Dhubri District is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. The district headquarters are located at Dhubri town which is situated at ~290 km from Guwahati, the state capital. This was also the headquarters of erstwhile Goalpara district which was created in 1876 by the British government. In 1983, Goalpara district was divided into four districts and Dhubri is one among those. The Dhubri district is one of the Muslim Majority district of India. About 75% of population is Muslim.As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Assam (out of 27), after Nagaon.