Jurabaat (East Assamese)
|Village and Suburb|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|PIN||793101 or 781023|
|Vehicle registration||ML- 10 or AS- 01|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
Jorabat is a village, suburban fringe and a junction which covers area under both Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya, India and East Kamrup district, Assam, India, with greater parts in East Kamrup district of Assam and lesser southern parts in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya.
The village is sandwiched between south Brahmaputra Valley and northern parts of East Khasi Hills.
Though village mostly lies in East Kamrup district of Assam, being a transportation hub area is conglomeration of communities living in harmony and peace which is hard to find in the rest of North east India where hostilities between various ethnic and religious group is a common scenario. A majority of the people living in Jorabat are businessmen. The Nepali and Bihari people constitute a majority in the area whereas Assamese, Khasi, Bengali, Punjabi, Garo and religious minorities makes sizable part of demography.
Places of interest and importance
- Shri Shri Bhadrakaleshwari Mandir
- Meghalaya teer Counter Stand
- Friday weekly bazaar
- Khanapara Sales tax Check gate (Government of Assam)
- Jorabat Electricity Bill collection centre (Government of Assam)
- Jorabat Telephone Exchange
- HOTEL JORABAT(LODGING) 0361-2896212
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