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Kokrajhar is one of the 27 districts of Assam and is located on the north bank of the mighty Brahmaputra. It stretches to the international border with the Kingdom of Bhutan. Abode of the elusive Golden Langurs, the Chakrashila Wildlife Park is situated in the heritage-rich district of Kokrajhar in Assam. The area is rich in natural beauty and sits at the foot of lower Himalayas. The whole region is dotted with lush green forests. Kokrajhar is also the headquarter of the Bodoland Autonomous Council which was created in 1993. The rugged beauty of nature glorifies the little town and provides picturesque views for the onlooker from each and every corner. It is called the gateway to North Eastern India and undoubtedly a scenic one.
This town only spans an approximate area of 3169 sq. kms., but packs unparalleled beauty to take in! Dotted with patches of the different shades of green, this spectacle of a town is a cradled in the nurture of Mother Nature. Kokrajhar district has three major tourist attractions namely, The Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary, Hanuman Temple and Kali Temple. Spread over an area of over 45sq km, it has the distinction of being one of the two areas inhabited by the Golden Langurs. Wildlife enthusiasts from all over the globe visit Kokrajhar to have a glimpse of this beautiful creature. It is also famous for trekking, birdwatching, and wildlife photography.