The Barpeta District was carved out of erstwhile Kamrup District of Assam in July 1983. The district derives its name from the headquarter town of Barpeta. This lower Assam district covers an area of 3245 square kilometers and is bounded by international border i.e. Bhutan Hills in the North, Nalbari District in the East, Kamrup and Goalpara District in the South and Bongaigaon District in the West. The District lies between latitude 26'5'' North - 26'49'' North and longitude 90'39' East - 91'17' East.
Last update:July 8, 2015 at 5:35:09 UTC