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by Sumit Chourasia | Apr 30, 2019 | Category :travel

Top Places to visit in Lakhimpur, North Lakhimpur, Assam

Top Places to visit in Lakhimpur, North Lakhimpur, Assam

<p>Lakhimpur is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarter is located at North Lakhimpur. The district is bounded on the North by Siang and Papumpare District of Arunachal Pradesh and on the East by Dhemaji District and Subansiri River. Majuli District stands on the Southern side and Biswanath District is on the West.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>North Lakhimpur (/ˌl&aelig;kɪmˈpʊər/ LAK-im-POOR) is a town in India and a municipal board in Lakhimpur district in the northeast India state of Assam, about 394 kilometres (245 mi) northeast of Guwahati. It is the district headquarters of Lakhimpur district.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>North Lakhimpur is also the name of the subdivision of Lakhimpur district where North Lakhimpur town is located.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Divisions</p> <p>There are four Assam Legislative Assembly constituencies in this district: Bihpuria, Naoboicha, Lakhimpur, and Dhakuakhana. Dhakuakhana is designated for scheduled tribes. Bihpuria is in the Tezpur Lok Sabha constituency, whilst the other three are in the Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Demographics</p> <p>Population</p> <p>According to the 2011 census Lakhimpur district has a population of 1,040,644, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 435th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 457 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,180/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.06%. Lakhimpur has a sex ratio of 965 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 78.39%.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Language</p> <p>The district is multi-cultural and multi-ethnic in nature. Indigenous Assamese ethnic groups like Tai-Ahom, Chutiya, , Koch, Mising, Deori, Tiwa (Lalung), Bodos, Khamti dominates the district. Other groups include immigrants Bangladeshi Muslims who have a sizeable population in the district. Tea tribes community also called Adivasi forms nearly one-tenth of the district's population and mainly resides in the western and northern part of the district along the foothills. Other communities include Bengali Hindus, Nepali speakers,</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Flora and fauna</p> <p>In 1996 Lakhimpur district became home to the Bardoibum-Beelmukh Wildlife Sanctuary, which has an area of 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi). It shares the park with Dhemaji district.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Media</p> <p>Lakhimpur has an All India Radio relay station known as Akashvani Lakhimpur. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Print media</p> <p>Assamese language newspapers published from North Lakhimpur include the Asomiya Pratidin and Amar Asom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Education</p> <p>Colleges</p> <p>Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science</p> <p>North Lakhimpur College</p> <p>Lakhimpur Girls' College</p> <p>Lakhimpur Commerce College</p> <p>Lakhimpur Law College</p> <p>Genius Academy</p> <p>Brilliant Academy</p> <p>Brahmaputra Valley College</p> <p>Rev Williams Junior College, DC Banglow Road</p> <p>North Lakhimpur Kendriya Mahavidyalaya, Charaimoria</p> <p>Nowboicha College</p> <p>Schools</p> <p>Morning Star English High School</p> <p>G.S.Pradhan English High School</p> <p>Sankardev Sishu Niketan, Azad</p> <p>Sankardev High School, Azad</p> <p>Kendriya Vidyalaya</p> <p>Brookfield School</p> <p>North Lakhimpur Govtment Higher Secondary School</p> <p>Lakhimpur Academy HS School</p> <p>North Lakhimpur Govt Girls' Higher Secondary School</p> <p>Brahmaputra Valley Academy</p> <p>Genius Academy</p> <p>John Firth Christian English High School</p> <p>BBCM Shankardev Bidya Niketan</p> <p>Sangam Academy</p> <p>St. Mary's High School</p> <p>Ghilamara Town HS School</p> <p>Lohit Dikrong High School</p> <p>Brookfield School, KB Road</p> <p>Valley View School</p> <p>Asian Public School</p> <p>Don Bosco School</p> <p>Dhakuakhana H.S</p> <p>Panindra Vidyalaya</p> <p>Ghilamara Public High School</p> <p>Ghilamara Town High School</p> <p>Kantakhanikar Girls&rsquo; High School, Ghilamara</p> <p>Boginadi High School</p> <p>Pahumara Higher Secondary</p> <p>Nowboicha Higher Secondary School</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Lakhimpur</p>

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