Munshiganj District: A to Z information

Munshiganj is a district of dhaka Bangladesh. History says that the munshiganj was known as Bikrampur. Now it is a district in central Bangladesh and became apart from munshiganj. It is situated beside the river arial kha. This district is popular for the Hisla fishes which are found in padma river.

Munshiganj District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Munshiganj District
Established in 1st March 1984
Division Dhaka Division
Area 1004.29 square kilometers
Language Bangla & Regional
Population Total: 12,93,536 Male: 6,64,711; Female: 6,28,825
Population density 1500 per Sq. Km.
Annual growth rate 1.83%
Sex ratio 100:1
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 45.80%
School attendance 30%
Religion Muslim 1181012

Hindu 110804

Buddhist 1922

Christian 103

And others 308

Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by dhaka and narayanganj districts on the north, madaripur and shariatpur districts on the south, comilla and chandpur districts on the east, Dhaka and faridpur districts on the west.
Weather: 31°c [Annual average temperature]
Major rivers padma, meghna, dhaleshwari, ichamati.
Major Crops Indigo, kaun, linseed, arahar (pulse), kalai (pulse)
Major Fruits Banana, mango, papaya, jackfruit, litchi, melon, watermelon, black berry, pomegranate, guava, wood apple, shaddock, plum, palm, coconut and elephant apple.
Postal code 1500
Area Code: 691
Dialling Code: +880 691

List of upazillas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Gazaria 130.92
Tongibari 149.96
Munshiganj Sadar 160.79
Lohajang 130.12
Sreenagar 202.98
Serajdikhan 180.19

Tourist Places

idrakpur fort, Dighis of Raja Vallala Sena and Harish Chandra and tomb and mosque of Baba Adam at Rampal (Munshiganj Sadar Upazila), Shekhar Nagar Kali Bari, Joar Mandir at Sonarang (Tongibari), Shyamsiddhi Math, Shulpur Church, Meghna Village Tourists Garden (Gazaria). [Ratantanu Ghosh]

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Humayun Kabir
Parliament Member  Munshiganj-1

Sukumar Ranjan Ghosh

Bangladesh Awami League

Munshiganj-2

Sagufta Yasmin

Bangladesh Awami League

Munshiganj-3

Mrinal Kanti Das

Bangladesh Awami League

Freedom Fighter Nasima Begum
Politician Chittaranjan Das
Journalist and Writer Buddhadeb Bosu
Poet Humayun Azad
Footballer Rokonuzzaman Kanchan
Actor Tele Samad
Actress Anika Kabir Sokh
Scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose
Researcher Atish Dipankar
Historian Sheel Bhadra

Newspapers

Daily Daily Munshiganjer Kaghaz.
Weekly Weekly Munshiganj, Weekly Munshiganj Sangbad, Gramer Katha (weekly, 1962), Anusandhan, Chetana, Kaler Vela, Sangsaptak, Sarab, Kavitapatra, Vikrampur Mukhasri, Weekly Vikrampur Barta, Vikrampur.
Monthly Monthly Vikrampur, Monthly Palli-Vijnan, Hindu Intelligencer, Mukti, Vikrampur Patrika (1920),

The Munshiganj district has been improved by time. Now it has good communication system with main dhaka city and other districts of dhaka. The progress of this district is in under government’s consideration.

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