About Charaideo District :
Charaideo district is an administrative district in the state of Assam in India. It was formally declared a new district of the state on 15 August 2015 by the Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi. It curve out of carved out of Sivasagar district and Sonari became its headquarters. It comes under Upper Assam divisions.
The site of Charaideo which was the first capital of the Ahom kingdom established by the first Ahom king Chao Lung Siu-Ka-Pha in 1228. He tombs (Maidams) of Ahom kings and queens at Charaideo hillocks are comparable to the Pyramids of Egypt. The site has had some archaeological works but also has suffered from robbers.There have been calls for the site to be UNESCO World Heritage listed.