Dibrugarh is a city on The Brahmaputra River and the headquarters of the Dibrugarh district in the state of Assam in India. Well known as the Tea City of India, Dibrugarh is a major city in eastern India in line with Guwahati and Bhubaneswar and it is the emerging communication and industrial hub of North East India.
Buridihing, a tributary of The Brahmaputra River, divides the district from east-to-west. Buridihing flows through Naharkatia and Khowang, and at a later stage in its course, Buridihing acts as a divider between Dibrugarh and Sivasagar districts.
Dibrugarh has a humid subtropical climate with extremely wet summers and relatively dry winters.
Dibrugarh is considered as an economic hub of the North East region of India. Dibrugarh is at the centre of economic activities dominated by the following industries: Oil and natural gas; Tea production; Tourism; Power generation; Fertilizer and Cottage industry. Dibrugarh and adjoining areas offer its tourists a unique blend of tourist attractions ranging from the ecstasies of the tea estates and their heritage to wildlife and culture, as the Hindu temples will touch the heart of someone with a religious fervour and this is all in the backdrop of a vibrant city. Dibrugarh has rich flora and fauna in the surrounding wildlife sanctuaries and rainforests.
Population: 186,214 (2011) 94.5% of which are Hindu
Languages: Assamese, English
Currency: Indian Rupee
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code: +91 - (0) 373 - XX XX XXX