Geography of Silchar
Silchar is situated between longitudes and latitudes 92º24' E & 93º15' E and 24º22'N & 25º8'N East respectively. The city is 35 meters above mean sea level. As per the 2001 census the Cachar district has total geographical area of 122.62 Sq. Kms with population of 144,003.
Topography of Silchar
Silchar's topography is highly broken and undulated in nature. The town area of Silchar is located in an alluvial flat plain, spotted with swamps and bisected by stream and surrounded by isolated small hills (tillas). During the rainy season, River Barak flows and cause heavy flood to the town. Inundation is common phenomenon in Silchar due to the presence of Ghagra river in the west side of the town and other streams.