Manikganj District: A to Z information

Manikganj is a district of dhaka division. It is very closer to savar and gazipur. This division is a great part of dhaka main city. Most of the factories and industries are situated here. So, this city is rich in business and communication system. Here most of the people are industrious and business developer.

In 1971, the liberation war was organized and led in Manikganj district by Captain Halim Chowdhury, Abdul Matin Chowdhury, Principal Abdul Rauf Khan and other Biranganas in the district.

They worked hard to remove Pakistani armies from manikganj district. Then this city got popularity and recognition.

Manikganj District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Manikganj District
Established in 1845
Division Dhaka Division
Area 1383.06
Language Bangla
Population Total 698447; male 353201, female 345246
Population density 1000 per sq km
Annual growth rate 2.13%
Sex ratio 100:4
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 43.2%
School attendance 45%
Religion Muslim 1155202, Hindu 129488, Buddhist 214, Christian 28 and others 148
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by tangail district on the north, faridpur and dhaka districts on the south, Dhaka district on the east, pabna, rajbari and sirajganj districts on the west.
Weather: 32° C  [Annual average temperature]
Major rivers padma, jamuna, dhaleshwari, ichamati, Kaliganga, Gazikhali.
Major Crops pineapple, sugarcane, banana papaya, betel leaf, ginger and turmeric
Major Fruits Mango, jackfruit, safeda, banana, papaya, guava, coconut, palm, kamranga
Postal code 1800
Area Code: 651
Dialling Code: +880 651

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Ghior 145.95
Daulatpur 216.24
Manikganj Sadar 214.81
Shibalaya 199.07
Saturia 140.12
Singair 221.45
Harirampur 245.42

 Tourist Places:

  • Matta Math
  • Sree Sree Anandamayee Kalibari
  • Rajani Bhaban and Jhobhat Bhaban
  • Narayan Sadhu Asram
  • Sivabari Mandir
  • Neel-kuthi at Bimile (sadar upazila)
  • Fort at Fordnagar
  • Baira Neel-kuthi
  • residence of Datta-Guptas
  • Ananda Kuthi and Mandir
  • Senabari and Durga-mandap
  • Imampara Jami Masjid
  • tomb of Ibrahim Shah, (Singair upazila)
  • Ekdala Fort
  • Katasgarh Fort
  • Fort at Dhaki-jora
  • Daschira Buddha-vihara and stupa
  • Navaratna Math
  • Teota Zamindar Bari
  • Machain Masjid
  • tomb of Shah Rustam
  • Tepra Kali Mandir
  • Sree-bari
  • Neel-kuthi at Teota (Shivalaya upazila)
  • Baliati Zamindar Palace
  • Dhankora Zamindar-bari
  • tomb of Kalu Shah
  • Gauranga Math (Saturia upazila)
  • Neel-kuthi at village Sreebari Baratia
  • Panch-thubi Bauddha-vihara (Ghior)
  • Jhitka Lokmania Dargah (Harirampur).

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Munier Choudhury
Parliament Member  Manikganj-1

A.M Naimur Rahman

Bangladesh Awami League

Manikganj-2

Momotaz Begom

Bangladesh Awami League

Manikganj-3

Zahid Maleque

Bangladesh Awami League

 

Freedom Fighter Khandaker Delwar Hossain
Politician Hemanta Kumari Debi
Journalist and Writer Rafiq Uddin Ahmed
Poet Munier Choudhury
Footballer Ashraful Islam Rana
Actor Khan Asifur Rahman Agun
Actress Sumita Devi
Scientist Noazesh Ahmed
Researcher Saifur Rahman Sabuj
Historian Panchanan Das Gupta

Newspapers:

Daily  Al-Azan (1992); Alor Bani (1981), Muktir Bahan, Karcha, Manikganjer Khabar (1995), Ababil (defunct), Manikganj (1972), Manikganj Barta (1981), man (1967), Dawal, Ghazikhali, Chhayapalli.
Weekly Budhbar, Pataka, Chalaman (1980), Muktir Dak (1980), Navagram (1978), Jagarani (1965), Ritu-rang-
Monthly Abahaman (1978), Maitree International (1979), Bitap (1981), Dishari, Aloklata, Shiuli, Durbachal

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