Gazipur district is one of the parts of greater Dhaka district, which is in the Dhaka division in Bangladesh. The region was under the deep jungle of Bhawal sub-division once upon a time. With hundreds years old tradition, Gazipur is one of the ancient and historical region.
We remind the history of 2500 years ago when see the Monument of emperor Ashok period, Dardia fort of Mourja period, and Buddhist Monastery of the king Dhol Samudra. In the region in 1733, the first Bengali dictionary and grammar and the first printed book of prose was written by Portugal priests.
Moreover, in Titbati village in Kapashia was producing very popular and world thinnest fabrics named Muslin.
Gazipur District Focus Point:
|Name Of District||Gazipur|
|Area||1770.54 Sq. Km.|
|Population||Male: 17, 75,310
Female: 16, 28,602.
Total: 34, 03,912
|Population density||1884/Sq Km
|Annual growth rate||5.21%.|
|Sex ratio||109:100 and the|
|Number of voters:
|Male : 9,53,131
|Literacy rate||Male 66.00%
|Ethnic communities||Rajbangshi (Koch), Garo, Mandi etc.|
|Boundary by||North: Mymensingh and Kishoreganj districts.
South: Dhaka, Narayanganj and Narsingdi districts.
West: Dhaka and Tangail districts.
|Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is||Maximum 36°C.
Rainfall: is 2376 mm.
|Major rivers||Old Brahmaputra, Shitalakshya, Turag, Bangshi, Balu, Banar etc.|
|Major Crops||Potato, Paddy, Jute, Oilseed, sugarcane, cotton, bamboo etc.|
|Major Fruits||Mango, jackfruit, papaya, banana, guava etc.|
|Dialling Code:||+880 681|
List of upazilas:
|Name of Upazila||Total Area|
|Gazipur Sadar Upazila||446.38 km².|
|Kapasia Upazila||356.98 km2|
|Sripur Upazila||465.24 km².|
|Kaliganj Upazila||158.79 km2|
|Kaliakior Upazila||314.14 km2|
Nakkhatra Bari, Saint Nikolas Church, Sreefaltali Royal Palace, Bhawal Royal Palace, Nuhash Palli, safari park, Vawal National Park, Nondon Park, Fantasy Kingdom, Kalinarayana Temple, Jagroto Chaurangi Muktijodha Monument & Gazipur resort etc.
|Name of People||Why Famous ?|
|10th Parliament Member’s :
A.K.M. Mozammel Huq,
Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-1)
Md. Zahid Ahsan Russel,
Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-2)
Alhaz Advocate Md. Rahamat Ali,
Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-3)
Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-4)
Meher Afroze chumki,
Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-5)
|Freedom Fighter||Moyaj Uddin Ahmed
Mr Kazi Mozammel Hoque
Ahsan Ullah Master
|Journalist and Writer||Abu Jafor Samsuddin|
|Poet||Gobinda Chandra Das|
|Scientist||Dr Meghnad Saha|
|Researcher||Dr Ajit Kumar Saha|
|Historian||Romesh Chandra Mazumdar|
|Daily Ajker Janata
Daily Mukta Sangbad News
Daily Natun Bhur
Daily Gazir Desh
Monthly teenage manas