Karimganj

Karimganj at a glance:

Coordinates: 24.8649° N, 92.3592° E

State: Assam

Karimganj is a city in the Karimganj District of the Indian state of Assam. It is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is located at 24.87°N 92.35°E. It has an average elevation of 13 metres.

How to reach Karimganj:

By Air :

Shillong Airport is the nearest airport. Cabs are available from the airport.

By Rail :

Badarpur junction in the Karimganj District serves as the nearest railway station. Taxies are available from the railway station.

By Road :

Karimganj is well accessible via roadways.

Places to visit in Karimganj:

Adamail Range:

Source : Holidify

Adamail Range forming a border with Bangladesh is also referred to as the Patharia Range. Marking the western border of the district, the range is spread over a length of 45 km, with its highest peak elevated at about 800 ft above the sea level.

Chhatachura Range:

Chhatachura Range that flanks the town arises from the south-east side of the district. Its highest peak is 2087 ft above the sea level with its middle part known as Saraspur which is 1000 ft high.

Duhalia Range:

Separating the valleys of Longai and Chargola, the Duhalia Range is the 3rd range passing through the district of Karimganj. Popularly referred to as the Pratapgarh Range; its highest hill is 1500 ft above the sea level.

Malegarh Crematorium:

A chivalrous reminder of the past, Malegarh Crematorium is a place where the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the 1857 mutiny were cremated here.

River Kushiara:

River Kushiara separated by River Barak flows from Karinganj to Bangladesh. The river serves as an international border separating Assam from Bangladesh.

Shopping :

Karimganj is a small town all wrapped in natures beauty. However, it is not a place to shop much but offers some of the best jute products and handicrafts that are exclusive to the town.

What to eat :

Being located in the state of Assam, Karimganj serves mainly Assamese cuisine. Kholasapori Pitha, Till Pitha, Dhaniar Bor, Tenga and Machli Bojha (Fish Fry) are among the famous dishes of the town.

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