Sonitpur is a district located in Assam. It is known as the second-largest district of the state. In the year 1983, the district of Sonitpur was formed after it was bifurcated from Darrang. Sonitpur is the home to several ethnic groups that have been residing here since ages. It also houses the amazing tourist destinations that never fail to lure the tourists.
Covering a gross area of 5300 km. Sonitpur is elevated at 157 feet above the sea level. It has the major portion of land that is a jagged terrain and fed by the rivers like Brahmaputra, Jiabharali, Buroi and Gubharoo. The areas are endowed with greenery through which these rivers flow. The climate of Sonitpur is tropical-temperate in nature. It faces warm summers as the median mercury level scales between 33°C-39°C. During the winter season, the temperatures fall down and rest at 13°C on an average. It receives the annual precipitation with an average of 3700 mm.
Sonitpur is dotted with the fascinating destinations like Nameri an d Orang National Park, Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary and Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary. These places are known as the home to an indigenous species of flora as well as fauna.