Rangpur District: A to Z information

Rangpur district is a part of rangpur division. It is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh. Rangpur was conquered by the army of Raja Man Singh, the commander of the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1775, but by 1686, it was fully integrated into the Mughal Empire. Names of places like Mughalbasa and Mughalhat bear witness to the past of Mughal Sangha and Rangpur and its inland. The head of Jatya Party Hossain Mohammad Ershad was also born in this district.

Rangpur District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Rangpur District
Established in  1869
Division Rangpur Division
Area 2,400.56 km2
Language Rangpuri and Bengali
Population Total population of Rangpur is 2534365, male 50.91%, female 49.09%.
Population density 1101
Annual growth rate +2.19%/year
Sex ratio 100:1
Number of voters: 145,5,466
Literacy rate 41.91
School attendance 46%
Religion Muslim 89.60%,Hindu 9.59%, . Christian 0.50% and others 0.31%
Ethnic communities Santal, Munda, and Orao
Boundary by north by Nilphamari District, on the south by Gaibandha District, on the east by Kurigram, and on the west by Dinajpur district
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is 32 degrees Celsius to 11 degrees Celsius
Major rivers Tista, jamuneshwari, ghaghat, karatoya, chikali, akhira.
Major Crops rice, wheat, maize, potato, brinjal and tomato
Major Fruits lychees, mangoes, bananas, jackfruits and blackberries
Postal code 5400
Area Code: 521
Dialling Code: +880-521

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Kaunia 147.60
Gangachara 272.28
Taraganj 128.64
Pirganj 409.37
Pirgachha 265.32
Badarganj 301.29
Mitha Pukur 515.62
Rangpur Sadar 330.33

Tourist Places:

Tajhat Zamindar Bari (Rangpur Sadar), Pirgachha Zamindar Bari, Phanibhusan Majumdar Zamindar Bari, Paira Chhattar, Three Domed Keramatia Mosque at Rangpur, Tribigraha Mandir, Vinna Jagat Amusement Park, Dargah of Shah Ismail Gazi


Universities 1
Private Medical College:  1
Masters level colleges: 65
Degree colleges: 5
Government Primary Schools 1166
Government High Schools 320
Polytechnic Institute 1

 Famous people:

Name of People                                                         Why Famous?
Literature Kamruzzaman Khan
Parliament Member  Abul Kalam
Freedom Fighter Shah Md Abdur Razzaque
Politician Hussein Muhammad Ershad
Journalist and Writer Roquia Sakhawat Hussain
Poet Anisul Huq
Footballer Syed Abdus Samad
Actor Ejajul Islam
Actress Jaya Ahsan
Scientist M. A. Wazed Miah
Researcher Afrin Zahan
Historian Shahriar Kabir


Daily Dabanal (1980), Juger Alo (1992), Rangpur (1997), Paribesh (1994), Akhira, Arjan
Weekly Atal (1991), Rangpur (1996), Rangpur Barta (1996), Bajrakantha (Pirganj);
Monthly Rangpur Bartabaha (1847), Rangapur Darpan (1907), Rangpur Sahitta Porishad (1905), Rangpur Dik Prakash (1861), Uttar Bangla (1960), Pravati (1955)

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