Madaripur District: A to Z information

Madaripur is a subdivision of Dhaka district which was established in the 5th under the bakerganj district. In 1873, it was separated from Bakarganj and annexed to Faridpur district. Madaripur subdivision was transformed into a district in 1984. Madaripur district was named after by a saint named Syed Badiuddin Ahmed Zinda Shah Madar.

Madaripur District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Madaripur District
Established in 1984
Division Dhaka Division
Area 1144.96 square kilometers
Language Regional Language & Bangla
Population Total 1146349; male 584016, female 562333
Population density 1002
Annual growth rate 2.12%
Sex ratio 100:1
Number of voters: Madaripur-1: 245,095 (2019)

Madaripur-2: 347,230 (2019)

Madaripur-3: 297,955 (2019)

Literacy rate 43.1%
School attendance 39%
Religion Muslim 1001316, Hindu 143093, Buddhist 1729, Christian 39 and others 172.
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by faridpur and munshiganj districts on the north, barisal and gopalganj districts on the south, shariatpur district on the east, faridpur district on the west.
Weather 25.9 °C [Annual average temperature]
Major rivers padma, arial khan, kumar, Ghagor; madaripur beel route Canal is notable.
Major Crops pineapple, sugarcane, banana papaya, betel leaf, ginger and turmeric.
Major Fruits Jute, paddy, peanut, onion, garlic, chilli, sugarcane, mustard, pulse and wheat
Postal code 7900
Area Code: 661
Dialling Code: +880 661

List of upazilas: 

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kalkini 279.99
Madaripur Sadar 313.81
Rajoir 229.28
Shibchar 321.88

 Tourist Places:

  • Charmuguria Bandar
  • Hazrat Shah Madar Dargah
  • Auliapur Neelkuthi
  • Algi Kazibari Mosque and Shokuni’ Lake (Madaripur Sadar Upazila);
  • Raja Ram Mandir,
  • Pronob Math,
  • Annapurna Mandir,
  • Khalia Shanti Kendra and Ganesh Pagol Mandir (Rajoir);
  • Senapati Dighi (Kalkini);
  • Tomb Of Haji Shariatullah And
  • Raja Basu Durga Mandir

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Sadat hossain
Parliament Member  Madaripur-1

Noor-E-Alam Chowdhury

Bangladesh Awami League

Madaripur-2

Shajahan Khan

Bangladesh Awami League

Madaripur-3

A.F.M. Bahauddin (Nasim)

Bangladesh Awami League

Freedom Fighter Abdul Goffur
Politician Shahjahan Khan
Journalist and Writer Nizam
Poet Shahjahan Khan
Footballer Muzibur Rahman
Actor Humayun Faridi
Actress Liza rahman
Scientist Maqsudul Alam
Researcher Maqsudul Alam
Historian  Arun Kumar Goswami

Newspapers:

Daily Subarnagram (1998)

Pranto (2001)

Madaripur’ News (2006)

Bislashon (2009); =

Weekly  Suprovat (1991)

Shah Madar (1993)

Shariatullah (1996).

Ajkal (1999)

Ganasachetanata (2006)

Subarta’ (2007);

Monthly Jugachetona (1991)

Poster (1991)

Shanti Shamoyeki (1992)

Jabol-e-Noor (2005);

Daily Diganta (1960),

weekly janani Bangla (1972),

Kisholoy (1984),

weekly Madaripur Barta (1986),

weekly Arial Khan (1989),

fortnightly Balaronjika (1863).

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