Thakurgaon District: A to Z information

Thakurgaon district is a great part of rangpur division. This nice district is in the north-western side of Bangladesh. During British reign a Thakur family named after the district Thakurgaon. Since then it has become an independent district to its dwellers. The main economy of this district is in agriculture and farming. But now the district has got developed with new educational and business institutions.

Thakurgaon District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Thakurgaon District
Established in 1 st. February 1984
Division Rangpur
Area 1,781.74 km2 (687.93 sq mi)
Language bangla and regional
Population Total 14,66,877; male 55%, female 45%
Population density 780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Annual growth rate 2.67%/ Year
Sex ratio 100 : 106
Number of voters: 9,91,100
Literacy rate 41.8%; male 48.4%, female 34.8%.
School attendance 68%
Religion Muslim 924254, Hindu 278703, Buddhist 7156, Christian 131 and others 4132.
Ethnic communities santal, oraon, munda, Mushar and rajbangshi
Boundary by Panchagarh district on the north, Panchagarh and dinajpur districts on the east, west bengal state of India on the south and west.
Weather: Highest 33.5° Celsius and lowest average is 10.05° Celsius.
Major rivers tangon, nagar, Kulik, Tirnai, Pathari; Katchna Beel is notable
Major Crops aus, aman, boro, wheat, potato, ginger and turmeric
Major Fruits mango, jackfruit, sugarcane, banana, papaya, betel leaf
Postal code 5100
Area Code: 561
Dialling Code: +880 561

List of upazilas:

Upazila Total Area
Thakurgaon Sadar 683.45 (sq km)
Pirganj 353.30 (sq km)
Baliadangi 284.12 (sq km)
Ranisankail 287.59 (sq km)
Haripur 201.06 (sq km)

 Tourist Places:

Funcity Amusement Park Medini Sagar Jame Masjid
Thakurgaon Sugar Mill Jagadal Rajbari
Jamalpur Zamindarbari Jame Mosque Shalbari Mosque and Imambara
Haripur Rajbari Aparajeo 71 Thakurgaon(The Monument of 1971 War)
Palace of Raja Tonka Nath Ramrai Dighi

 Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Shawkat Ali,

Biplip Maji

Parliament Member  Ramesh Chandra Sen,

Alhaj Md. Dabirul Islam,

Md. Zahidur Rahman

Freedom Fighter Sadar. Md. Abdus Samad,

Abdul Latif

Politician Ramesh Chandra Sen,

Alhaj Md. Dabirul Islam,

Md. Zahidur Rahman,

Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir,

Selina Jahan Lita

Journalist and Writer Ali Ahasan Habib,

Bidhan Das,

Mahfuz Ullah,

Anwar Hossen,

Shawkat Ali

Poet Hayat Saif,

Raja Ganesha

Footballer Estar Jahan Eifte,

Chandan

Actor Litu Anam,

Abdus Salam

Actress Tripte mitra
Scientist Md. Rashidul Islam,

Dr. Md. Hosne Mobarak Mithu

Researcher Delower Kobir,

Odud Biswas

Historian Raja Ganash,

Surbala Sengupta

King Tonknath

Narendra Chandra Ghosh

Newspapers:

Daily:  Thakurgaon Darpan, Sangrami BanglaGram Bangla, Uttar Hath, A Somoy, Swargam, Cinchan, Batikrama, Spandan, Chharpatra, , Dipalaka, Bir Bangali, Raktakta Prantar, Durbadal, Rokter Rang Neel, Rokta Jhora Din.

Weekly: Aso Cheye Dekhi Prithibi, Usashi, Chalachitra.

Monthly: Aangikar, oikantik, Samakal, Mukul, Abe Hayat, Rabindra Smaranika, Barshik Siri.

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