About MahurMahur is a town and town area committee in Dima Hasao district of Assam. The town of Mahur is located at 25.17°N 93.12°E at an average elevation of 727 metres.
Demography of MahurAccording to the 2001 India census, the population of Mahur is 5485. The population of males is 55% and that of the females is 45%. The average literacy rate of Mahur is 76% with male literacy being 80% and female literacy being 71%.
Tourist Places in MahurSituated in Dima Hasao district, Mahur provides to tourists land rich of nature. The scenic beauty of Mahur will at once grab the attention of the tourists visiting the place. Apart from that there are important tourist places located near Mahur tourists can visit during their stay to the area.
Situated at a distance of 24.3 km from Mahur, Haflong is an absolutely beautiful tourist spot to visit. It takes 33 minutes to reach Haflong from Mahur. Haflong is the only hill station in Assam. Haflong is known for its beautiful landscapes, hills, mountains and green valleys. The water streams, lush green hills and bounty waterfalls of haflong are just a wonder to the eyes. While you visit haflong do make it a point to visit places like Haflong Lake, Jatinga Bird Observatory, Ethnic Villages, Fiangpui Garden, Hill view from Moulpong, Fiangpui Church etc.
Maibong is another exceptionally beautiful tourist place located at a distance of 19.9 km from Mahur. You can reach Maibong in just 20 minutes from Mahur. Situated at an altitude of 355 meters, Maibong is a nature lover's delight with its splendid green backdrop, spectacular landscape and ancient architecture. Maibong was the old capital of the Kachari kingdom and hence stone carvings, sculptures and ruins of ancient kingdom form the primary attraction of Maibong. The Ramchandi Temple is a famous tourist spot in Maibong.
Situated at a distance of 134 km from Mahur, Umrangshu makes for a spectacular hill station. It takes 2 hours 53 minutes to reach Umrangshu from Mahur. Get spellbound with the beauty of Umrangshu as nature is in its true form here. All you nature lovers just hold your breath while you are in Umrangshu as the hill station is beautiful enough to make your journey here a wonderful one and to call you back to the place.
Transportation Services in Mahur
Mahur is connected to the rest of Assam by airways, railways and roadways.
By Air: The nearest airport to Mahur is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Mahur is Haflong Railway Station.
By Road: Mahur is well connected to parts of Assam by means of roadways. There are bus facilities available to and from Guwahati and parts of Assam to Mahur. In Mahur buses and auto rickshaws are the local means of transport.
Services in MahurThe town of Mahur is not much developed and hence strives to serve the people with whatever resources it has. Services like that of police, postal services are provided in Mahur. Below is the contact details of important offices in Mahur.
Mahur Police StationFind below the contact details of Mahur police station.
Mahur police station
Phone: (03673) 283421
Mahur Fire StationFind below the contact details fire brigade in NC Hills.
Fire Brigade (Control No.)
Phone: (03673) 236301
Post Office in MahurGiven below the contact details of post office located in Mahur
Mahur Post Office
District: Dima Hasao
Address: The Post Master,
Mahur Post Office,
Dima Hasao District,
Mahur Fact FileState: Assam
District: Dima Hasao
Elevation: 727 m (2,385 ft)
Population (2001): 5,485
Official Languages: Assamese
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN Code: 788830.
Phone Code: 03673
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