Naogaon District: A to Z information

Naogaon is a city and district headquarters  in Bangladesh. It is situated on the banks of the mini Jamuna river. It is the center of trade within Naogaon district. The area is approximately 38.36 km2 (14.81 square miles) and the population is about 150,025. The municipality is made up of 3 wards and 56 mahallas. This district is in under rajshahi division. The communication system of this district is great.

Naogaon District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Naogaon district
Established in 1877
Division Rajshahi Division
Area 3435.67 sq km
Language Bangla
Population Total: 2377314. Male 50.66% and female 49.34%
Population density 950 sq km
Annual growth rate 3.2%
Sex ratio 100:2
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 62.52% male 45.9% and female 16.62%.
School attendance 40%
Religion Muslim 84.51%, Hindu 11.39%, others 4.1%
Ethnic communities Santal, Oraon ,Mahali,Munda, Mahali, Bansphor and Kurmi.
Boundary by West Bengal of India on the north, Natore and Rajshahi districts on the south, Joypurhat and Bogra districts on the east, Nawabganj district and West Bengal (India) on the west
Weather: Annual temperature is maximum 37.8°C and minimum 11.2°C.
Major rivers Atrail, Punorvoba, nagor, little jamuna, Chiri and Tulsi Ganga.
Major Crops Paddy, potato, watermelon, oil seeds, pulses
Major Fruits Mango, Jackfruit, Banana, guava, papaya, Coconut, Litchi, Lemon, Watermelon, date, etc.
Postal code 6500
Area Code: 41
Dialling Code: +880-741

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Atrai 284.41
Dhamoirhat 300.80
Niamatpur 449.10
Patnitala 382.39
Porsha 252.83
Badalgachhi 213.98
Mahadebpur 397.67
Manda 375.94
Naogaon Sadar 275.73
Raninagar 258.33
Sapahar 244.49

 Tourist Places:

  • Shampur Buddhist Bihar (PaharPur)
  • Kusumba Masjid
  • Patishar (Rabindranath Tagor’s KuthiBari)
  • Dubalhati Rajbari
  • AltaDighi Dhamoirhat
  • Mohadevpur razbari
  • Dibor Dighi-Patnitola
  • Gahon pirbabar Mazar-Patnitola
  • Kancon-Hazarat zahor Uddin Cistia Babar Mazar-Patnitola
  • Katabari mazar Patnitola
  • Jagaddal Vihara
  • Halud Vihara
  • Agrapuri Vihara

 Education: 

Universities 1
Private Medical College:  47
Masters level colleges: 7
Degree colleges: 2
Government Primary Schools 482
Government High Schools 4
Polytechnic Institute 1

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Porimal Kumar
Parliament Member  Mazumder, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Naogaon-1, (Constituency 46)
Freedom Fighter Altaf Hossain
Politician Abdul Jalil
Journalist and Writer Rabindronath Tagore
Poet Talim Hossain
Footballer Enamul Haque
Actor Tauquir Ahmed
Actress Tisha
Scientist Abul kashem
Researcher Mobarak Hossain
Historian Azizul Haque

Newspapers:

Daily Joybangla, Ishtehar, Alokbarta; fortnightly: Suryamukhi
Weekly Bangabani, Barendra Batra, Naba Batra, Banglar Kantha, Desher Bani, Banka Chand, Nabayug, Ei Shomoy;
Monthly Nabadiganta

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