District at a glance

  •  Division: Central Assam
  •  Headquarter: Nalbari
  •  Sub-Divisions: 0
  •  Revenue Circles: 7
  •  Development Blocks: 7
  •  Geographical Area: 2287 sq. km
  •  Population: 771639 (as per 2011 census)
  •  Literacy: 78.63%
  •  Revenue Villages: 472
  •  Panchayats: 65



Nalbari District is situated between 26°N and 26.51 N latitude and 91 E and 91.47 E longitude. The north and west side of the district is bounded by Baksa and Barpeta districts respectively. The southern and eastern side of the district is bounded by Kamrup district. The entire area of the district is situated at the plains of the Brahmaputra Valley. The tributaries of the Brahmaputra, Nona, Buradia, Pagaldia, Borolia and Tihu that originate from the foothills of the Himalayan range are wild in nature and have enormous contribution towards the agrarian economy of the district. The soil condition of district is a heterogeneous one. The soil of the northem part of the district is clayey and loamy where as the middle part is loamy and sandy. The soil of the southern part of the district is composed of sandy soil. The district has a sub-tropical climate with semi dry hot summer and cold winter. During summer, Le, in the months from May to August heavy rainfall occurs for which the district experiences flood. The district experiences annual (average) rainfall of 1500 mm.


North: Baksa District

South: River Brahmaputra & Kamrup District

East: Kamrup District

West: Barpeta District


Terraine  :

The district has almost flat topography, with gentle slope towards south and as this part is close to the northern bank of the river Brahmaputra, characterizing

low lying, flood prone zone. The Soil condition of the District is a heterogeneous one. The Soil of the northern part of the district is clayey and loamy; the middle part is loamy and sandy. The Soil of the southern part of the district is composed of predominantly sandy soil.


Ethnic composition:

Nalbari is a district where different religious people mainly Hindus, Muslim, Christians, Jains and Animistic (tribal religion) live in harmony. The different ethnic groups have been practicing their own religious activities peacefully.


Socio-economic-cultural peculiarities:

The District of Nalbari is one of the economically backward districts of Assam as it is characterised by low per capita income, agricultural based poor Socio-economic infrastructure, and heavy percentage of rural population below the poverty line and poor industrialization. Agriculture occupies the most dominant position in the economy of Nalbari. Nearly 97 per cent of the district population lives in rural areas. According to the 2001 census report more than 71 per cent of the working force are engaged in agriculture and. its allied activities.


Ethnic Settlements::

The population composition of Nalbari district is ethnically dominated by the Assamese, Bodo, Bengali, Nepali, Hindustani (people outside Assam). Linguistic uniformity brought greater harmony amongst the different ethnic groups who used to differ not only in their spoken languages, but also in their administrative organizations, customary laws, and social and societal institutions. Such harmony as is expected, has been at work positively in the growth of Nalbari despite the fact, that different groups maintain their identities. Inter-ethnic relationship within the district generally appears to be harmonious not only in the economic field, but also in social context.


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