Titabar sub-division is on eof the three civil sub-divisions of Jorhat district others being Majuli, a river island and Jorhat. The newly formed Titabar Sub-division came to being on 11th January, 2002. It comprises of two Revenue Circles namely- Titabar and Mariani and seven Tehsils (Mouza)- Titabar, Amguri-Kharikatia, Borholla, Thengal, Kakadunga, Nakachari and Katoni.

The sub-division is bounded by Naga hills on the south, Kakodunga river on the west, Teok river on the East, Soikota river on the North. The headquarter of Titabar civil sub-division is at Titabar which is at a distance of 22km from the district headquarter. There are two major roads from sub-divisional headquarter to district headquarter, one is gar-ali and the other is Na-ali. The historical Dhodar Ali, a road constructed during the Ahom king, Godadhar Singha, runs through Titabar town and links it with Golaghat and Jorhat. Titabar Railway station is in the heart of the town and the airport (Rowriah) is at a distance of 25km. All the rural areas of the sub-division are connected with the town by motor able roads.

Titabar sub-division is the habitation of the Hindus, Islams, Christians and the Buddhists. People of all the religions and sections live peacefully. They believe in peaceful co-existence and communal harmony.

The economy of Titabar Sub-division is based on agriculture. The major agricultural product of the sub-division is paddy. Titabar is the granary of rice. It is exported in great quantity to others parts of the state as well as to the neighbouring states of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. Establishment of a rice research station at Titabar has increased production of rice to a large extent in the entire region. Along with Rice Experimental station, there is a Sericulture training Institute and Research Station at Titabar Town. Most of the women of Titabar Sub-Division are good weavers. They produce Eri, Muga and silk clothing which are a good earning source to many of them.

Nineteen numbers of big and medium sized Tea Gardens have contributed to the economy of Titabar. The literacy rate of the people of Titabar sub-division is 63.25% (Male-71.28% and female-54.61%). For pursuing higher education, there are three colleges and nine numbers of higher secondary schools in Titabar sub-division.

For imparting medical and health facilities to all, there is first referral unit at Titabar town along with public health centres and State dispensaries in the nook and corner of the sub-division.


1. Location- Upper Assam
2. Boundaries- North-Jorhat Sub-Division (Sadar)
                    South- Nagaland
                    East- Sivasagar District and Nagaland
                    West- Golaghat District
3. Total Area- 632.89 sq. km
4. Sub-Divisional Head-Quarter- Titabar
5. Revenue Circle- two( Mariani and Titabar)
6. Development Block/ Anchalik Panchayat- three (Titabar, part of Baghchung and part of Selenghat)
7. Village- 227(revenue) and 10 (cadastral)= 237
8. No. of police stations- Three (Titabar, Mariani and Borholla)
9. No. of Out-Posts- Six
10. No. of assembly Constituencies- two ( Titabar and Mariani)
11. Total population - 183452 9as per 2001 census)
Male- 94150 nos.
Female- 89275 nos.
12. Sex ratio- 903 (as per 2001 census)
13. No. of Tea Gardens- 50
14. No. of primary gardens- 301
15. No. of ME schools- 85
16. No. of HS Schools- 12
17. No. of High Schools- 55
18. No. of Colleges/ Jr. Colleges- 11
19. Reserve Forest- Dessoi valley reserve Forest, Desoi reserve forest and Tiru hills reserve Forest
20. Wild Life sanctuary- Hollongapar Gibbon Wild Life sanctuary ( 5km from Mariani)


1. Titabar sub-division is proud of Gibbon wild-life sanctuary, which is the habitation for seven out of fifteen apes in India, especially; it houses a rare kind of monkey called "Gibbon". It is also famous for several endangered species of birds of Assam and is considered to be an important biodiversity spot.
2. The Buddhist temple at Balijan Shyam Gaon- a tribal village located at a distance of 12 km from Titabar town was established in the eighteenth century and was visited by the invader Burmese General in the early part of nineteenth century, beacons and is the glory of Titabar.
3. The "Thengal Manor" constructed by the famous businessman and educationist, Late Hemen Baruah is a piece of beauty and admiration.
4. At Titabar Mahimabari is situated the heart of Majuli Satriya culture- Sri Sri Kamalabari Satra where still the age old culture of satras persist.
5. The distinguished craftsmanship of making "Mukhas" or masks for performing the auspicious "Bhawna" can be still seen at Sri Bagiai satra.
6. The switchgate at Saraipani is also significant place for tourism of Titabar.
7. Sri Sri Bhugpur Satra is also considered to have importance for tourism prospects.
8. Sildubi is a famous picnic spot here.