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Barak Valley

Barak Valley of Cachar extends over the districts of Hailakandi and Karimganj, and Silchar in Assam. It is endowed with small hillocks, plains and low lands and spans an area of about 6941 square km. Average rainfall is 3000 mm.

The Ganges soft-shell turtle (trionyx gangeticus) is found here. The significance of the valley is its geological newness and water stagnation. Barak River flows through this region. An abundant growth of bamboo is a characteristic feature in Barak valley. Nearby attraction is the Lubha Bridge, one of the longest span bridges in India.

Silchar Airport and Barak Valley Railway Station are the nearest access points.

Updated on 7th October, 2005


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