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Dima Hasao (North Cachar Hills) District : Assam

About District


Dima Hasao is one of the two hills district of Assam in the North Eastern Region. The District is situated at southern part of Assam & is bounded by Nagaland & Manipur state in the east, Cachar district of Assam in the south, Meghalaya state & the part of Karbi-Anglong district in the west & another part of Karbi-Anglong & Nagaon district in the north. It has an area of 4890 sq. k.m. which is 6.24 percent of the total area of the state. North Cachar comprises of two sub- divisions viz Haflong and Maibang . There are two Revenue Circles (Tehsils), viz – Haflong and Maibang. In order to provide better developmental facilities, the district has been divided into five Community Development Block–Jatinga Valley Development Block,Mahur,Diyung Valley Development Block, Maibang, Harangajao ITD Block, Harangajao,Diyungbra ITD Block,Diyungmukh,New Sangbar Development Block,Sangbar. It is predominantly a forest area and agricultural practices of paddy cultivation are done on jhuming cultivation system in dry hilly land in the plain terrain areas depending mainly on rainfall which is also irregular.Some horticultural crops cultivation, viz. pieapple, orange, papaya and banana occupies a vital role in agricultural economy of the district.

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District at a Glance


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