for creation of Good Governance by implementing e-Governance is making the whole system ....
Julie Sonowal, IAS
DC, Golaghat
Place to Visit
  • Kaziranga National Park
  • Nambor Forest
  • Address of Guest House
  • Historical Places
  • Garampani
  • Uncle Robin's Children Museum
  • Address of Guest House

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