04 Jan 2020
A district with historical significance, was formed in 2003. It has been divided into Kamrup Metropolitan and Kamrup Rural. Kamrup as a whole has 15.2 lakh population (2011, approx.)
Kamrup, the hub of Assam's administration and business is a melting pot of cultures, and has been inhabited by different ethnic groups. Guwahati, the main city of Kamrup, is also known as the ‘Gateway to Northeast’.
Kamrup is home to several places of tourist interest -- Kamakhya temple, Umananda temple in the Peacock island in the heart of Brahmaputra in Guwahati, Basishtha temple, Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra and the Balaji temple.
Formed as a municipality in 1893, Nagaon, known for its cultural significance was previously called Khagorijan.It has a population of 18.9 lakh (2011, approx.)
The birth place of eminent personalities like Srimanta Sankardeva, Madhav Kandoli, Gopinath Bordoloi, Swahid Bhogesari Phukanani, Birinchi Kumar Barua, Omeo Kr. Das; Nagaon has an unparalleled amalgamation of various communities.
Endowed with Laokhowa-Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary, Champawati Waterfall, Kathalguri Paradise Lake, Nagaon is home to numerous species of endangered mammals, reptiles and birds.
Formed in 1983 after being from Sibsagar, Jorhat is said to be the the gateway to upper Assam and Nagaland. Jorhat has a population of 10.9 lakh (2011 Census).
The last capital of the Ahom Kingdom, Jorhat or Jorehaut meaning two haats or mandis- Macharhat and Chowkihat is famous for the rare One Horned Rhinocerous in Kaziranga National Park, extensive tea gardens, Tocklai Tea Research Institute, and the Assam Agriculture University
A district known for its high literacy rate, Jorhat is a preferred destination for educational mileage.