Dibrugarh which is the headquarter of the district derived its name from Dibarumukh. The name derived from the mouth(mukh) of the river Dibaru or Dibru(Bodo word dibru, a blister) Dibarumukh was a renowned encampment of Ahoms during Ahom Chutia war. Earlier Dibrugarh was the district HQ of Undivided Lakhimpur district. In 1971 the Dibrugarh Sub-division itself became the full flaged district. Later on the Tinsukia Sub-division separated as district in 1989 from Dibrugarh district. But now Dibrugarh is a separate district having its own identity with the District HQ still in Dibrugarh town itself. Experience India with Indian Travel Agent.
Dibrugarh, the largest tea exporting town in India. Surrounded by tea gardens with the misty outlines of the Himalayas in the background--Dibrugarh is located along the river Brahmaputra. Some times it is referred as the gateway to some districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Dibrugarh has direct access by road, railway and air to other parts of Assam and major cities of the country. NH-37 links Dibrugarh and other important towns of Assam. Dibrugarh is linked with Guwahati by a broad gauge line. It is also connected with other cities of country by express and superfast trains. Dibrugarh has regular air flight from major cities like Delhi, Calcutta and Guwahati from its Mohanbari airport which is 17 km from the town. In Dibrugarh one can go around the tea gardens which are located in and around the town. A large number of tea estates are located along NH-37 covering large area of Dibrugarh district. Visit India with Indian Travel agent.