Dhubri is the headquarters of Dhubri district (Assam) India. It is a small old town on the bank of the Brahmaputra and Gadadhar rivers. In 1883, the town was first constituted as a Municipal Board and is situated about 280 kilometres (174 mi) west from Guwahati, the state capital.
Dhubri was an important commercial centre and had a busy river port particularly for jute. Dhubri is called the "Land of Rivers" as it is covered three sides by rivers