Jhalokati District: A to Z information

Jhalokati District is a part of barishal division. It is a well-known district in barishal for its famous things. It is situated in the southern part of Bangladesh. There are many historical places to visit here. This district is developed in business and communication system. They people are also educated here.

Jhalokati District Focus Point: 

Name Of  District Jhalokati District
Established in 1972
Division Barishal Division
Area 758.06
Language Bangla & Regional Language
Population Total 694231; male 345735, female 348496
Population density 920
Annual growth rate 2.13%
Sex ratio 100:1
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 66.1
School attendance 48%
Religion Muslim 620585, Hindu 73327, Buddhist 144, Christian 91 and others 84.
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by Barisal district on the north and east, Barguna district and the Bishkhali river on the south, lohagara and Pirojpur districts on the west
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is 26.0 °C
Major rivers Bishkhali, Sugandha, Dhanshiri, Gabkhan, Jangalia and Bamanda, Bajitpur
Major Crops paddy, wheat, jute, sugarcane, potato, brinjal, mustard seed, chili, onion, garlic and vegetables.
Major Fruits Mango, Banana, coconut, Jackfruit, Papaya, palm, Guava, litchi
Tourist Places Sujabad Kellah (fort), remnants of the Ghosal Rajbari, Old Municipal Building, Civil Court Building (1781), Surichora Jami Mosque, Madabar Mosque.
Postal code 8400
Area Code: 498
Dialling Code: +880 498

List of upazilas: 

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kathalia 152.08
Jhalokati Sadar 204.48
Nalchity 237.17
Rajapur 164.33

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature
Parliament Member  Jhalokathi-1

Bazlul Haque Haroon

Bangladesh Awami League

Jhalokathi-2

Amir Hossain Amu

Bangladesh Awami League

Freedom Fighter Jitendra laal dutta
Politician Amir Hossain Amu
Journalist and Writer A. K. Fazlul Huq
Poet Kamini Roy
Footballer Tonmoy Hossain
Actor Golam Mustafa
Actress Rohini Roy
Scientist Munir Hossain
Researcher Munir Hossain
Historian Afzal Chowdhury

Newspapers:

Daily Shatakantha (defunct), Arkh, Jagaran, Shabdakash, Sabujpatra, Janayeta, Satabarsha Shoronika (1975), Mohona (1976), Chader Hasi (1978), Kalantar (1978), Onnesa (1978), Banglar Barta (1983), Biplobi Bangla (1983),
Weekly Suryadaya, Ajana Khabar (1995); Pari (1986), Suryaloka (1992), Ajker Shabdakash (1995), Namata (1996), Protiva (1996), Agraha (1996), Sreshti (1996), Shanko (1997)
Monthly Sujabad; defunct periodicals, Kamini (1998), Dhanshiri Shahitta Soykot (1992), Weekly Robbarer Chithi (1972), Dhanshiri Sahittya Saikot, Nalchity Barta, Sugandha Barta, Sandesh, Bithika.

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