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Digboi

Tinsukia , Assam

A town in the Tinsukhia district in Assam this is the place, this place boasts of something that world runs on today. In the search for crude oil, this is the first place in the 19th century where crude oil was discovered. A discovery that completely changed the way world worked henceforth, this is the place which has the oldest oilfield in the world. Digboi had a well developed infrastructure and a number of bungalows unique to the town. It is also a very picturesque and well developed town which is trying to promote tourism as much as possible. Thus it has some wonderful tourist lodges built in the Italian style. This is one place which will give you a feel of a European holiday. It is said that the town gets its name from the phrase "dig-boy-dig," which is what the English told the labourers as they dug for crude oil. Digboi has always retained a British-influenced culture years into independence. Club going, golfing, swimming and tennis were lifestyles of most Digboites since a long time back. This is one of the reasone why this town is a perfect place for a holiday where you want to just laze around and have some relaxed time. One of the places you should visit while in Digboy is its centenary museum. This is a place which holds the history of the town and its various milestones. One of the quaint, pretty and relaxed places, Digboi demands nothing from you. Instead it shows you the picture of a perfect place to live in. You will surely fall in love with this town.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 15.0°C /60.0°F 206 mm 499feet 20405.0 /km2 Jan-Apr,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

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  • National Oil Park

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