Dawki

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Dawki
Duki, Dauki
town
Dawki is located in Meghalaya
Dawki
Dawki
Location in Meghalaya, India
Dawki is located in India
Dawki
Dawki
Dawki (India)
Coordinates: 25°11′0″N 92°1′0″E / 25.18333°N 92.01667°E / 25.18333; 92.01667Coordinates: 25°11′0″N 92°1′0″E / 25.18333°N 92.01667°E / 25.18333; 92.01667
Country  India
State Meghalaya
District West Jaintia Hills
Languages
 • Official English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 793109
Vehicle registration ML
Nearest city Shillong, Syllhet

Dawki or Dauki is a town in West Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya, India.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 25°11′0″N 92°1′0″E / 25.18333°N 92.01667°E / 25.18333; 92.01667,[1] on the border between India and Bangladesh.[2]

Dawki Border-crossing[edit]

Dawki Integrated Check Post or Dawki border crossing is on Dawki-Tamabil is one of the few road border crossings between India and Bangladesh in West Jaintia Hills district in the state of Meghalaya,India, the corresponding post in Bangladesh is Tamabil post. Dawki ICP foundation stone was laid in January 2017 and will become operation in 2-18.[3] It is used mainly for coal transportation to Bangladesh. Some 500 trucks cross the border every day in peak season.[4][5][6]

Some shared transport is available from Barabazar in Shillong to the border post at Dawki every morning. Buses are also available for the 70 kilometres (43 mi) journey from Shillong. On the other side inside Bangladesh the Tamabil bus station, 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) away, has regular bus service to Sylhet 55 kilometres (34 mi) away.[7][8]

Places of interest[edit]

Dawki Bridge, is a suspension bridge over the Umngot River. It was constructed in 1932 by the British.[9]

Dawki Bridge

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