About Golaghat District
Golaghat district occupies an area of 3502 km² and lies 100 m above sea level; it is located between 26° to 27.1° latitudes and 93° to 94.18° longitudes. The district is bounded by Brahmaputra River in the north, by Nagaland in the south, Jorhat district in the east and by Karbi Anglong and Nagaon District in the west; Dhansiri is the principal river. World famous Kaziranga National Park is situated in Golaghat district.
The climate is tropical with a hot and humid weather prevailing most of the summer and monsoon season. Total average annual rainfall of the district is 1300 mm. Maximum precipitation occurs in June and July. Maximum temperature is 38°C in June and minimum temperature is 10°C in December.
The district has a population of about 9, 46,279
Some of the major crops grow in this district are Sali paddy, tea, banana, pea, mustard, vegetables etc.
The main communities inhabiting the district include Ahoms, Mishing, Tea tribes etc.