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Government Of Assam Kamrup District

Geography

    LOCATION

    Kamrup District is situated between 25.46 and 26.49 North Latitude and between 90.48 & 91.50 East Longitude.

    The District is bounded by :-

    North - Udalguri and Baska District
    South - Meghalaya
    East - Darrang District and Kamrup Metropolitan District
    West - Goalpara District and Nalbari District.

    IMPORTANT RIVERS

    • Brahmaputra
    • Puthimari
    • Bornoi
    • Nona
    • Kulsi
    • Pagladiya
    • Kalajal

    LAND UTILISATION

    • Geographical Area - 4,34 ,500 ha.
    • Net Cultivated area. -1,81,608 ha
    • Forest Area. -1,16,694 ha.
    • Fallow Land.- 7,110 ha.
    • Land not available for cultivation.- 89,542 ha.
    • Others. -1,08,000 ha.
    • No.of Tea Gardens.- 15 Nos.
      • Area under Tea Cultivation.- 3,660 ha
      • Total tea production. -7,72,640 kg.
    • h. Overall land utilization.- 1,304

    IRRIGATION

    The District has 58,239 ha. of irrigated land. The bifurcation as per 1999-2000 data is as under :

    • By channels/surface. 18,681 ha.
    • By wells (DTW) 818 ha.
    • By lift irrigation. 6,841 ha.
    • By other sources ( STW+LLP etc.) 39,630 ha