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Geography of Tinsukia

Tinsukia is one of the administrative districts of Assam which is located in the northern part of Assam. The district headquarters are located at the Tinsukia town.

Boundaries of Tinsukia

The northern, eastern and southern part of Tinsukia district is totally captured by Arunachal Pradesh. The south border is shared by the Changlang district, north by East Siang district and Lower Dibang Valley district and east by Lohit district. To the north-western part of Tinsukia district lies the Dhemaji district. And then again, to the south western part lies Dibrugarh district. It is the district that lies at the end of the state of Assam in the north direction.

Area of Tinsukia

The Tinsukia district occupies an area of 3790 sq. kms. which is almost equal to South Georgia. Its location is 27.4 latitude and 95.3 longitude. It is in 143 meters to 124 meters elevation range.

Climate of Tinsukia District

The climate of Tinsukia district is moderate and ranges from 21 ° C to 35° C  during summer. In winters, the temperature again falls down to as low as 13° C. Average temperatures in Tinsukia district are 17 ° C in January , 21 ° C in February , 23 ° C in March , 23 ° C in April , 25 ° C in May.

Forests in Tinsukia

Tinsukia has a huge number of forest reserves. The wildlife sanctuaries in Tinsukia district are rich in fauna and flora. All of the forests are however not being taken proper care of and hence not maintained. However, steps are being taken in order to turn these reserves into proper tourist spots.
Some of the reserves in tinsukia district are as follows:

  • Dibru-Saikhowa National Reserve Forest
  • Tarani Reserve ForestReserve forest tinsukia
  • Buridehing Reserve Forest
  • Duarmara Reserve Forest
  • Lokhipathar Reserve Forest
  • Kakojan Reserve Forest
  • Tokowani Reserve Forest
  • Phillobari Reserve Forest
  • Nalani Reserve Forest
  • Hollonghabi Reserve Forest
  • Doomdooma Reserve Forest
  • Dangori Reserve Forest
  • Mesaki Reserve Forest
  • Kumsong Reserve Forest
  • Hahkhati Reserve Forest
  • Deopani Reserve Forest
  • Sadiya Station Reserve Forest
  • Sadiya Station Reserve Forest(NB)
  • Hologaon Reserve Forest
  • Kukuramara Reserve Forest
  • Kundil Kalia Reserve Forest

Rivers in Tinsukia

There are a few rivers in Tinsukia. They are:
  • Brahmaputra
  • Lohit
  • Buri Dehing
  • Dibru

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