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Chirang district
চিৰাং জিলা
—  District of Assam  —
Country India
State Assam
Established
Headquarters Kajalgaon
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Kokrajhar
 • Assembly seats 1. Sidli (ST), 2. Bijni
Area
 • Total 1,169.9 km2 (451.7 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 454,208
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)

Chirang district (Assamese: চিৰাং জিলা) is one of the 27 districts of Assam state in north-eastern India. It is a new district formed in the BTC area of the state. Chirang district has been carved out from the erstwhile Bongaigaon district. 80% of the population of this district are Bodo people and the remaining 20% are Muslim (citation required) (also there are hindus and some indigenous religious groups)

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