|Elevation||26 m (85 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]
Gauripur is locatit at  It has an average elevation of 26 metres (85 feet). The nearest airport is situatit at Rupsi adjacent tae the veelage Khudimari. Gauripur is a smaw bonnie toun in the wastren side o destrict heidquairters Dhubri. The main toun is situatit bi the river Gadadhar on its eastren side. Thare is a loc on its north-wastren side namit Laokhowa beel an in the north-eastren side on the bank o Gadadhar is a smaw hill top cried Matiabagh on which the palace namit "Hawakhana" made bi the Zamindar o Gauripur is situatit. On the ither side o the Gadadhar river is the famous veelage Asharikandi, of internaitional fame for its terrakota industrie. The Gauripur toun is servit bi the Northeast Frontier Railway o the Indian Railway netwirk. The naitional heich-gate 31 runs athort the toun..
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
The establishment o the toun an the name "Gauripur" haes an interestin story associatit wi the main airchitect o Gauripur, Raza Pratap Chandra Baruah, Zamindar o Rangamati. It is believit that ane day Raza Baruah was hunting in the forest an came athort a frog which wis eatin a snake. He wis vera hintle astonished tae see this unnatural an unheard sicht. Being a vera strang devotee o Goddess Mahamaya, he wis convincit that it wis some sort o supernatural message for him. Shortly efterwairds, he established a temple for Goddess Mahamaya an namit the place as Gauripur efter the alias "Gauri" o Mahamaya. He even shiftit his caipital o his Zamindari frae Rangamati tae Gauripur.
Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]
As o 2001[update] Indie census, Gauripur haed a population o 23,477. Males constitute 52% o the population an females 48%. Gauripur haes an average leeteracy rate o 75%, heicher than the naitional average o 59.5%: male leeteracy is 81%, an female leeteracy is 69%. In Gauripur, 11% o the population is unner 6 years o age.
Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gauripur
- "Hai Hastir Kanya" written by Dr. Dhiren Das of Gauripur
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- "List of Parliamentary & Assembly Constituencies" (PDF). Assam. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2009-10-05.