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About Barpeta

Barpeta Road (Assamese: ) is a city and a municipal board in Barpeta district in the state of Assam, India. It is one of the most important business places of Assam. Barpeta Road is situated Near Guwahati (Distance-130 KM). It is connected with Guwahati with local trains and take approximately 2 hours to reach there. It is situated in western Assam,(lower Assam)27 Km far from Dist HQ of Barpeta. Barpeta Road (Dist-Barpeta) is one of the important place in lower Assam and is the place for ideal trade and commerce, it is said to be the trade town of Lower Assam. As of 2001 India census, better known as Athiabari, Barpeta Road has a population of 35,281. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Barpeta Road has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. There are very a few educational schools and colleges like St Joseph's High School...