Joypurhat District: A to Z information

Joypurhat is a district in the north of Bangladesh. It is a part of Rajshahi Division and has much reputation. Joypurhat has long been a region of the Pala empire and Sen dynasty. Until the 16th and 17th centuries there was no clear information about Joypurhat. In old age, ‘Baghabarihat (Bangla-Baghabarihat)’ was the local name of Joypurhat and later Gopendranjanhat (Bengali-Gopendraganjhat) was used in many archives.

Joypurhat District Focus Point: 

Name Of  District Joypurhat
Established in ‎February 26, 1984
Division Rajshahi
Area 965.44 sq kilometer
Language Bangla
Population 129329
Population density 877
Annual growth rate 3:41
Sex ratio 2:1
Number of voters: Total : 6,40, 177 male : 316, 389 female: 323, 788
Literacy rate 49.6%
School attendance 50%
Religion Muslim 225622, Hindu 28921, Buddhist 1134, Christian 77 and others 937
Ethnic communities Santal, Orao, Munda, Mahali (Mahle), Koch, Pahan, Buna, Ho, Mahato
Boundary by India, Dinajpur, Bogura and Gaibandha
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is Low Temperature: 24°51′  and High Temperature: 25°17′
Major rivers Jamuna, Haraboti, Tulshiganga, and Chiri
Major Crops Rice, Potato, Wheat, Onions
Major Fruits Mango, Jackfruits, Banana
Tourist Places Hinda – Kasba Shahi Mosque. Nandail Dighi. Lokma Jomidar Bari. Achranga Dighi. Gopinathpur Mandir. Patharghata Church. Baro Shibaloy Temple. Nimai Pirer Dorga.
Postal code 5900
Area Code: 571
Dialling Code: +880 571

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Joypurhat 238.5
Akkelpur 139.47
Kalai 166.30
Khetlal 142.60
Panchbibi 278.53

Education:

Universities 10
Private Medical College:  5
Masters level colleges: 6
Degree colleges: 7
Government Primary Schools 371
Government High Schools 4
Polytechnic Institute 01

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature

 

Ataur Rahman-Nazrul Criticism Book (নজরুল সমালোচনা)

Dr. Jahangir Chowdhury-Modern Koryar Poem

Abbas Ali Khan– Smritir Sagore Dheu

Actor/Actress Male: Montazur Rahman Akbar

Female: Tanha Jafrin

Poet Jayadeva Goswami
Parliament Member’s Shamsul Alam Dudu-Jaipurhat-1

Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon-Jaipurhat-2

Freedom Fighter Abdul Alim
Politician Shamsul Alam Dudu
Journalist Shahzada Mia Azad
Poet Ataur Rahman
Footballer Tutul Hossain Badsha
Actor Elias Kanchan
Actress Tanha Jafrin
Scientist M.A. Rahaman
Researcher DR. MD. TAUFIKUZZAMAN
Historian Akshay Kumar Maitreya

Newspapers:

Daily Aloran, sonarbangla, Shebak, Daily Nabanna, Uttar Simanta (1996-99); Quarly Diganta (1981-84)
Weekly Saptahik Simanta (1982-89) Saptahik Joypurbarta (1987-88), Saptahik Bangabani (1985-88),Saptahik Balighata, Saotahik Panchmatha
Monthly Mahua

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