Jhenaidah District: A to Z information

Jhenaidah is a district in the south-west of Bangladesh. It has become a part of Khulna Division when it was established. Jhenaidah was a police force at the beginning of British rule and was converted into a police station in 1793. The Jhenaidah subdivision was established in 1862 and was converted into a district in 1984. It is a perfect district where all sorts of communication systems are developed.

Jhenaidah is a developed district and city in Khulna division. The progress is also going on for the development of this district. Our government is affording well to update the education and communication system of this district. The population of this district is also in control.

Jhenaidah District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Jhenaidah District
Established in 1862
Division Khulna Division
Area 1964.77 sq km
Language Bangla & Regional Language
Population Total 1579490; male 815576, female 763914
Population density 815
Annual growth rate 2.21%
Sex ratio 100:3
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 44.9
School attendance 48%
Religion Muslim 1415379, Hindu 162808, Buddhist 835, Christian 161 and others 307
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by kushtia district on the north, jessore district and west bengal state of India on the south, rajbari and magura districts on the east, chuadanga district and West Bengal state of India on the west.
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is 25.9 °C
Major rivers gorai, kumar, nabaganga, chitra, bhairab, kobadak, Betna, Kaliganga; canals: Putimari, Sonalidanga, Dakuar, Tattipur; Beels: Kannadaha, Kajli, Shikir, Patar, Ruimari, Dobila-Azampur, Urki, Uttar Beel (Magura-Tattipur); baors: Baluhar, Marjat, Sarjat, Majdia, Barphar.
Major Crops lentil, onion, wheat, rice, sugarcane
Major Fruits Mango, jackfruit, banana, litchi, coconut, dates and palm
Postal code 7300
Area Code:  451
Dialling Code: +880 451

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kaliganj 310.16
Kotchandpur 165.66
Jhenaidah Sadar 467.75
Maheshpur 405.44
Shailkupa 373.42
Harinakunda 227.19

Tourist Places:

Biswabat (Bethuli), Harihar Garh (Shailkupa), Shailkupa Jami Mosque, Ram Gopal Mandir (Shailkupa), Rani Mata Dighi, Sawdaghar Dighi and Mosque, Gorai Mosque, Jor Bangla Mosque, Galakata Dighi and Mosque, Cheragdani Dighi and Mosque, Dighi of Sree Ram Raja, Tombs of Ghazi, Dhol Samudra Dighi (Jhenaidah Sadar), Naldangha Rajbari and Mandir (Kaliganj), Manasa Mandir (Maheshpur), Sree Krishna Balaram Dev Bigraha Mandir (Kaliganj).

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Fakir Lalon Shah
Parliament Member  Jhenaidah-1

Md. Abdul Hyee

Bangladesh Awami League

Jhenaidah-2

Tahjib Alam Siddique

Independent

Jhenaidah-3

Md. Nobi Newaz

Bangladesh Awami League

Jhenaidah-4

Md. Anwarul Azim (Anar)

Bangladesh Awami League

Freedom Fighter Rahman
Politician Abdul Hyee
Journalist and Writer Mostofa
Poet Golam Mostofa
Footballer Moynul Islam
Actor Shamim Hasan Sarkar
Actress Shimla
Scientist Jamal Nazrul Islam
Researcher Jamal Nazrul Islam
Historian Panju Shah Fakir

Newspapers:

Daily Jhenaidah, Jhenaidah Bani, Adhibeshan, Nabaganga, Bir Darpan, Muktasamaj, Nabachitra
Weekly Chalantika, Aunirvan, Simanter Bani, Chetana, Janatar Dak, Bir Darpan
Monthly Kotchandpur, Kahan, Kumar, Duhsahos, Janarab, Aognishikha, Pratiti, Disha, Boipatra, Mati Mon, Shuktara, Chharapatra, Khejurtala, Sabuj Patra, Joybangla, Ullas, Chetana, Simanta, Disheri, Anurag, Bishwabani, Shailabarta.

About Anwar

Hello, I'm Md Anwar Hossain from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Founder of contactnumberhub.com [Bangladeshi Number 1 Trip Advice Blog]. I like to write about All Kink of Bus, Train, Launch & Biman Related Information in this Blog.