Kurigram District: A to Z information

The word Kurigram has come from two separate bangle words. Kuri (Non-Aryan Language) Gram (Village). Kurigram district is located in the Rangpur division of northern Bangladesh. It is located in the Northern and Rangpur Division of Bangladesh. It was first established as a subdivision and later as a district in 1984. It is a great district where all the communications systems are perfect. It has many historical spots where you can travel to enjoy.

Kurigram Dist Focus Point:

Name Of  District Kurigram District
Established in 1874
Division Rangpur Division
Area 2296.1 square kilometers
Language Bangla
Population Total: 21,00000 Male: 11,00000 Female: 10,00000
Population density 720 Per Sqr
Annual growth rate 2.15%
Sex ratio 110:3
Number of voters: Total Voters. 216,794. Male Voters. 223,493. Female Voters
Literacy rate 59%
School attendance 57%
Religion Islam, Hindu, Christian, Buddha
Ethnic communities Buno, a tribe of Santal
Boundary by north : Cooch Behar district India, south : Gaibandha districteast : Assam state of India west: Lalmonirhat and Rangpur districts
Weather: 24.7 °C [Annual average temperature]
Major rivers brahmaputra, jamuna, dharla, dudhkumar, tista.
Major Crops Paddy, jute, maize, potato, wheat, mustard, bamboo.
Major Fruits Mango, jackfruit, litchi, papaya, blackberry, kamranga.
Postal code 5600
Area Code: 581
Dialling Code: +880 581

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kurigram Sadar Upazila 276.45 km2
Nageshwari Upazila 415.8 km2
Bhurungamari Upazila 236 km²
Phulbari Upazila 229.6 km²
Rajarhat Upazila 166.2 km²
Ulipur Upazila 504.2 km²
Chilmari Upazila 225 km²
Raomari Upazila 197.8 km²
Char Rajibpur Upazila 111 km²

 Tourist Places

Shahi Mosque, Chandi Mandir, Dolmancha Mandir, Bir Protik Taramon Bibi’s house, Naodanga Royal Palace, Sindur Moti, Enclaves, Pangeshwari Temple,, Bhetarbandh Royal Palace, Chandamari Mosque, Two Canons of Panga Kingdom, kazir mosque ulipur kurigram, Chilmari land port, and Ghogadaha Bazar.


Universities 43
Private Medical College:  10
Masters level colleges: 37
Degree colleges: 9
Government Primary Schools 563
Government High Schools 57
Polytechnic Institute 2

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Syed Waliullah
Parliament Member  Md. Zafar Ali-Bangladesh Awami League
Freedom Fighter Taramon Bibi
Politician Ruhul Amin
Journalist and Writer Syed Shamsul Haque
Poet Syed Shamsul Haque
Footballer Sohel Rana
Actor Shafiul Alam Raja
Actress Sumaiya Shimu
Scientist Dr. Ahmed
Researcher S.M Harun & Rashid Lal
Historian Muntasir Mamun


Daily Present: Dainik Kurigram Khabor, Dainik Chaoa Paoa, Weekly Tatha Katha, Monthly Pravati, Ganakatha, Ajker Kurigram, Padakkhep (literary magazine)
Weekly Weekly Kurigram Barta, Weekly Julfikar, Kalam (Ulipur); extinct: Dainik Kurigram, Banglar Dak, Weekly Dharla;
Monthly Monthly Ketan, Weekly Uttaran, Fortnightly Sajag, Monthly Betarbani (Nageshwari), Agradut (Raumari).

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