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Tezpur

TEZPUR, or TEJPUR, a town of India, the administrative headquarters of Darrang district, Eastern Bengal and Assam, on the right bank of the Brahmaputra. Pop. (1901) 5047. It is the centre of a flourishing tea industry, and contains many houses of English residents. Communications are maintained by river steamer, while a light railway runs northward through the tea-growing tract.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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