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netrakona zila

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Netrakona District is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh. Near the Himalayan border. Historically Netrakona is the main center point of Mymensingh Githika as the view of Mahua Malua who lived there and created their performances. Netrokona Sadar Upazila has an area of 340.35 km² and it is surrounded by Durgapur and Kalmakanda upazilas on the north side, Kendua and Gauripur upazilas on the south side, Barhatta and Atpara upazilas on the east side, Purbadhala upazila on the west. There are four rivers in Netrokona. They are Kangsha, Dhala, Magra, and Teorkhali.
Netrakona Pouroshaba (Town of Netrakona) consists of 9 wards and 33 mahallas. It is a municipal town with an area of 13.63 km². Netrakona Pouroshaba was established in 1887 & Ist chairmen of Pourashaba Elahi Newas Khan(1876-1926).The town has a population of 53,853; male 51.22%, female 48.78%. The density of population is 3,951 per km². Literacy rate among the town people is 54.2%. Administration Netrakona Sadar thana was established in 1874 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. The upazila consists of 13 union parishads, 306 mouzas and 344 villages.


Religion in Netrokona District




The economy of Netrakona is largely agrarian. Susang Durgapur, an Upazila of Netrokona, is one the major sources of country's China-Clay used for ceramic products. Its vast water bodies (Hawor) provides wide varieties of fish.

Places of interest

  • Hazrat Shah Sultan Kamar Uddin Rumi's shrine is situated in Madanpur, a village 8 km from the district town.
  • Durgapur, near the Indo-Bangla border, is a good tourist spot. The Garo Pahar is situated there and people observe time-honored traditions. People living in Netrakona's mountains are the ancestors of the Upo Jatis. The only Up-Zati cultural academi in the country is there. Khaliyajuri is a place dominated by waterways; the small villages are organised into "islands" and radio communications are poor.

Famous people

There are so many famous people born in there. They are following :
  • Shahabuddin ahmed (Ex. President and Chief Justice of Bangladesh),
  • Moni singh (Political Leader),
  • Humayun Ahmed (Famous Writer and Film Director. Ex Prof.of DU),
  • Md.Jafar iqbal (Writer & Intellectual and Prof. of SUST),
  • Nirmulendha goon (Poet),
  • Md. Abdul Hannan Khan (Ex. D.I.G. of Bangladesh Police (Dhaka range),
  • Abdul Momnen (Political Leader),
  • Khaleqdad Chowdhury (Litterateur),
  • Professor Jatin Sarkar (Writer & Intellectual),
  • Shirajuddin Kasehimpuri ( Honourable member of Folklore society),
  • Prakriti Ronjon Chanda (Ex. D.I.G. of Bangladesh, author and Mymensingh Kriti Shontan)

Purbadhala upozila

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Purbadhala is located at 24°56′00″N 90°36′10″E / 24.9333°N 90.6028°E / 24.9333; 90.6028 . It has 44799 units of house hold and total area 312.3 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Purbadhala has a population of 235675. Males constitute are 50.79% of the population, and females 49.21%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 114878. Purbadhala has an average literacy rate of 23% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.


Purbadhala has 12 Unions/Wards, 229 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 334 villages.
The Unions of purbdhala are following :

Hugla Union
Ghagra Union
Jaria Union
Dhola Mulgao Union
Bishkakuni Union
Agia Union
Khalishapur Union
Narandia Union
Gohalakanda Union
Bhairati Union


Mohanganj upazila

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Mohanganj is located at 24°52′00″N 90°58′00″E / 24.8667°N 90.9667°E / 24.8667; 90.9667. It has 24011 units of house hold and total area 243.2 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Mohanganj has a population of 129415. Males constitute are 51.4% of the population, and females 48.6%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 65417. Mohanganj has an average literacy rate of 27.8% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.


Mohanganj thana was turned into an upazila in 1982. Mohanganj has 07 Unions & 01 pouroshobha,Namly UP-1:Birampur-Borkashia,UP-2:Borotoly-Baniahary,UP-3:Tatholia,UP-4:Magan-Siader,UP-5:Somaj-Shohildew,UP-6:Suair,UP-7:Gaglajur & Pouroshobha Mohongonj.Mauzas/Mahallas 135, and 163 villages.There are Big howor,namly ``DINGAPUTHA.

Telephone Dialing Format: International - 880 (09524), National - 0 (9524)

Archaeological Heritage and Relics

Ancient fort at village Betham (Sultan Alauddin Hussain Shah period), Shekher Bari Mosque (same period), Daulatpur Temple (876 BS).


129415; male 66525, female 63890; Muslim 80.57%, Hindu 19.09%, Christian and Buddhist 0.17% and others 0.17%.

Religious Institutions

Mosque- 217, Temple- 32. There is a temple of 'Ramkrishna'. which is remarkable in Netrokona district for its beauty.

Literacy, Educational Institutions & Professionals

  • Average literacy 27.8%

Male 32.7% Female 22.5%.

  • Educational institutions:

College 2, High school 14+4, Madrasa 12, Government primary school 50, Non-government primary school 31, Low cost school 3, Satellite school 10;

  • Noted educational institution:

Mohanganj Pilot Govt. High School (1931), Mohongonj Pilot Girls high school(1952), Mohanganj Public High School(1981), Mohongonj Adorsho High School(1989), Khan Bahadur Kabir Uddin Khan High School, Shampur Union High School(1969), Khurshimul high school(1965), Magan high school(1971), Sesrakali shahid smrety high school(1966), Borantor Adorsho high school(1987), Joinpur high school, Paikura Junior high school(1969), Birampur high school(1994), Somaj high school(1964), Naraish Junior high school, Palgoan high school,Hashla high school, MuktiZudda Smrety Junior high school, Mohanganj Degree College, Mohanganj Girls’ College.

  • Professionals :

Cultural Organizations

  • Rural club 36,
  • Playground 12,
  • Women's organization 4,
  • Public library 2,
  • Cinema hall 3, and
  • Theater group 1.

Main Occupations

Agriculture 48.25%, fishing 2.62%, agricultural laborer 21.21%, wage laborer 2.53%, commerce 9.84%, service 3.49% and others 12.06%.


Cultivable land 24864.43 hectares, fallow land 390.84 hectares; single crop 52%, double crop 38% and treble crop land 10%; land under irrigation 71%.

Land Control: Among the peasants, 33% are landless, 29% small, 27% intermediate and 11% rich; cultivable land per head 0.13 hectare.

Value of Land: The market value of the land of the first grade is Tk 5000 per 0.01 hectare.

Main Crops

Paddy, mustard seed and cotton.

Extinct or Nearly Extinct Crops: Jute and potato.

Main Fruits: Jack fruit, mango and black berry.

Poultries: 61

Communication and Transportation

It has a strong waterway connection with Sylhet, Shunamganj, Bhairab Bazar, and Dhaka.

Pucca 16 km, semi pucca 37 km and mud road 397 km; railways 3 km; waterways 12 nautical mile.

Traditional Transport: Palanquin, horse carriage, bullock cart and buffalo cart. These means of transport are either extinct or nearly extinct.

Manufacture & Industry

Flour Mills 3, saw mills 15, ice factories 10, oil mills 2 and printing presses 4.

Cottage Industries: Goldsmith 15, wood work 26, blacksmith 14, tailoring 223, welding 9, potteries 11.

Lots of Poultry Firm.

Hats, Bazaars and Fairs: Hats and bazaars are 38, most noted Hats Mohanganj and Chhesrakhali; fairs 2 (Nagdora and Barantar Mela).

Main Exports

Paddy, Poultry Chicken, Egg, Fish, Mustard, Dal, Potato, and dry Fish.


Madan upazila

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Madan is located at 24°43′00″N 90°58′00″E / 24.7167°N 90.9667°E / 24.7167; 90.9667 . It has 21808 units of house hold and total area 225.85 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Madan has a population of 117613. Males constitute are 50.99% of the population, and females 49.01%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 58127. Madan has an average literacy rate of 18.7% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.


Madan has 8 Unions/Wards, 95 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 120 villages.