Dabaka

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Dabaka
ডবকা
Dobokha
town
Dabaka is located in Assam
Dabaka
Dabaka
Dabaka is located in India
Dabaka
Dabaka
Location in Assam, India
Coordinates: 26°7′0″N 92°52′0″E / 26.11667°N 92.86667°E / 26.11667; 92.86667Coordinates: 26°7′0″N 92°52′0″E / 26.11667°N 92.86667°E / 26.11667; 92.86667
Country  India
State Assam
District Nagaon
Government
 • Body Dabaka Town Committee
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 11,043
Languages
 • Official Assamese
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-AS
Vehicle registration AS
Nearest city Hojai
Sex ratio 1.08 /

Dabaka (IPA: ˈdʌbəkə) (also called Doboka or Dobaka (IPA: də(ʊ)ˈbəʊkə)) is a town in Nagaon district, Assam, India. It is a commercial place situated in the central of Assam

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Indian census,[1] Dabaka had a population of 11,043. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dabaka has an average literacy rate of 85%, much higher than the national average of 66.5%: male literacy is 88% and, female literacy is 79%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.It is surrounded by hills from the two sides making it one of the beautiful town in assam.

Location[edit]

Dabaka is located at an elevation of 61 m above MSL.[2]

Dabaka is connected by National Highway 36 to Nagaon and Dimapur.

Culture[edit]

Dabaka's culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music and theatres. The town offers a complex and diverse lifestyle with a variety of food, entertainment and night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other towns of Assam.Doboka's history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions and cuisines coexisting in the Town. This unique blend of cultures is due to the migration of people from all over Assam since the British period. The majorty of the residents are Muslim with a notable number of Hindus. Dabaka's residents celebrate both Western and Indian festivals. Diwali, Holi, Eid, Christmas, Navratri, Good Friday, Bihu, Moharram, Durga Puja and Maha Shivratri are some of the popular festivals in the town

Economy[edit]

Doboka has been one of the leading town after hojai in International Agar Exportation to Middle Eastern countries and more to Bangkok, Laos, Singapore, Dabaka is one of the developed town of Assam and it ranked 10th position in Highest per capita income in Assam. Lower class families are engaged with farming of mostly rice then wheat, sugarcane Though it has very little land for farming it is overcome with a huge amount of rice production, The natural fertility of the soil behind the foothills accelerated the production of farming in a notable way.

See also[edit]

Hojai

Markaz Academy

Virgoo Ind.

References[edit]