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About Howraghat

Howraghat is a town in Karbi Anglong district of Assam. The name "Howraghat" comes from the Karbi words "Hawar-Kehat" which means "crossing the area" where 'hawar' means area and 'kehat' means crossing. Howraghat is populated by indigenous communities comprising mainly of Bodo, Karbi, Dimasa, and Ahom etc.

Demography of Howraghat

According to the 2001 India Census, the population of Howraghat is 4659. The population of males is 58% and that of the female is 42%. The average literacy rate of Howraghat is 80% with male literacy being 85 %, and female literacy 73% respectively.

Tourist Places in Howraghat

Located in Karbi Anglong district of Assam, Howraghat is a place of amazing scenic beauty. The tourism importance of Howraghat lies in its green backdrop and serene environment. Wherever you go, you will notice nature in its full aspects in Howraghat. Another very important aspect of tourism in Howraghat is that Howraghat is a place having historical importance which attracts history lovers to the place. Many archaeologically significant sites are situated in Howraghat which makes it a history lover’s paradise. Many excavations are carried out in Howraghat from time to time by the archaeological department. These archaeological important sites in Howraghat include:

Devasthan of Howraght

The Devasthan of Howraght is a site where rich treasure of images of Hara-Gaauri, Ganesh and Kartik have been found. Also found here are tombs with small gate panels images and engraved gate. A number of door lintels could be seen scattered over the area. While you visit this locality you can also see evidences of ancient temples and Shiva lingas.


Jaljurigaon is situated about 15 km from Howraghat. Here one can see the remnants of Sila Lipi or stone inscription.

Transport Services in Howraghat

Howraghat is connected well to the rest of Assam by airways, railways and roadways.

By Air: The nearest airport to Howraghat is Dimapur airport.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Howraghat is Diphu railway station.

By Road: The town of Howraghat is connected well to the other places of Assam by roadways. Regular bus services are available from Guwahati and other parts of Assam to Howraghat. In the town of Howraghat buses and auto rickshaws are the local means of transport.

Services in Howraghat

Howraghat is a developing town in Karbi Anglong district and so tries to serve the people well with whatever resources it has. Services like police stations, fire brigades, banks and post offices are available in Howraghat. Find below the contact details of emergency and utility services in Howraghat.

Police Station in Howraghat

Find below the contact details of police station in Howraghat.

Howraghat police station
Phone: (03676) 298457

Howraghat Fire Station

Find below the contact details of fire brigade control of Karbi Anglong district.

Fire brigade control
Phone: (03671) 272265

Banks in Howraghat

Find below the contact details banks located in Howraghat.

State Bank of India
Address: Howraghat, Karbi Anglong
Phone: 03676-228035
IFSC Code: SBIN0003050

Post Office in Howraghat

Find below the contact details of post office located in Howraghat.

Howraghat Post Office
Pincode: 782481
District: Karbi Anglong
State: Assam
Address: Howraghat Post Office,
Karbi Anglong District,
Phone: 03676-228031

Howraghat Fact File

State: Assam
District: Karbi Anglong
Goegraphical Coordinates: 26°05'14?N 93°08'17?E
Population (2001): 4659
Official Languages: Assamese, English, Karbi
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN: 782481
Phone Code: 03676

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