Patuakhali District: A to Z information

Patuakhali is a famous district of Barisal division. This district is situated in the south-western part of Barisal. This district is famous for the sea beach of Kuakata. Every year many tourists come to visit this place. Another famous place of this district is called “SagorKona”. Travelers find this place natural with its watery beauty. From here anyone can enjoy the sun rise and sun set. Jamidar bari is also a place in barishal division which is historical interest.

Patuakhali District Focus Point: 

Name Of  District Patuakhali District
Established in 1892
Division Barisal Division
Area 3,220.15 km2 (1,243.31 sq mi)
Language Bengali and regional
Population Total 1,535,854; male 759331, female 735450;
Population density 480/ km2 (1,200/ sq mi)
Annual growth rate +2.09%/ year
Sex ratio 100 : 103
Number of voters: 1,193,057
Literacy rate Total 54.1%; male 56.2% and female 52.0%
School attendance Total 56.8, Male- 59.8%, Female 53.8%
Religion Muslims 93.02%, Hindu 6.87%, Buddhist 0.09%, Christian 0.02%
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by Barisal District On The North, Bay Of Bengal On The South, Bhola District On The East, Barguna District On The West.
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is maximum 33.3°C to minimum 12.1°C
Major rivers Andharmanik, Agunmukha, tentulia, Galachipa, Rajganj; Rabnabad channel is notable
Major Crops Paddy, Jute, Potato, Pea, Lentil, Gram, sesame, Chilli, mustard, Linseed, Coriander seed, Nut, betel leaf, Sugarcane, Watermelon, Vegetables
Major Fruits Mango, Banana, Guava, Jamun, Custard-apple, Tamarind, Grapefruit, Lime, Jackfruit, Papaya, Pineapple, Bengal almond, Lichi, Pomegranate, Palm or Tal, Common fig, Haritaki, Date – scarce, Coconut – scarce
Postal code 8600
Area Code: 441
Dialling Code: +880 441

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kalapara 483.08 (sq km)
Galachipa 1267.89 (sq km)
Dashmina 351.74 (sq km)
Dumki 92.46 (sq km)
Patuakhali Sadar 362.62 (sq km)
Bauphal 486.91 (sq km)
Mirzaganj 175.45 (sq km)

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Abdul Parvez,

Saptaparna Nath

Parliament Member

 

A.B.M. Ruhul Amin Howlader- Patuakhali-1,

A.S.M. Feroz- Patuakhali-2,

A.K.M Zahangir Hossain, Patuakhali-3,

Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Patuakhali-4

Freedom Fighter Comrade Hiralal Dasgupta,

Hyder,

SM Monwara Monu

Md. Siddique Ahmed

Politician

 

SM Shahjada,

KM Nurul Huda,

Shahjahan Mia,

Altaf Hossain Chowdhury,

Habibur Rahman,

Khan Shaheb Akram,

Kazi Aboul Kashem

Journalist and Writer Golam Maula Rony,

Mahfuz Ullah,

Jahangir Alam Akash,

Md Habibullah,

Rafiqul Islam Montu

Poet Abdul Karim Mia,

Khandaker Abdul Khalek

Footballer Sohag Gaz

Kamrul Islam

Actor Golam Maula Rony

Mufti Salauddin

Md Shahjada Shaju.

Actress Ahona Rahman Lucky

Suzana

Scientist Abdul Hamid,

Anup Kumar Mandal

Researcher Md. Ibrahim,

Rahul Datta

Historian Mr. Foyz Uddin Hossen

Newspapers

Daily Rupantar, Tentulia, Ganadabi, Sathi
Weekly Payra, Patuakhali, Avijatri, Patuakhali Proshika, Palliseba (1934), Gram Bangla, Khilafat, Pratinidhi, Janata, Trisha
Monthly Chabuk; periodical: Patuakhali Samachar, Ek Mutho Suravi, Annesha, Swadesh Darpan, Saikat, Priya Kagaz, Metho Barta

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