Sibsagar district (Assamese: শিৱসাগৰ জিলা) -- also known as Sivasagar -- is one of the 27 districts of Assam state in north-eastern India. Sibsagar city is the administrative headquarters of this district.
The district is situated between 26.45° and 27.15° north latitudes and 94.25° and 95.25° east longitudes. Sibsagar district occupies an area of 2,668 square kilometres (1,030 sq mi), comparatively equivalent to Estonia's Saaremaa Island.
Industry in Sivasagar: The main industries in Sivasagar are oil industry and tea industry. Majority of the population are agrarian.
According to the 2011 census Sibsagar district has a population of 1,150,253, roughly equal to the nation of Timor-Leste or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 406th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 431 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,120 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 9.37 %. Sivasagar has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 81.36 %.
Hindus 927,706, Muslims 85,761 (8.15%). The main communities living in the district are Ahoms, Tea-tribes, Sutiya, Mising and Deori.
Flora and fauna
In 1999 Sibsagar district became home to the Panidihing Wildlife Sanctuary, which has an area of 34 km2 (13.1 sq mi).
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