Shariatpur District: A to Z information

Shariatpur is a district of Dhaka division. It is situated on the bank of padma river. Madaripur is situated on the opposite of the padma river. This district was named after by Netaji Shariat Ullah who was a prominent anti-British movement and prominent social reformer. All the places of this district are awesome and natural. After completion of Padma Bridge the communication system has been improved of this district.

Shariatpur District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Shariatpur District
Established in 1 March 1984
Division Dhaka
Area 1,181.53 km2 (456.19 sq mi)
Language Bengali and regional
Population Total- 1,155,824; Male- 543,838 ; Female- 538,462,
Population density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Annual growth rate +2.13%/year
Sex ratio 101 : 100
Number of voters: Total- 568504; Male- 285932; Female- 282572
Literacy rate Total- 41%; Male- 47%; Female- 36%
School attendance Total- 76%; Male 41%; Female 35%
Religion Muslim 1041584, Hindu 40491, Buddhist 60, Christian 28 and others 137
Ethnic communities Not available
Boundary by North by Munshiganj District, Barisal District on the south, Chandpur District on the east, Madaripur District on the west.
Weather: Annual average temperature of this district is 25.9 °C
Major rivers Padma, Meghna, Palong, Jayanti, Kirtinasha, and Dharmaganj.
Major Crops Pineapple, sugarcane, banana papaya, betel leaf, ginger and turmeric.
Major Fruits Mango, Jack fruit, Blackberry, Banana and Wood apple.
Postal code 8000
Area Code: 601
Dialling Code: +880 601

 List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Gosairhat 167.86 (sq km)
Zanjira 239.53 (sq km)
Damudya 91.76 (sq km)
Naria 240.02 (sq km)
Bhedarganj 311.24 (sq km)
Shariatpur Sadar 175.10 (sq km)

 Tourist Places:

• Dighi of Mohishar;
• Raj-Nagar;
• Haturia Jaminder Palace;
• Rudrokor Moth;
• Asrom of Ram Sadhu;
• Jamindar Palace;
• Fort of Mansingho;
• Shiva Linga;
• Suresshar Dorbar Sharif;
• Ponditsar;
• Fatehjangpur Fort
• Anandabajar Embankment Area
• Home of Manosa in Dhanuka
• Home of Bahadul Khalilur Rahman
• Historical Burirhat Mosque
• Mahisar
• Gholpar of Manua
• Majhir Ghat River Port

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Z.H. Sikder
Parliament Member Md iqbal hossain – shariatpur-1

Akm enamul haque shamim – shariatpur-2

Nahim razzaq – shariatpur-3

Freedom Fighter Captain Khondakar Nazmul Huda;

Captain Shafiq Ullah;

Salahuddin;

AR Azam Chowdhury;

Mostafizur Rahman;

Abdul Halim;

Politician Nahim Razzaq

Iqbal Hossain Apu

Siraj Sikder

B.M. Muzammel Haque

AKM Enamul Haque Shamim

Farzana Islam

Faruque Alam

Journalist and Writer Nurunnaby Chowdhury
Poet Dr. M. Anwar Hossain,
Footballer Sohel Rana,

Zainul Haque Sikder

Actor Golam Mowla
Actress Sadia Jahan Prova
Scientist Z. H. Sikder
Researcher Jogesh Chandra Ghosh
Historian Haji Shariatullah

Newspapers:

Daily Hunker
Weekly Muktir Kantha, Shetu, Kagojer Pata, Saptapalli Samachar;
Monthly hikundi Barta, Shariatpur Barta, Rudra Kantha, Jabanbondi, Chikandi Barta,

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