The District of Cachar lies between longitude 92° 24' E and 93° 15'E and Latitude 24° 22' N and 25° 8' N and is bounded on the north by the North Cachar Hills District and the State of Meghalaya, on the East by Manipur State, on the South by the State of Mizoram and on the west by Hailakandi District and Bangladesh. It has two sub-divisions -Silchar and Lakhipur. Named after the Kacharis who once ruled over this part of the State.Cachar district has prominently figured in the histories of Manipur and the Kachari Kingdom. Ruins that still invoke memories of the Kachari's past glory are scattered at several places of the district.
Last update:November 20, 2014 at 8:54:06 UTC