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About Jorhat Dstrict

Brahmaputra RiverGeography:
Jorhat district is situated at around 26°46'N latitude and 96°16'E longitude in the central part of Brahmaputra Valley, with occupies an area of 2852 kmē. On the north of the district, the river Brahmaputra forms the largest riverine island of the world, Majuli, spreading over 924.6 kmē.

Climate:
Jorhat district experiences moderate climate. The temperature varies between 39°C to 9°C with an average rainfall of 2244 mm.

Population:
The district has a population of about 10.91 lakhs.

Major crops:
Some of the major crops grow in this district are paddy, tea, vegetables etc.

Community:
The main communities inhabiting the district include Ahom, Mishing, Nora tribe etc.