Habiganj District: A to Z information

Habiganj district was formerly known as Habibganj,. It was named after Syed Habib Ullah. He was the founder of the Taraf Kingdom state, a district in the Sylhet Division of northeastern Bangladesh. Habiganj was included in the state of Nasirabad from the thirteenth to the thirteenth century. Currently it is a district of Sylhet Division. There are many awesome places here to visit for the tourists.

Habiganj District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Habibganj District
Established in On 1 March 1984
Division Sylhet Division
Area 2636.58 sq km
Language Bangla & Regional
Population Total 1757665; male 893020, female 864645
Population density 667 Per Sq Km
Annual growth rate 21.6 per 1,000
Sex ratio 90:2
Number of voters: 44, 50, 666, 00
Literacy rate 37.72%
School attendance 45%
Religion Muslim 1431886, Hindu 321077, Buddhist 1973, Christian 258 and others 2471
Ethnic communities khasia and manipuri
Boundary by Sunamganj district on the north, Tripura State of India on the south, Moulvi Bazar and Sylhet districts on the east, Brahmanbaria and Kishoreganjdistricts on the west
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is 29 (°C)
Major rivers Khowai, Sutang, Korangi, Kalni, Kushiyara, Gopala, Ratna, Barak
Major Crops pineapple, sugarcane, banana, papaya, betel leaf, ginger and turmeric.
Major Fruits Mango, berry, litchi, jackfruit, guava, hog plum, pineapple, sapota, chalta, lemon, palmyra
Tourist Places Sultanshi Habeli built by the great poet Syed Sultan at Habiganj Sadar upazila, Bibiana Gas Field (Nabiganj), Shahjibazar Power Plant (Madhabpur, Baniachong Rajbari, ancient dighi of Syed Gaous (R) at Mashajan (Habiganj Sadar), Sagardighi (Baniachong), Tea garden in Madhabpur Upazila. [Jayanta Sing Roy]
Postal code 3330-3374
Area Code: 831
Dialling Code: +880 831

List of upazilas in habiganj district:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Ajmiriganj 223.98
Chunarughat 495.49
Nabiganj 439.62
Baniachong 482.25
Bahubal 250.66
Madhabpur 294.28
Lakhai 196.56
Habiganj Sadar 253.74

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Hemango Biswas
Parliament Member  Gazi Mohammad Shahnawaz


Md. Abdul Majid Khan

Awami League


Md. Abu Zahir

Awami League


Md. Mahbub Ali

Awami League


Mahbub Ali

Awami League

Freedom Fighter Major General Mohammad Abdur Rab (Bir Uttam)
Politician Bipin Chandra Pal
Journalist and Writer Syed Mujtaba Ali
Poet Hemango Biswas
Footballer Hamza
Actor Azim
Actress Kaniz Fatema
Scientist Mahbubul alam
Researcher Md. Nur Islam
Historian hah Abu Muhammad Shamsul Kibria


Daily Daily Pravakar, Pratidener Bani, weekly Swadhikar, Swadeshbarta, Drishtikon, Khoai, Hobiganj Samachar, Janatar Dalil, Parikrama, fortnightly Prayas and Mritika
Weekly weekly Projapati (1909), Sree Sree Sonar Gauranga (1329 BS), Palli Bani (1940), weekly Shahid (1948), weekly Jagaran (1955)
Monthly monthly Moitri (1909), monthly Avijatrik (1966)

 What a district habiganj is and you will know these when you visit here. This district is in the main division of sylhet. So, when you visit sylhet, you can enjoy the places of here. The hidden information of this district you can get from here. You can also learn about notable people of this district.

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