Profile of Karimganj District, Assam, India

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Karimganj District Profile - At A Glance

                                 

Important Facts and Figures
1. Geography :
  Location Southern  Assam in North East India
  Longitude range 9215' - 9235' East
  Latitude range 2415' - 2555' North
  Distance from State Capital 338 Kms.
  Area 1,809 Sq.Km.
  Borders North : Bangladesh, Cachar
South : Tripura, Mizoram
East : Hailakandi
West : Bangladesh, Tripura
  Major Rivers Kushiara, Longai, Singla, Barak
  Major Hills Chatachura Range, Adamail (Patharia) Range
Duhalia (Pratapgarh) Range
  Total Forest Cover Approx. 54,504 Ha.(30% of land area)
2. History
  Attained Sub-division Status 1874 AD
  Attained District Status 1983 AD
3. Administration
  Head Quarter Karimganj Town
  Number of Sub-Divisions 1
  Name of Sub-Division Karimganj
  Number of Circles/Tehsils 5
  Name of Circles/Tehsils Karimganj, Nilambazar, Patharkandi,
Ramkrishna Nagar, Badarpur
  Number of C.D. Blocks 7
  Name of C.D. Blocks North Karimganj, South Karimganj, Badarpur, Patherkandi, Ramkrishna Nagar, Lowairpoa,
Dullavcherra
  Number of Police Stations 7
  Name of Police Stations Karimganj, Badarpur, Ramkrishna Nagar,
Patharkandi, Ratabari
,Nilambazar ,Bazaricherra
  Number of  Police Outpost Outpost-3, Watch post-9, PICP-8, Patrol Post-6
  Number of  Municipal Board 1 ( Karimganj Municipal Board)
  Number of  Town Committee 1 (Badarpur Town Committe)
  Number of Z.P.C. 20
  Number of Anchalik Panchayats 7
  Number of Gram Panchayats 96
  Number of Villages 1130
  Number of Towns 3
  Name of Towns Karimganj, Badarpur, Badarpur Rly Town T.C.
4 Population ( 2011 Census)
  Total Population 1,217,002 ( Male-620,722 | Female -596,280 )
  Urban Population 110,257 ( Male-55,744 | Female -54,513 )
  Rural Population 1,106,745 ( Male-564,978 | Female -541,767 )
  Literacy Rate 79.72 (Male- 85.70 |Female-73.49)
  Sex Ratio(per 1000) 961
  Major Language Bengali
  Population Density/Km2 673
  Major Industry

1. Barak Valley Cement Ltd at Jhumbasti

2. Cement International Ltd. at Badarpurghat

3. Barak Cold Storage at Badarpur

5 Others
  Total Road Length 1,455.23 Kms.
  Metalled Road 249.45 Kms.
  National Highway 83.10 Kms.
  Number of Colleges 10
  No. of Secondary/H.S. Schools 107
  No. of Elementary Schools 1,429
  No. of Govt. Hospitals 2
  No. of Bank Branches 49
  Major Railway Stations Badarpur, Karimganj
  Nearest Airport Kumbhirgram (Near Silchar)
(83 Kms. from Karimganj Town)

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