Dinjan

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Dinjan
দিনজান
Dinjoy gaon
town/small suburb
Nickname(s): Dinjan
Dinjan is located in Assam
Dinjan
Dinjan
Dinjan is located in India
Dinjan
Dinjan
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 27°30′0″N 95°10′0″E / 27.50000°N 95.16667°E / 27.50000; 95.16667Coordinates: 27°30′0″N 95°10′0″E / 27.50000°N 95.16667°E / 27.50000; 95.16667
Country  India
State Assam
District Dibrugarh
Elevation 106 m (348 ft)
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration AS-06 AS-23
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)

Dinjan (or Dinjoy gaon) is a small township in Dibrugarh district of Assam, India. It is located in the tea growing area of Assam. The closest town to it is Tinsukia. Dinjan became prominent during World War II when it had an airfield there from which C-47 of the CNAC flew over The Hump into Kunming in China carrying much needed supplies for the forces of Gen Chiang Kai-shek for the war against Japan. Other similar airfields in the vicinity were Chabua, Ledo, Mohanbari, Doom Dooma.

Geography[edit]

It is located at 27°30′0″N 95°10′0″E / 27.50000°N 95.16667°E / 27.50000; 95.16667 at an elevation of 400 ft above MSL.[1]

Location[edit]

National Highway 37 passes through Dinjan.

Getting There[edit]

The nearest major railway station to Dinjan is Tinsukia (NTSK) which is at a distance of 12.5 kilometres. The nearest airport is at Mohanbari, Dibrugarh which is at a distance of 45 kilometres.

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