Mymensingh District: A to Z information

Mymensingh is a district in the Mymensingh division of Bangladesh and bordered by Meghalaya state of India to the north and Ghazipur district to the south, Netrokona and Kishoreganj districts to the east. Sherpur, Jamalpur and Tangail districts to the west.

This district is well-known for “moymonsigho gitika”(Tranditional Songs Of Mymensingh). There are many amazing places here for tourists.

Mymensingh District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Mymensingh District
Established in 1787
Division Dhaka Division
Area 4,363 km²
Language Bangla
Population Total 4489726; male 2297302, female 2192424;
Population density 1100
Annual growth rate +2.59%/year
Sex ratio 100:3
Number of voters: Total: 1127579 Male: 1062706 Female: 2190285.
Literacy rate 40.2
School attendance 40%
Religion Islam, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian
Ethnic communities garo, Koch, Dalu, Barman and hajong
Boundary by Garo Hills and Meghalaya state of India on the north, gazipur district on the south, netrokona and kishoreganj districts on the east, sherpur, jamalpur and tangail districts on the west.
Weather: Lowest Temperature: 27.8

Highest Temperature: 82.0

Major rivers old brahmaputra, Bhogai, Bajua, kangsa.
Major Crops Paddy, wheat, vegetables
Major Fruits mango, guava, banana, papaya, pineapple
Tourist Places Agricultural University, Bokaynagar Fort, Maharaj Shashikanta house
Postal code 2200
Area Code: 91
Dialling Code: +880 91

List of upazilas: 

Name of Upazila Total Area
Ishwarganj 286.19
Gaffargaon 401.16
Gauripur 274.07
Trishal 338.98
Dhobaura 251.05
Nandail 326.13
Phulpur 580.21
Fulbaria 402.41
Bhaluka 444.05
Mymensingh Sadar 388.45
Muktagachha 314.71
Haluaghat 356.07

 Education: 

Universities 2
Private Medical College:  3
Masters level colleges: 63
Degree colleges: 3
Government Primary Schools 2043
Government High Schools 506
Polytechnic Institute 1

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Helena Khan
Parliament Member Md. Hafiz Ruhul Amin Madani
Freedom Fighter Sufi
Politician Ahsanuddin Ahmed Chowdhury
Journalist and Writer Humayun Ahmed
Poet Nirmalendu Goon
Footballer Jahurul Islam
Actor Satyajit Ray
Actress Rani Mukherjee
Scientist Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose
Researcher Shaharior Hashem
Historian Dr. Dinesh Chandra Sen

Newspapers:

Daily Banglar Jamin

Ajker Smriti

Swadesh Sangbad

Weekly Mymensingh Barta

Ajker Muktagachha;

Monthly Bigyapani (1866)

Bangalee (1874)

Surid (1875)

Pramadi (1875)

Bharat Mihir (1875)

Sanjibani (1878)

Basana (1899)

Abriti (1901)

Swadesh Sampad (1905)

Shikkha Saurav (1912)

Hafez Shakti (1924)

Ganavijan (1938)

weeekly Charumihir (1939)

Uttar Akash (1959)

Aunirban (1963)

Jagrata Bangla (1971).

About Anwar

Hello, I'm Md Anwar Hossain from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Founder of contactnumberhub.com [Bangladeshi Number 1 Trip Advice Blog]. I like to write about All Kink of Bus, Train, Launch & Biman Related Information in this Blog.