Natore District: A to Z information

Natore is a district in Rajshahi Division located in northern Bangladesh. It was bordered by the Rajshahi metropolis, and part of the Rajshahi district. At first there was a beel in nature which was called  Chaihanga. In 1706, the king Ramjivan Roy filled his beel here and established his own capital. Until 1821, Natore had a central office in the Rajshahi district.

Natore District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Natore district
Established in 1845
Division Rajshahi Division
Area 1,900 km²
Language Bangla
Population Total 698447; male 353201, female 345246
Population density 830
Annual growth rate 1.8%
Sex ratio 100:3
Number of voters:
Literacy rate 65.5%
School attendance 35%
Religion Muslim 549702, Hindu 148339, Buddhist 186, Christian 21 and others 199.
Ethnic communities santal, oraon, Turi, Bhumij, Kaibarta, Mushar, Malpahadi, munda
Boundary by Naogaon and Bogra districts on the north, Pabna and Kushtia districts on the south, Pabna and Sirajganj districts on the east, Rajshahi district on the west
Weather: 25.8 °C
Major rivers padma, baral, Mara Baral, Baranai, Gurh, nagar and chalan beel
Major Crops rice, sugarcane, wheat, mustered, onion, garlic, potato, brinjal.
Major Fruits mango, jackfruit, banana
Postal code 6400
Area Code: 71
Dialling Code: +880-771

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Gurudaspur 199.40
Natore Sadar 401.29
Baraigram 299.61
Bagatipara 139.86
Lalpur 327.92
Singra 528.46

 Tourist Places:

Rani Vabani Rajbari, Dighapatia Rajbari, Joykali Mandir at Harwara, Dayarampur Rajbari, Galimpur Rajbari, Begunbaria Zamindar Bari, Nurpur Zamindar Bari and Neelkuthi, Museum at village Khubjipur, Chalan Beel Museum.

 Education: 

Universities 205
Private Medical College:  3
Masters level colleges: 5
Degree colleges: 4
Government Primary Schools 701
Government High Schools 274
Polytechnic Institute 1

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Hamidur Rahman
Parliament Member  Shahidul Islam Bakul
Freedom Fighter Shajedur Rahman Khan
Politician Shafiqul Islam Shimul
Journalist and Writer Mostahidur Rahman Tutul
Poet Banalata Sen
Footballer Tanvir Chowdhury
Actor Syed Abdur Razzaq
Actress Sharifa Begum
Scientist Jannatul Ferdous
Researcher Dr. M Kamruzzaman
Historian Rani Bhabani

Newspapers:

Daily Uttar Bangabarta, Uttarpath, Prokas, Janadesh.
Weekly Natore Barta, Chalanbeel, Barsik Jug.
Monthly

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