About SarthebariSarthebari is a town located in the Barpeta district of Assam. It is located at about 100 kms west of Guwahati and 30 kms east of Barpeta town. Nalbari town is situated at a distance of 26 kms east. The land area under Sarthebari Town Area Committee is 2.90 sq kms. Sarthebari was declared a town in the year 1955.
Demography of SarthebariAccording to the 2001 census, Sarthebari had a population of 8686. The average literacy rate is 83% and the population percentage of males to females is 51% to 49%.
Economy of SarthebariAgriculture is the main occupation of the people of Sarthebari. There is the famous Brass and Bell Metal industry in Sarthebari which engages around 40% of the population of Sarthebari. A certain amount of people are also engaged in wood handicraft making.
Tourism of SarthebariOne can visit the Brass & Bell Metal industry to have a look into the process and craftsmanship of creating the products. There are also different beautiful villages which can be visited.
Bell and Brass Metal Industry:The Bell and Brass Metal industry at Sarthebari is popular over the world for its brass and bell metal works. It is the second largest handicraft of Assam. Utensils used in occasions in the Assamese household, traditional items like the Xorai, Bota etc. are all prepared by this industry.
How to reach Sarthebari
There are bus facilities from Sarthebari to other places of Assam. The nearest railway stations to Sarthebari are Tihu, Pathsala and Nalbari.
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