town, northeastern Assam state, northeastern India. Dibrugarh is situated along the Brahmaputra River and is an important commercial centre, a port, and a rail terminus. Its industries include tea processing and rice and oilseed milling. The Assam Medical College, a law college, and other colleges are affiliated with Dibrugarh University. The town is served by Mohanbari airfield, 12 miles (19 km) east. Dibrugarh suffered heavy damage from an earthquake in 1950.
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