Topography of Tura

The West Garo Hills district is mostly hilly with plains bounded by the south-western and northern-western borders. There are three essential  mountain ranges in the districts of Garo Hills.


Tura Range


This is one of the most important mountain ranges in the West Garo Hills. The Tura range is nearly 50 kms. long and extends from Tura in the east-west direction to Siju in the South Garo Hills district. The mountain peaks that are sittuated  in this range are Nokrek Peak, Tura Peak, Nengminjok Peak, Meminram Peak, Chitmang Peak. The highest peak of this range is the Nokrek (1412 m.) which lies 13 kms. South-east of Tura to the west of the Tura range. The low hill ranges run from north to south, and to the north of the Tura range hill ranges run parallel to it, gradually increasing in height till they meet in the south.

Tura range comes under the management of Nokrek National Park. These high ranges are particularly protected as Catchment areas right from the time of British Administration in Garo Hills. There are no human habitation in the heart of these ranges which has now became an ideal home to various flora and fauna.

Arbella Range


Arbella Peak is 999 meters in  height. It is  on the northern side of Asananggre village on the Tura-Guwahati road. Mostly the peaks in this mountain range fall in the East Garo Hills district.

Ranggira Range

This mountain range lies on the western fringe of the district and ends in Hallidayganj village. This peak is of  673 meters in height.


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