Gazipur District: A to Z information

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
Established in 1984
Division Dhaka division
Area 1770.54 Sq. Km.
Language Bangla
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

Female: 9,45,907

Total: 18,99,038

Literacy rate Male 66.00%

Female 58.90%.

Total: 62.60%

School attendance 42.50%
Religion Muslim 91.9%,

Hindu 7.5%,

Christian 0.4%,

Others 0.2%.

Ethnic communities Rajbangshi (Koch), Garo, Mandi etc.
Boundary by North: Mymensingh and Kishoreganj districts.

South: Dhaka, Narayanganj and Narsingdi districts.

East: Narsingdi.

West: Dhaka and Tangail districts.

Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is Maximum 36°C.

Minimum 12.7°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.
Postal code 1700
Area Code: 681
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

Tourist Places:

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.

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous ?
Parliament Member’s

 

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)

 

Simeen Hussain(Rimi),

Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-4)

 

Meher Afroze chumki,

Bangladesh Awami League (Gazipur-5)

Freedom Fighter Moyaj Uddin Ahmed

Mr Kazi Mozammel Hoque

Politician Tajuddin Ahmed

Ahsan Ullah Master

Journalist and Writer Abu Jafor Samsuddin
Poet Gobinda Chandra Das
Footballer Rajanikant Barman
Actor
Actress
Scientist Dr Meghnad Saha
Researcher Dr Ajit Kumar Saha
Historian Romesh Chandra Mazumdar

Newspaper:

Daily

 

Daily Ajker Janata

Daily Mukta Sangbad News

Daily Natun Bhur

Daily Gazir Desh

Weekly Pilsuj

Shitalakshya

Gazipur message

Organon

bhaval

Monthly

 

Documentary

massmail

Monthly teenage manas

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