Diphu is the headquarters of Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam in India. It is about 270 km by road and 213 km by railways from Guwahati, State capital of Assam.
Diphu is part of Autonomous District (Lok Sabha constituency). The town is home to many indigenous communities and other communities from rest of the country, the Karbis, Dimasa, Boro, Garo being the major tribes of the district. The town truly exhibits the peaceful and harmonious coexistence among them. It houses temples, churches, mosques and also a gurudwara. The town celebrates all the major festivals together with much fun-fare. Rongker, Bishu-Dima, Wangala, Bihu, Christmas, Durga Puja, Divali and other festivals are celebrated with fervour and joy.