Dhakuakhana

Dhakuakhana is a sub-division of Lakhimpur district in the north-eastern state Assam, India.

Dhakuakhana
Area
Dhakuakhana is located in Assam
Dhakuakhana
Dhakuakhana
Location in Assam, India
Dhakuakhana is located in India
Dhakuakhana
Dhakuakhana
Dhakuakhana (India)
Coordinates: 27°18′41″N 94°27′24″E / 27.3114122°N 94.456805°E / 27.3114122; 94.456805Coordinates: 27°18′41″N 94°27′24″E / 27.3114122°N 94.456805°E / 27.3114122; 94.456805
Country India
StateAssam
DistrictLakhimpur
Languages
 • OfficialAssamese
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Postal Index Number
787055
ISO 3166 codeIN-AS
Vehicle registrationAS

HistoryEdit

It started functioning in 1989 when naturalist-bureaucrat Dr Anwaruddin Choudhury of Assam Civil Service, joined as the first (founder) Sub-divisional Officer (civil).[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

This place is bounded on the east by Brahmaputra and Dhemaji, to the west, by Subansiri river and North Lakhimpur sub-division . To the north Dhemaji and to the south, Majuli river island and Brahmaputra river..[1]

Geographical position of Dhakuakhana is between 27.60 degree to 27.35 degree north latitude and 94.24 degree to 94.42 degree east longitude.

DemographyEdit

Dhakuakhana consists of diversified population of several ethnic communities including Chutia, Mishing, Ahom, Sut, Deori, Koch. Majority of the population are Hindus, however there are also population of diverse faith such as Christianity and Islam. The tribal community Mishings also follow their age old tradition of worshipping Doni-Polo, Sun and Moon God.

EducationEdit

Some notable education institutions of Dhakuakhana are:

EconomyEdit

The economy is mostly agrarian with majority of the population involved in agriculture and allied activities. There is also a cottage industry of Silk present in the region.

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit