Narayanganj District: A to Z information

Narayanganj is a very well-known district of Dhaka in Bangladesh. As reported It is seen that Beacon Lal Pandey a Hindu religious leader called Narayan’s Shava who named this place as Narayanganj. It is situated on the banks of the Meghna and Shitalaksha rivers. Narayanganj district is one of the oldest city in Bangladesh. It is the center of business and industry, especially jute trade and processing center and textile sector of the country.

Narayanganj District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Narayanganj District
Established in 8 September 1876 and Sub-division was formed in 1882
Division Dhaka Division
Area 759.57 square kilometers.
Language bangla and regional
Population According to the population of the district is 30,74,077. The male population of the district is 1521438 and the female population is 146779. male 1161971, female 1011977; Muslim 2057398, Hindu 115151, Buddhist 695, Christian 385 and others 319.
Population density The population density in the district is 4308 people per square kilometer or 11157 people per square mile. 2.18%/year.
Annual growth rate 3.05%.
Sex ratio 107:100
Number of voters: Male 477553, Female 430702, Total 908255
Literacy rate  52.80%; male 56.1%, female 47.02%.
School attendance 70%
Religion 3080 mosques, 269 temples, 10 churches and 4 Buddhist temples and Muslim 2057398, Hindu 115151, Buddhist 695, Christian 385 and others 319.
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by It is bounded by narsingdi and gazipur districts on the north, munshiganj district on the south, brahmanbaria and comilla districts on the east, dhaka district on the west.
Weather: 32° – 24° [Annual average temperature]
Major rivers Shitalakshya River, meghna, old brahmaputra, buriganga, balu, dhaleshwari.
Major Crops Paddy, jute, mustard pulse, potato, maize, lentils, saffron, sugarcane, pepper.
Major Fruits Mango, jackfruit, papaya, banana, coconut.
Postal code 1420
Area Code: 0671
Dialling Code: 02

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Araihazar Upazila 183.07 km2 376,550
Sonargaon Upazila 171.67 km2 400,358
Bandar Upazila 55.84 km2 312,841
Narayanganj Sadar Upazila 100.75 km2 1,323,600
Rupganj Upazila 247.95 km2 534,868
Narayanganj Zila 684.37 km2 2,948,217

 Tourist Places:

Bangladesh folk art and crafts foundation (sonargaon) Panam Nagar, Russell Park and Zoo at Rupganj, Zamindar Bari and Zinda Park at Murapara, Mary Anderson Floating Restaurant at Fatulla, Isha Khan Fort at Hajiganj, sonakanda fort, Tomb and Mosque of Bibi Mariam in Narayanganj Sadar upazila. [Mokammal H Bhuiyan]

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Sudhijan Pathagar,

Md. Didarul Islam,

Sahed Khan Mithun

Parliament Member Golam Dastagir Gazi-     Narayanganj-1

Md. Nazrul Islam Babu- Narayanganj-2

Leakoat Hossain Khoka- Narayanganj-3

Shamim Osman- Narayanganj-4

A.K.M Salim Osman- Narayanganj-5

Freedom Fighter Mahabub Ali (shachho)

Mamunur Rashid,

Politician Shamim Osman,

Selina Hayat Ivy,

Salim Osman,

Journalist and Writer Abrar Habib,

Towhidul Alam,

Nurul Kabir

Poet Benajir Ahmed,

Hasan Hafiz,

Benojir Ahmed

Footballer Shahadat Hossain,

Wali Faisal,

Monem Munna

Actor Anjan Das,

Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Actress Parveen Sultana Diti,

Sarah Begum Kabari

Scientist Rabindra Gope,
Researcher Fazle Rabbi,

Sarah Begum Kabari

Historian Durga Charan Nag,

Rony Talukdar


Daily The Daily Sitalakhya, Khaborer Pata, Sochaton, Ajker Narayanganj, Soja Sapta, Dandy Barta, Desher Alo, Ihakal, Juger Chinta,
Weekly Sakal Barta, Ganadak, Fair House
Monthly Sonargaon Kagoj, Sonargaon Porikroma.

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