Morigaon Province (Pron: mʌrɪˈgaʊ) is an administrative district in the Indian state of Assam. The regional headquarters are in Morigaon. The ancient magical Mayong site is located in the region and the Pobatora Wildlife Sanctuary. The history of Morigaon is unclear. Another prominent traditional ruler of the region was Arimatta whose history was shrouded in mystery. After the death of Arimattas, Jongalbalahu, his son ruled the region. Jongalbalahu was eventually killed by the Kacharis with a bamboo spear near Kajalimukh.
Mayong is a historical site, located on the banks of the Brahmaputra River just 25 miles [40 km] from the regional capital Morigaon. It is located next to the Pobora Sanctuary, the home of the world's most famous rhinoceros. There are a number of ancient shrines and temples in and around Mayong.
Its total area is 1704 km2.
There are 5 sections in the Morigaon region.
There are 641 villages in the region.
There are 5 cities in total in the region.
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