Digboi is a small town located in the northeastern part of the Tinsukia district of Assam. The native language here is Assamese.
Crude oil was discovered here in the 19th century. Digboi is also known as the oil city of Assam. The first oil well was mined in Digboi in early as 1901, and the refinery was commissioned. Digboi still has some of the oldest oil wells in production.
Here a significant number of British professionals working for the Assam Oil Company until decades after India's independence. So the British people had developed Digboi well and were well equipped with basic facilities. Some of the bungalows present here are still reminiscent of the British era.
Tourist places in and around Digboi are - The oil refinery of Digboi is the main tourist attraction of the city, as well as the 18-hole golf course, established by the British, is considered to be the best golf course in Upper Assam.
Other attractions of Digboi include Saikhowa National Park, Ridge Point, War Tomb area.
Wheather of Digboi - Digboi has a sub-tropical monsoon climate. Where summers are hot and sticky, monsoons bring respite rains, and winters are cold and foggy.
How to reach Digboi - The nearest airport to Digboi is Dibrugarh, while the nearest railway station is Tinsukia. National Highway 38 connects this oil town to the rest of the country.