Districts Of Bangladesh

Last Updated on March 4, 2021 by Adnan Musa

Bangladesh consists of 8 divisions. For the purposes of local government, these divisions are divided into 64 districts. Every district is run by a Deputy Commissioner. The Deputy Commissioner is appointed by the government from a Deputy Secretary of BCS Administration Cadre. If you are looking for information about the 64 districts of Bangladesh then keep reading this article. Below you will find the details about all the districts of Bangladesh.

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Districts Of Barisal Division

  • Barguna
  • Barisal
  • Bhola
  • Jhalokati
  • Patuakhali
  • Pirojpur  

Barguna

Barguna is situated in the southern part of Bangladesh. Barguna subdivision was established in 1969 and promoted to district on 28 February 1984. The Barguna District has a total area of 1939.39 km2. Barguna district has 6 upazilas and 42 unions.

Notable Places

  • Bibichini Shahi Mosque, located at Betagi
  • Buddhist temple, located at Taltali
  • Buddhist Academy
  • Horin Gata Eco Park, located at Patharghata  

Notable People

  • Professor Syed Fazlul Haque
  • Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka

Barisal

Barisal District established in 1797 and it is located in south-central Bangladesh. Barisal is also the headquarters of Barisal Division. Barisal District has 10 upazilas.  

Notable Places

  • Lakhutia Zamindar Bari
  • Baitul Aman Jame Masjid and Eidgah Complex
  • Barisal Divisional Museum
  • Floating Guava Market
  • Shaheed Kazi Azizul Islam Monument

Notable People

  • Abdur Rahman Biswas, politician, President of Bangladesh
  • Anil Biswas, music director composer of Bollywood
  • Mahanambrata Brahmachari, Hindu saint
  • Kanai Chatterjee, Bengali Maoist leader
  • Altaf Mahmud, music director & lyrician, who composed Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano
  • Jibanananda Das, Bengali poet
  • Kusumkumari Das, poet and mother of Jibanananda Das
  • Aswini Kumar Dutta, founder of BM College
  • Brajamohan Dutta, Bengali philanthropist and social worker
  • K. Fazlul Huq politician, Chief Minister of undivided Bengal & Governor of erstwhile East Pakistan
  • Hanif Sanket, Television host, writer, producer
  • Mosharraf Karim, Famous Bangladeshi Actor From Gaurnadi Upazilla, TV actor
  • Mohammad Abdul Jalil, Sector commander in the war of 1971
  • Kamrul Islam Rabbi Cricketer
  • Yeasin Khan Footballer
  • Jahar Ray,actor,comedian

Bhola

Bhola District includes Bhola Island, the largest island of Bangladesh. It has an area of 3737.21 km2. In 1984, Bhola was established as a district. There are 9 thanas, 66 unions, and 473 villages in Bhola.

Notable Places

  • Monpura char
  • Char Kukri Mukri
  • Deuli
  • Dhal Char
  • Manpura landing station
  • Taruia Seabeach
  • Sojib wazed Joy digital Park
  • Sahabazpur gas Khetro
  • Jakob Tower
  • Nizam-Hasina foundation Mosque
  • Tulatuli
  • Central Saheed Minar

Notable People

  • Major Hafizuddin Ahmed (Bir Bikrom), politician
  • Tofail Ahmed, MP
  • Abdullah Al Islam Jakob, MP
  • Mostafa Kamal (Bir Sreshtho), freedom fighter in 1971
  • Andaleeve Rahman, MP
  • Mosharraf Hossain Shahjahan

Jhalokati

Jhalokati district is located in southern Bangladesh. It covers an area of 758.06 km2. Jhalokati district is divided into 4 upazilas. The main rivers of this district are Bishkhali, Dhanshiri, Gabkhan, Sugandha, Jangalia, Bamanda and Bajitpur.

Notable Places

  • Kirtipasha Zamindar Bari
  • Mia Bari Mosque
  • Floating Market & Guava Garden
  • Gabkhan Bridge
  • City Park
  • Saturia Zamindar Bari
  • Hazrat Daud Shah Mazar

Notable People

  • Nachiketa Chakraborty, famous Tollywood singer’s family hails from Chechri Rampur village

Patuakhali

Patuakhali is a district in South-central Bangladesh in the Barisal Division. The area of the district is 3220.15 km2. This district consists of 8 upazilas. The major rivers of Patuakhali are Laukathi and Lohalia, which are directly connected with the Bay of Bengal.

Notable Places

  • Kuakata Sea Beach
  • Fatrar Char
  • Sreerampur Old(Prachin) Mosque
  • Sreerampur Zamidar Bari
  • Payra Seaport
  • Kuakata Buddhist Temple
  • Chakamaiya Union and Kalapara Link Bridge  

Notable People

  • K. M. Fazlul Haque, colorectal surgeon
  • Abdul Hady Talukdar, academic
  • Sohag Gazi, cricketer of the Bangladesh national cricket team
  • KM Nurul Huda, Chief Election Commissioner of Bangladesh
  • Faiz Ahmed, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Public Administration
  • Nurul Haq Nur, joint-convenor of Bangladesh Sadharan Chhatra Adhikar Sangrakshan Parishad

Pirojpur  

Pirojpur district is located in the south-west part of Bangladesh. Pirojpur subdivision was created on 28 October 1859 and then it was formed as Pirojpur district in 1 March in 1984. The area of Pirojpur is 1277.80 km2. Pirojpur District contains 52 unions, 390 mauzas, and 648 villages.

Notable Places

  • Tasmima Villa, Bhandaria
  • Bhandaria Thana Eko Park, Bhandaria
  • Aman Ullah Collage, (Baridara Complex), Khatalia Road, Bhandaria.
  • Minister Bari Mosque, Bhandaria.
  • Kuriana Floating Market
  • Kuriana Guava Garden
  • Momin Mosque
  • Chanmari Shooting Spot
  • Pirojpur River View Eco Park (locally known as DC Park)
  • Rayerkathi Raaj Bari
  • Horinpala River View Eco Park, Telikhali Union, Mathbaria

Notable People

  • Ahsan Habib
  • Anwar Hossain Manju
  • Jewel Aich
  • Jannatul Ferdous Oishee
  • Khalid Hassan Milu
  • Tofazzal Hossain Manik Miah
  • SM Rezaul Karim
  • Km Arif
  • Advocate Chandi Charan Paul

Districts of Chittagong Division

  • Bandarban
  • Brahmanbaria
  • Chandpur
  • Chittagong
  • Comilla
  • Cox’s Bazar
  • Feni
  • Khagrachari
  • Lakshmipur
  • Noakhali
  • Rangamati

Bandarban

Bandarban district is a part of Chittagong Division and it is located in the south-east part of Bangladesh. Bandarban district has an area of 4,479 km2 and it is the most remote district of Bangladesh. Moreover, it is also the least populas district of Bangladesh.

Notable Places

  • Nilgiri Mountains
  • Nilachal
  • Nafa-khum
  • Sangu River
  • Buddha Dhatu Jadi
  • Chimbuk Hill
  • Amiakhum
  • Meghla parjatan complex

Notable People

  • Devasish Roy
  • Maa Ma Ching Marma
  • Saching Prue Jerry
  • Ma Mya Ching
  • Aung Shwe Prue Chowdhury
  • Manabendra Narayan Larma

Brahmanbaria

Previously, Brahmanbaria district was a sub-division of Comilla district. This district was found established in 1984. Brahmanbaria district has 4 municipalities, 39 wards, 97 mahallas, 9 upazilas, 98 union parishads, 1081 moussakas and 1329 villages.

Notable Places

  • Gokarna Nawab Bari Complex
  • Dhoronti Haor
  • Hatir Pool
  • Faruki Park 
  • Arifail Mosque
  • Haripur Zamindar Bari
  • Kollapathar Shahid Graveyard
  • Vadughar Shahi Mosque 

Notable People

  • Ataur Rahman Khan Khadim, physician martyred during the Bangladesh Liberation War
  • Dhirendranath Datta, lawyer assassinated during the Bangladesh Liberation War
  • Sultanuddin Ahmed, engineern martyred during the Bangladesh Liberation War
  • Abdul Monem, founder of Abdul Monem Limited
  • Ahmed Akbar Sobhan, founder and chairman of the Bashundhara Group
  • Akbar Ali Khan, economist
  • Fayzur Rahman, chairman of Novoair
  • Salahuddin Ahmed, 9th Governor of Bangladesh Bank
  • Kabir Chowdhury, academic and essayist
  • M Harunur Rashid, teacher of English and Sufi writer
  • M Harunur Rashid, archaeologist, educationist, and museum curator
  • Katyayanidas Bhattacharya, philosopher and academic
  • Gazi Salahuddin, cricketer for Chittagong Division cricket team
  • Mohammad Ashraful, former captain of Bangladesh national cricket team

Chandpur

Chandpur district was a part of Comilla District until 1984. It was declared as Chandpur district on 15 February 1984. Chandpur district consists of 9 upazilas.    

Notable Places

  • Haziganj Boro Masjid
  • Angikar a Liberation Statue
  • Boro Station
  • Alamgiri Mosque
  • Hazrat Sayed Shah Rasti (R) Mazar & Mosque
  • Rupsa Zamindar Bari
  • Three Domed Mosque

Notable People

  • Abdul Mannan (Bangladeshi politician)
  • A.N.M. Ehsanul Hoque Milan
  • Dipu Moni
  • Nazim Uddin Mostan
  • Shantanu Kaiser
  • Rezaul Karim (footballer)
  • Roshu Kha
  • Alamgir Hyder Khan
  • Suleman Khan (doctor)
  • Mohammad Abdullah (academic)
  • Wahiduddin Ahmed
  • Shamsul Alam (economist)
  • Shahed Ali Patwary
  • Abul Kalam Azad (businessman)

Chittagong

Chittagong District is located in the south-eastern region of Bangladesh. Chittagong is the 2nd largest city of Bangladesh. This district is located in the south-eastern region of Bangladesh. There are 15 upazilas and 15 thanas in Chittagong district. 

Notable Places

  • Chittagong Commonwealth War Cemetery
  • Kaibalyadham Ram Thakur Ashram
  • Chandanpura Mosque
  • Chandranath Temple
  • Bayazid Bostami Mazar

Notable People

  • Nurul Abedin
  • Oli Ahmad
  • Mahbubul Alam
  • Mohit Ul Alam
  • Ayub Bachchu
  • Shyam Sundar Baishnab
  • Partha Barua
  • Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad
  • Abdul Haq Choudhury
  • Shantanu Biswas
  • Sri Chinmoy
  • Pramod Ranjan Choudhury
  • Abdul Mannan (educator)
  • Nusrat Faria Mazhar
  • Adolph Medlycott
  • Minhajul Abedin
  • B. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury
  • Moniruzzaman (Chittagong Division cricketer)
  • Anagarika Munindra

Comilla

Comilla District is located about 100 kilometres south east of Dhaka. Comilla district has a total area of 3085.17 square kilometers. Comilla district consists of 17 Upazilas. The major riviers of Comilla are the Gumti and the Little Feni.

Notable Places

  • Shalban Bihar
  • Magic Paradise Park
  • Mainimati Ruins
  • Dharmasagar Pond
  • Rupban Mura
  • Jagannath Temple

Notable People

  • Nawab Faizunnesa Choudhurani (1834–1903): poet and philanthropist
  • Kazi Zafar Ahmed: former Prime Minister
  • Buddhadeb Basu (1908–1974): Bengali poet, novelist, essayist, translator & editor
  • Sachin Dev Burman (1906–1975): singer, composer & music director
  • Sabitri Chatterjee: actress in Indian Bengali film, TV serial and theatre
  • Akbar Hossain BP: former minister of Bangladesh Government
  • General Iqbal Karim Bhuiyan : former chief of Army Staff
  • Atiqul Islam – Mayor, Dhaka North City Corporation
  • Md Mainul Islam – former chief, Border Guards Bangladesh
  • Md. Tafazzul Islam – 17th Chief Justice of Bangladesh
  • Ferdous Ahmed – Bangladeshi film actor
  • Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad, 5th President of Bangladesh (15 August 1975 to 3 November 1975)
  • Mizanur Rahman Azhari, Islamic scholar, Al-Azhar University & International Islamic University Malaysia (PhD)

Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar district is located 150 kilometers south of Chittagong. One of the world’s longest natural sea beaches is in Cox’s Bazar. Cox’s Bazar was upgraded into a district in 1984. There are eight upazilas in Cox’s Bazar district.

Notable Places

  • Aggmeda Khyang
  • Himchori
  • Inani Beach
  • Coxsbazar Circuit House
  • St. Martin’s Island
  • Dulhazra Safari Park
  • Ukhiya Central Ananda Bhavan Vihar

Notable People

  • Mohammad Nurul Huda, a Bangladeshi poet and novelist
  • Aye Thein Rakhaine, former MP
  • Shaimum Sarwar Kamal MP   

Feni

Feni located in the South-Eastern part of Bangladesh. It is the ninth-most populous district in Chittagong Division. Feni consists of six upazilas. 1984, Feni become a district.

Notable Places

  • Golden Sishu Park
  • Chowdhury Bari Masjid
  • Chandgazi Bhuiyan Masjid
  • Sonagazi Muhuri Irrigation Project
  • Bijoy Singh Dighi
  • Nihal Palli
  • Shamsher Gazi Dighi
  • Bashpara Seven Temples

Notable People

  • Abul Kalam Azad Chowdhury former Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka
  • Anwarullah Chowdhury Vice-chancellor of the University of Dhaka
  • Aurangzeb Chowdhury, Chief of Navy
  • Habibullah Bahar Chowdhury, first health minister of East Pakistan
  • Shahidullah Kaiser, novelist and journalist[10]
  • Shamsunnahar Mahmud, politician and educator
  • Selina Parvin, writer and journalist[10]
  • Zahir Raihan, movie director and writer[10]
  • Mohammad Saifuddin, Bangladeshi cricketer

Khagrachari

Khagrachari district includes the Chittagong Hill Tracts region. Total population of Khagrachari district is 6,13,917. Khagrachari was updated to district in 1983.

Notable Places

  • Alutila Hill
  • Richhang Waterfall
  • KHDC Horticulture Park
  • Dighinala Maniker Dighi
  • Yonged Buddha Bihar
  • Alutila Cave
  • Panichari Buddha Sculpture
  • Dighinala Touduchari Waterfall

Notable People

  • Kujendra Lal Tripura
  • Naba Bikram Kishore Tripura
  • Jatindra Laal Tripura

Lakshmipur

Lakshmipur district has an area of 1455.96 km2. The district of Lakshmipur consists of 4 municipalities, 58 union parishads, 514 villages, 3539 mosques, 45 temples, and 1 church. 

Notable Places

  • Raipur Large Mosque
  • Dalal Bazar Zamindar Bari
  • Ishaq Zamindar Bari
  • Lakshmipur Pouro Shishu Park
  • Zeener Mosque
  • Dalal Bazar Khowa Sagor Dighi
  • Hajimara Sluice Gates
  • Tita Khan Jami Mosque

Notable People

  • Abdul Matin Chowdhury, 14th Vice-chancellor of the University of Dhaka
  • S. M. Abdur Rab, politician and founder of the Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal-JSD
  • Gholam Sarwar Husseini, politician and former Pir of Dayra Sharif, Shyampur
  • Mohammad Mohammadullah, 3rd President of Bangladesh
  • Mohammad Noman, Jatiya Party politician
  • Mohammad Toaha, activist of the Bengali Language Movement and politician
  • Selina Parvin, journalist and poet
  • S I M Nurunnabi Khan, writer and freedom fighter

Noakhali

Noakhali is a district in South-eastern Bangladesh. It was established as district in 1821, and officially named Noakhali in 1868. This district has an area of 4,202 km2.

Notable Places

  • Nijhum Dwip
  • Bazra Shahi Mosque
  • Queen Lurther’s Catholic Church
  • Gandhi Ashram
  • Rajganj Mia Bari
  • Musapur Closure

Notable People

  • Moeen U Ahmed, was the thirteenth chief of army staff of the Bangladesh Army
  • Harunur Rashid,Chairman of “Globe Group of Companies”
  • MA Hashem, is the founder and chairman of Partex Group.
  • Muhammad Ishaq, Bangladeshi historian.
  • Abul Kashem,Chairman of “Abul Khair Group”.
  • Abdul Malek Ukil, a drafter of the Constitution of Bangladesh

Rangamati

Rangamati is a district in south-eastern Bangladesh. By area, Rangamati is the largest district of Bangladesh. The area of the district is 6116 km2.

Notable Places

  • Kaptai lake
  • Hanging Bridge
  • Kaptai National Park
  • Shuvolong Waterfalls
  • Sajek valley
  • Love Point

Notable People

  • Alamgir Kabir
  • D. Binoy Kumar Dewan

Districts of Dhaka Division

Dhaka

Dhaka district is located in the central part of Bangladesh. Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh. This district is located on the eastern banks of the Buriganga River. The district consists of 46 upazilas/thanas, 86 unions, 974 mauzas, 1999 villages, 2 City Corporations, 92 City Wards, 855 City Mahallas, 3 paurashavas, 27 wards, and 133 mahallas.

Notable Places

  • Lalbagh Fort
  • Ahsan Manzil Palace Museum
  • Jatiyo Smriti Soudho
  • Star Mosque
  • Satmasjid
  • National Museum
  • Bara Katra

Notable People

  • Abdus Salek Choudhury
  • Khwaja Muhammad Afzal
  • Jamal Uddin Ahmed (artist)
  • Sherin Ahmed
  • Tanvir Ahmed (umpire)
  • Taslima Akhter
  • Saiful Alam (journalist)
  • Amanullah Aman

Faridpur

Faridpur is a district in south-central Bangladesh. It was also called Haveli Mahal Fatehabad. This district has 9 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 100 mahallahs, 79 unions and 1,899 villages.

Notable Places

  • Mathurapur Deul
  • Jagodbondhu Sree Angon
  • House of Poet Jasimuddin
  • Pathrail Mosque
  • River Madhumati
  • River Kumar
  • District judge court

Notable People

  • Bijon Bhattacharya, theatre and film actor
  • Kazi Abdul Wadud, dramatist
  • Mohammad Asaduzzaman, chairman of the University Grants Commission
  • Mrinal Sen, filmmaker
  • Nargis Akhter, film director, screenwriter and producer
  • Nurul Momen, pioneer of Bengali drama
  • Phani Majumdar, Indian film director

Gazipur

Gazipur District has an area of 1741.53 km2. Gazipur has 9 Wards and 31 Mahallas. Gazipur District was established in 1984.

Notable Places

  • Nuhash Polli
  • Bangabandhu Safari Park
  • Bhawal National Park
  • Turag Waterfront Resort
  • Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park

Notable People

  • Tajuddin Ahmed – the first Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • Chowdhury Tanbir Ahmed Siddiky, founding member of Bangladesh Nationalist Party
  • Mr. Kazi Mozammel Hoque – Freedom Fighter and The First Member of Parliament of Gazipur
  • Professor Dr M A Matin (MS Alberta,PhD Uppsala), Vice-Chancellor, Jahangirnagar University
  • Gonbindo Chondro Das (Nature Poet)
  • Shahid Ahsan Ullah Master
  • Nazmul Ahsan Khaled : Managing Director Khaled Group of Companies

Gopalganj

Gopalganj has an area of 1,490 km2. Gopalganj consists of five sub-districts. Gopalganj become district on the 1st day of February in 1984.

Notable Places

  • Mausoleum of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Sheikh Rasel Poura Shishu Park
  • Ulpur Zamindar Bari
  • Boddhyo Bhumi Memorial
  • Court Mosque
  • House of Zamindar Girish Chandra Sen
  • Orakandi Thakur Bari
  • Beel Route Canal

Notable People

  • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • Sheikh Hasina
  • Q. M. Jainul Abedin
  • Abdullah Baqui
  • Sukanta Bhattacharya
  • Habibur Rahman
  • Kazi Anowar Hossain
  • Sarbari Roy Choudhury
  • Sayera Khatun
  • Sheikh Lutfar Rahman

 Kishoreganj

Kishoreganj is a district of Dhaka division. The district Kishoreganj consists of 8 municipalities, 13 upazilas, 105 union parishads, 39 wards, 145 mahallas, 946 mouzas and 1775 villages. 

Notable Places

  • Jangalbari Fort
  • Egarosindur
  • Shah Mahmud Mosque
  • Sadi Mosque
  • Fort of Isha Khan
  • Mazar (graveyard) Sharif
  • Samsuddin Bokhari
  • Fairy tales
  • Poet Chandravati Shiv Mandir

Notable People

  • Zainul Abedin – A Bangladeshi Painter
  • Debabrata Biswas – Rabindra Sangeet Artist
  • AFM Alim Chowdhury – an eye doctor and intellectual
  • Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury – Authors, painters
  • Abul Fateh  – Diplomats and politicians
  • Prabodh Chandra Goswami  – Educationists
  • Abdul Hamid (politician) – The current President of Bangladesh
  • Symon Sadik  – A notable hero of Bangla Film Industry
  • Md Dedarul Alam, Founder & Organizing secretary, Bangladesh open university central students union
  • Isamuddin, Founder of Char Algi Isamuddin High school
  • Mr. Jillur Rahman, Former President of Bangladesh

Madaripur

Madaripur district is located in the central part of Bangladesh. This district was established in 1984. Madaripur district has 3 Parliamentary seats, 4 Upazilas, 5 Police Stations, 4 Municipalities, 59 Union Parishads, 1062 Villages and 479 Mouzas.

Notable Places

  • Shah Madar (RA) Dargah Sharif,
  • The Shrine of Sufi Amir Shah (RA),
  • Algi Kazibari Mosque – Bahadurpur,
  • Raja Ram Mandir – Khalia,
  • Jhaoudi Giri – Jhaoudi,
  • Auliapur Neelkuthi – Chilarchar,
  • Mithapur Zamindar Bari – Mithapur
  • Pranab Math – Bajitpur,
  • Mather Bazaar Math – Khoajpur

Notable People

  • Swami Pranavananda
  • Gostha Pal
  • Zohra Begum Kazi
  • Phani Bhushan Majumder
  • Fazlur Rahman Khan
  • Padma Devi
  • Sunil Gangopadhyay
  • Ava Alam
  • Basudeb Dasgupta
  • Syed Abul Hossain
  • Shajahan Khan 

Manikganj

Manikganj was turned into a district in 1984. Manikganj comprises an area of 1,383.66 km2. Manikganj District has a population of 1,671,985.

Notable Places

  • Baliati Zamindari Home, Saturia
  • Padmar Par, Harirampur
  • Teota Jamindar Bari, Shivalaya upazila
  • Taota Noboratna Modh, Shibalaya
  • Narayan Sadhur Asrom
  • Historical Shrine and Mosque of Machaine Village
  • Kabiraj Bari
  • Beutha Bridge  

Notable People

  • Begum Badrunnessa Ahmed, politician and social worker
  • Sumita Devi, actress, was born in Manikganj district in 1936
  • Khandaker Delwar Hossain, politician
  • Khandkar Manwar Hossain, statistician
  • Kaniz Fatema Roksana, first Bangladeshi women pilot
  • Hiralal Sen, filmmaker, was born in Bogjuri village in 1866

Munshiganj

Munshiganj district is located in the central part of Bangladesh. Munshiganj is also known as Bikrampur. Total land area of Munshiganj district is 954 km2.   

Notable Places

  • Idrakpur Fort
  • Baba Adam Mosque
  • Sonarong Twin Temples
  • Shyamshiddhir moth
  • Mawa and river Padma
  • Arail beel
  • Shanti Babur Moth

Notable People

  • M. Hamidullah Khan, Bangladesh Forces, Sector Commander, Sector 11, Bangladesh War of Independence 1971
  • Jagadish Chandra Bose, Great Bengali physicist
  • Sarojini Naidu, Politician
  • Chittaranjan Das
  • Humayun Azad, linguistic scientist, poet and novelist
  • Imdadul Haq Milan, writer and media personality
  • Buddhadeb Bosu‚ writer, poet, playwright, essayist
  • Azmeri Haque Badhon, Actress, Dentist
  • N. M. Hamidullah, First Governor, Bangladesh Bank
  • Iajuddin Ahmed, former President of Bangladesh

Narayanganj

Narayanganj District is home to the ancient city of Sonargaon and is one of the oldest industrial districts in the country. Narayanganj consists of 5 upazilas, 47 unions, and 827 mauzas.

Notable Places

  • Ahmed Farm House
  • Sonakanda Fort
  • Banglar Taj Mahal
  • Asrafia Jame Masjid
  • Asrafia Jame Masjid

Notable People

  • Hasan Hafiz (Poet)
  • Joti Basu (Politician)
  • General Shafiullah (Freedom Fighter & Politician)
  • Shamim Osman (Politician)
  • Shakib Khan (Film Actor)
  • Mohammad Waly Faysal (Soccer Player)
  • Jahangir Alam (Cricketer)

Narsingdi

Narsingdi District is located 50 km north-east of Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. This district is famous for its textile craft industry. There are six upazilas  in the Narsingdi district.

Notable Places

  • Dream Holiday Park
  • Monu Mia Zamindar Bari
  • Wari-Bateshwar
  • Bhai Girish Chandra Sen’s Old House
  • Bir Shreshtha Matiur Rahman Memorial Museum
  • Ashrafpur Mosque
  • Parulia Mosque

Notable People

  • Satish Pakrashi
  • Trailokaya Chakraborty
  • Narayan Ch Ghosh
  • Hari Acharaya
  • Shamsur Rahman

Rajbari

Rajbari is a district in central Bangladesh and it was turned into a district in March 1984. There are 5 upazilas in Rajbari district. 

Notable Places

  • Mir Mosharraf Hossain Memorial Museum
  • Shah Palwaner Mazar
  • Kuthi Pachuria Zaamindar Bari
  • Shrine of Sonu Miah and Monu Miah
  • Rajbari Government High School
  • Baliakandi Royal Palace
  • Jor Bangla Mandir
  • Barbakpur Zamindar Bari

Notable People

  • AKM Aszad, politician
  • Ali Newaz Mahmud Khaiyam, former MP
  • Jahanara Begum, politician
  • Kazi Abdul Wadud, dramatist
  • Rowshan Ali Chowdhury, journalist
  • Yakub Ali Chowdhury, essayist
  • Salma Chowdhury, MP
  • Shohely Akhter, cricketer

Shariatpur

Shariatpur is located in the central zone of Bangladesh. Shariatpur district has an area of 1,181.53 km2. It consists of 6 upazilas, 6 municipalities, 65 Union Parishad, 616 Mouza, 1243 villages, 213,677 households.

Notable Places

  • The Burirhat Mosque
  • Modern Fantasy Kingdom
  • Sikder Bari
  • Anandabazar Embankment Area
  • Fatehjangpur Fort
  • Haturia Zaminder Bari
  • Mohisharer Dighi
  • Ram Shadhur Ashram

Notable People

  • K.M. Hemayet Ullah Auranga
  • Aminul Islam Biplob
  • Pulin Behari Das 
  • Khuda Buksh
  • Siraj Sikder 
  • Abdul Haque Faridi  

Tangail

Tangail is the largest district of Dhaka division by area and second largest district by population. Its area is 3,414.28 square kilometers. Tangail turned into a district on 1 December 1969.

Notable Places

  • Mohera Jomidar Bari
  • Jamuna River Side
  • Pakutia Zamindar Bari
  • Dhanbari Nawab Palace
  • Atiya Jame Mosjid
  • Nagarpur Zamindar Bari
  • Hemnagar Zamindar Bari  

Notable People

  • Rafiq Azad, poet and literary personality
  • Muhammad Abdul Bari, physicist, former Secretary General Muslim Council of Britain
  • Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani, Islamic scholar and political leader
  • Debapriya Bhattacharya, economist
  • Abu Sayeed Chowdhury, President of Bangladesh
  • Syed Hasan Ali Chowdhury, politician
  • Syed Nawab Ali Chowdhury, politician
  • Abdul Halim Ghaznavi, politician

District of Khulna Division

  • Bagerhat
  • Chuadanga
  • Jessore
  • Jhenaidah
  • Khulna
  • Kushtia
  • Magura
  • Meherpur
  • Narail
  • Satkhira

Bagerhat

Bagerhat is a district in South-western Bangladesh. This district is in Khulna division. Bagerhat district has a total area of 3959.11 square kilometers. Bagerhat was declared a district in 1984.

Notable Places

  • Ramakrishna Ashrama
  • Mosque city of Bagerhat
  • Shait Gambuz Mosque
  • Sona Mosque
  • Khan Jahan Ali’s tomb Complex
  • Khan Jahan Ali’s Tank

Notable People

  • AU Ahmed
  • Masbah Ahmmed
  • Arshad-uz Zaman
  • Abdus Sattar Akon
  • Arshaduzzaman
  • Sheikh Abdul Aziz 

Chuadanga

Chuadanga district is located in the western part of Bangladesh. It has an area of 1,157.42 km2. Chuadanga District had a population of 1,129,015.

Notable Places

  • Meherun Children Park and Mini Zoo
  • Carew & Company Bangladesh Limited
  • Police Park
  • Alamdanga Railway Station
  • The Freedom Fighter’s Mass Grave
  • Dua Lake
  • Gholdari Jami Mosque

Notable People

  • Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad
  • Miah Mohammed Monsur Ali

Jessore

Jessore District is located in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. Jessore District consists of 8 municipalities, 8 upazilas, 92 unions, 1329 mouzas, 1477 villages and 120 mahallas. Jessore is the 1st disctrict of Bangladesh to be liberated from Pakistani forces.

Notable Places

  • Michael Madhusudan Dutt Memorial
  • Jess Garden Park
  • Godkhali Flower Garden
  • Jessore Collectorate Building
  • Shahi Mosque
  • Binodia Family Park
  • Eleven Shiv Temple Complex
  • Benapole Border Gate

Notable People

  • Ahmed Ali Enayetpuri – Islamic scholar and Member of the Bengal Legislative Assembly
  • Bobita – actress
  • Dinesh Chandra Chattopadhyay – writer and editor
  • Haridasa Thakur – great Vaisnava Saint, acarya of the Holy Name
  • Jatin Bala – Dalit author
  • Michael Madhusudan Datta – poet and dramatist
  • Mashiur Rahman – politician of the Awami League
  • Mahendra Lal Bose – philanthropist and educationist
  • Munshi Mohammad Meherullah- Muslim poet

Jhenaidah

Jhenaidah is a district in the southwestern part of Bangladesh.  It has an area of 1,964.77 km2. Jhenaidah was turned into a district in 1984.

Notable Places

  • Harihar Garh, Shailkupa
  • Shailkupa Jami Mosque, Shailkupa
  • Ram Gopal Mandir, Shailkupa
  • Kharer Dighi Mosque, Kaliganj
  • Jahajghata, Kaliganj
  • Sawdaghar Dighi and Mosque
  • Gorai Mosque, Kaliganj
  • Jor Bangla Mosque, Kaliganj
  • Galakata Dighi and Mosque, Kaliganj
  • Cheragdani Dighi and Mosque

Notable People

  • Bagha Jatin – an Indian Bengali revolutionary against British rule
  • Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman – National hero, a sepoy in Bangladesh Army
  • Fakir Lalon Shah – a prominent Bengali philosopher
  • Jamal Nazrul Islam – mathematical physicist and cosmologist
  • Golam Mostofa (poet) – Bengali writer and poet
  • Pagla Kanai – a Bengali mystic folk singer, baul and philosopher
  • Zillur Rahman- educationist, former vice-chancellor of Jahangirnagar University

Khulna

Khulna District has a total area of 4,389.11 square kilometers. Major rivers of Khulna District are the Rupsa, Arpangachhia, Shibsa, Pasur, and the Koyra.  

Notable Places

  • Shait-Gumbad Mosque
  • Fakir Lalon Shah’s Mazaar
  • Sundarbans
  • Shilaidaha Kuthibari-Rabindranath Tagore’s Residence
  • Tomb of Khan Jahan Ali
  • Michael Madhusudan Dutta Memorial House

Notable People

  • Sheikh Razzak Ali – Lawyer, politician, deputy speaker
  • Abdus Sabur Khan – Politician
  • Tanvir Mokammel – Filmmaker and writer
  • Firoz Mahmud- Visual artist and painter
  • Nilima Ibrahim- Educationist, littérateur and social worker
  • Khan Jahan Ali – Sufi saint

Kushtia

Kushtia district is located in the western part of Bangladesh. Kushtia District has an area of 1608.80 square kilometers. Kushtia District had a population of 1,943,868.

Notable Places

  • Rabindranath Tagore’s Shilaidaha Kuthibari
  • Lalon Academy and Shrine
  • Kamrul Islam Siddiqui Park
  • Hardinge Bridge
  • Municipal Museum
  • Jhaudia Mosque
  • Tagore Lodge
  • Lalon Shah Bridge

Notable People

  • Mir Mosharraf Hossain
  • Bagha Jatin
  • Lalon Fakir
  • Afaz Uddin Ahmed
  • Mizu Ahmed
  • S.M Abul Kalam Azad

Magura

Magura district is located in south-western part of Bangladesh. Magura district is 176 km away from Dhaka city. Magura has an area of 1048 km2.  

Notable Places

  • Palace-castle of King Sitaram Rai
  • The house of Birat Raja
  • The shrine of Pir Toazuddin
  • The historic ghat of Chandidas and Razkini
  • The house of the poet Kazi Kader Needad

Notable People

  • Farrukh Ahmed, poet
  • Shamsun Nahar Ahmed, Member of Parliament, was from Magura District.[4]
  • Syed Ali Ahsan, poet
  • Shakib Al Hasan, cricketer
  • Kazi Kader Newaj, poet
  • Gangadhar Sen Roy, Ayurveda physician and Sanskrit scholar

Meherpur

Meherpur district has an area of 716.08 square kilometers. This district is named after the 16th century dervish Meher Ali Shah. Meherpur became a district in 1983.

Notable Places

  • Mujibnagar Memorial Monument and Complex
  • Mujibnagar Smritishoudh
  • Bhatpara Nilkuthi and Eco Park
  • Mujibnagar Aambagan
  • Aamjhupi Neel Kuthi
  • Meherpur Shahid Smritishoudh
  • Ananya Park
  • Meherpur Poura Graveyard

Notable People

  • Ahammad Ali
  • Masud Arun
  • Farhad Hossain (politician)
  • Shaikh Jamiruddin
  • Mohammad Nurul Haque
  • Mohammad Shahiduddin

Narail

Narail district is in Khulna division and it is located in the south-western region of Bangladesh. Narail District has an area of 990.23 square kilometers. Narail District was established in 1984.  

Notable Places

  • Shaheed Bir Nur Mohammad Sheikh Complex
  • Niribili Picnic Spot
  • Narail Palace
  • Badha Ghat
  • Arunima Eco Park
  • S M Sultan Memorial Gallery
  • Narail Victoria College
  • Goal Bathan Mosque

Notable People

  • Major General Sheikh Mohammad Aman Hassan (retd)
  • Birshrestha Nur Mohammad Sheikh, Freedom Fighter of Bangladesh
  • Mashrafe Bin Mortoza, cricketer and captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team
  • Bijoy Sarkar, poet, baul singer
  • SM Sultan, Prominent artist
  • Imran Parosh poet & Lyricist

Satkhira

Satkhira is a district in southwestern Bangladesh and is part of Khulna Division. Satkhira is located on the bank of the Arpangachhia River. This district consists of two municipalities, seven upazilas, 79 union porishods, 8 thana, and 1436 villages.

Notable Places

  • Mozaffer Garden Zoo
  • Sundarbans
  • Mozaffer Garden Park
  • Parabajpur Mosque
  • Jahajghata Naval Fort
  • Ruposhi Debhata Mangrove Tourist Center
  • Ishwaripur Hammam Khana
  • Tetulia Jame Mosque

Notable People

  • Soumya Sarkar
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Nilufar Yasmin
  • Sabina Yasmin
  • Amin Khan (actor)
  • Moushumi
  • Moushumi Hamid
  • Falguni Hamid
  • Tariq Anam Khan
  • Afzal Hossain
  • Rani Sarker
  • Muhammad Wajed Ali

District of Mymensingh Division

  • Jamalpur
  • Mymensingh
  • Netrokona
  • Sherpur

Jamalpur

Jamalpur district is a part of Mymensingh division. This district was established in 1978. Jamalpur district has an area of 2031.98 km2. Main rivers of this district are Ndjamena, Old Brahmaputra, Banal, Hinayana, etc.  

Notable Places

  • Shrine of Hazrat Shah Jamal (Rh)
  • Malancha Mosque
  • Lauchapara Picnic Spot
  • Gandhi Ashram and Fredom Struggle Museum
  • Shrine of Hazrat Shah Kamal (Rh)
  • Jamuna Fertilizer Company Ltd
  • Luis Village
  • Five Domed Raspal Jami Mosque

Notable People

  • Ayesha Akhter
  • Almas Hossain
  • Mirza Azam
  • Nurul Azim

Mymensingh

Mymensingh district was established in 1787. Mymensingh district has a city corporation, eight municipalities, and thirteen upazilas. The district covers an area of 4363.48 km2.

Notable Places

  • Kangsha River
  • Gouripur Lodge
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University Botanical Garden
  • Shashi Lodge
  • Zainul Abedin Park
  • Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin Sangrahashala
  • Alexander Castle
  • Shaheed Memorial

Notable People

  • Golam Samdani Quraishy
  • Gias Uddin Ahmed
  • Humayun Ahmed
  • Sanjida Akhter
  • Shah Md. Soliman Alam

Netrokona

Netrokona district is located in the northern region of Bangladesh. There are five main rivers in Netrokona: Kangsha, Someshawri, Dhala, Magra, and Teorkhali. The total area of Netrokona District is 2,794.28 km2.

Notable Places

  • China Matir Pahar
  • Royailabari Fort
  • Birishiri
  • Hawor

Notable People

  • Akhlakul Hossain Ahmed
  • Humayun Ahmed
  • Shahabuddin Ahmed
  • Mohammad Ali 
  • Khadija Amin

Sherpur

Previously Sherpur was a sub-division of Jamalpur District. It was upgraded to a district on February 22, 1984. This district is located about 197–199 kilometres north of Dhaka city. 

Notable Places

  • Madhutila Ecopark in Nalitabari
  • Ghagra Laskar Bari Mosque
  • Baraduari Mosque at Garhjaripar
  • Garh Jaripar Fort
  • omb of Darvish Jarip Shah
  • Tomb of Shah Kamal
  • Tomb of Sher Ali Gazi

Notable People

  • Badrul Alam
  • Zahed Ali
  • Md. Atiur Rahman Atik

District of Rajshahi Division

  • Bogra
  • Jaipurhat
  • Naogaon
  • Natore
  • Nawabganj
  • Pabna
  • Rajshahi
  • Sirajganj

Bogra

Bogra is a northern district of Bangladesh. Bogra is known as the gateway to North Bengal. Bogra district consists of 12 Sub-districts. There are 3472 mosques, 686 temples, 37 churches and 58 tombs in this district.

Notable Places

  • Mahasthangarh
  • Behula Lakshindar Basor Ghor
  • Kherua Mosque

Notable People

  • Prafulla Chaki
  • Mohammad Ali Bogra
  • M. R. Akhtar Mukul
  • Ziaur Rahman 
  • Begum Khaleda Zia
  • Mafiz Ali Chowdhury
  • Tarun Majumdar

Jaipurhat

Joypurhat is a district in the northern part of Bangladesh. Joypurhat has five sub-districts. The district of Joypurhat has 2573 mosques, 424 temples, 21 churches and 18 Buddhist temples.

Notable Places

  • Hinda – Kasba Shahi Mosque
  • Nandail Dighi
  • Lokma Jomidar Bari
  • Achranga Dighi
  • Gopinathpur Mandir
  • Patharghata Church
  • Baro Shibaloy Temple

Notable People

  • Poet Jayadeva Goswami
  • Poet Arif Saha
  • Jashim Uddin munshi
  • Poet Sarker

Naogaon

Naogaon district is located in the northern part of Bangladesh. It is in the Rajshahi division. Naogaon District had a population of 2,600,157. This district is divided into 11 upazilas.

Notable Places

  • Paharpur
  • Kusumba Mosque
  • Jagaddal Vihar
  • Patisar village
  • Dubalhati
  • Dibar Dighi

Notable People

  • Mohammad Baitullah, first deputy speaker of Bangladesh Parliament
  • Gahanananda, 14th President of the Ramakrishna Order
  • James, singer
  • Abdul Jalil, politician, Awami activist
  • Kala Pahar, Muslim General of Gour Sultanate
  • Shabnam Mustari, singer; recipient of Ekushey Padak

Natore

Natore is a district of Rajshahi Division located in northern Bangladesh. Natore become a full-fledged district in 1984. Natore District has an area of 1896.05 km2.

Notable Places

  • Natore Rajbari
  • Uttara Gonobhaban
  • Chalan Beel
  • Pagla Raja’s Palace
  • Maharaja’s Palace
  • North Bengal Sugar Mills
  • Chalan Beel
  • St.Merry Catholic Church

Notable People

  • Maharaja Jagadindra Nath Roy Bahadur
  • Rani Bhabani
  • Madar Bux

Nawabganj

Chapainawabganj is located on the north-western part of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rajshahi Division. It became a separate district of Bangladesh in 1984.

Notable Places

  • Choto Sona Mosque
  • Tohakhana Complex
  • Darashbari Masjid
  • Khania Dighi Mosque
  • Naoda Buruz
  • Birsrestha Captain Mohiuddin Jahangir Tomb
  • Khania Dighi
  • Tomb of Shah Niamatullah Wali

Notable People

  • Mahbubul Alam 
  • Shahjahan Miah
  • Mim Obaidullah
  • Ila Mitra
  • Moin Uddin Ahmed

Pabna

Pabna District is located in the central zone of Bangladesh. It is one of the “economically important districts” in Bangladesh. This district has 2353 mosques, 420 Hindu temples, and 11 churches.

Notable Places

  • Hardinge Bridge
  • Chatmohar Shahi Mosque
  • Khetupara Zamindar Bari
  • Anukul Chandra Satsang Ashram
  • Jor Bangla Mandir
  • Chalan Beel
  • Hemayetpur Mental Hospital
  • Iswardi railway station

Notable People

  • Bande Ali Mia
  • Rawshan Ara
  • Suchitra Sen
  • Priyamvada Devi
  • Shreemati Rasasundari

Rajshahi

Rajshahi District is located in mid-western Bangladesh. Rajshahi town was upgraded to a Municipal Corporation on 13 August 1987. There are ten rivers in this district. Rajshahi District has a total population of 2,286,874.

Notable Places

  • Puthia Temple Complex
  • Tomb of Shah Makhdum
  • Kismat Madia Mosque
  • Bagha Mosque
  • Bagdhani Mosque
  • Tomb of Shah Sultan
  • Baɽo Kuṭhi
  • Talando Shiv Mandir

Notable People

  • Mushfiqur Rahim
  • Sabbir Rahman
  • Husna Banu Khanam
  • Fazle Lohani
  • Aminul Haque
  • Chanchal Chowdhury
  • Malay Bhowmick

Sirajganj

Sirajganj is located in the north-central part of Bangladesh. It is a district of Rajshahi Division. In 1984, Sirajganj was upgraded to a district. It has an area of about 2,497.92 square kilometers.  

Notable Places

  • Bangabandhu Bridge
  • Bangabandhu Jamuna Eco Park
  • Rabindranath Tagore’s Kacharibari
  • Tomb of Hazrat Makhdum Shah Doula
  • Nabaratna Temple
  • Elliot Bridge
  • Joysagar Dighi
  • House of Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji

Notable People

  • Syed Ismail Hossain Siraji
  • Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Vashani
  • Abdullah Al Muti Sharfuddin
  • Zahid Hasan
  • Arifur Rahman
  • Khwaja Yunus Ali
  • Ali Raj, Actor

District of Rangpur Division

  • Dinajpur
  • Gaibandha
  • Kurigram
  • Lalmonirhat
  • Nilphamari
  • Panchagarh
  • Rangpur
  • Thakurgaon

Dinajpur

Dinajpur district is in Rangpur division. Dinajpur is the largest district among all sixteen northern districts of Bangladesh. This district has an area of 3437.98 km2.

Notable Places

  • Baraduari
  • Dinajpur Museum
  • Dinajpur Rajbari
  • Dinajpur Zila School
  • Dipshikha School in Rudrapur
  • Ghughu-danga Zamindar Bari
  • Gorashohid Boro-Moydan
  • Singra forest, Birganj
  • Sita Kuthuri
  • Sukhsagar
  • The tombs of Chehel Gazi and Gor-e-Shahid Moydan

Notable People

  • Narayan Gangopadhyay, a Bengali novelist
  • Debojyoti Mishra, an Indian music director
  • Muhammad Mahbubur Rahman – 9th Chief of Army Staff 
  • Nitun Kundu founder of OTOBI furniture groupe
  • Dhiman Ghosh Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Liton Das Bangladeshi crickter
  • Lucas Marandi, Roman Catholic Bishop

Gaibandha

Gaibandha is a district in Northern Bangladesh. Gaibandha was previously known as Bhabanigonj. The name was changed from Bhabanigonj to Gaibandha in 1875. Gaibandha was established as a district on 15 February 1984.

Notable Places

  • Rajbirat Prasad
  • Naldanga Zamidar Bari
  • Bamondanga Zamidar Bari
  • Bardhan Kuthi
  • Shah Sultan Gazi’s Mosque

Notable People

  • Ahmed Hossain, Chairman Rangpur District Board
  • Shah Abdul Hamid, First Speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Shangshad
  • Akhteruzzaman Elias, novelist and writer
  • Mahabub Elahi Ronju, Bir Protik valiant freedom fighter

Kurigram

Kurigram District is located in the northern part of Bangladesh. It was established as a district in 1984. The population of this district is 2,069,273. Kurigram District consists of nine upazilas.

Notable Places

  • Shahi Mosque
  • Chandi Mandir
  • Dolmancha Mandir
  • Bir Protik Taramon Bibi’s house
  • Naodanga Royal Palace
  • Sindur Moti
  • Enclaves
  • Pangeshwari Temple
  • Bhetarbandh Royal Palace
  • Chandamari Mosque

Notable People

  • Taramon Bibi (Bir Protik)
  • Syed Shamsul Haque (poet and writer)
  • Kanai Lal Sarker (politician)

Lalmonirhat

Lalmonirhat situated at the northern border of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rangpur Division. There are 5 upazilas, 5 thanas, 45 unions, 354 mouzas and 478 villages in Lalmonirhat. The total population of Lalmonirhat district is 1,256,099.

Notable Places

  • Teesta Barrage
  • Harano Masjid (Lost Mosque)
  • Nidariya Masjid
  • Teesta Bridge
  • Lalmonirhat Catholic Church
  • Tushbhandar Zamindar Bari
  • Kakina Zamindar Bari

Nilphamari

Nilphamari district is about 400 kilometers to the northwest of the capital Dhaka. It is a part of the Rangpur Division. Nipphamari was turned into a district in 1984. This district consists of 6 upazilas, 3 municipalities, 33 wards, 65 mahallas, 62 union parishads, 390 mouzas and 370 villages.

Notable Places

  • Three domed Jami Mosque at Bherberi 
  • Tomb of Hazrat Pir Mohiuddin 
  • Dimla Rajbari
  • Saidpur Airport
  • Railway Workshop in Saidpur
  • Teesta Barrage
  • Chini Mosque

Notable People

  • Mashiur Rahman
  • Nabab Nurul Uddin
  • Harlal Rai
  • Advocate Dabir Uddin Ahmed
  • Begum Lutfunnesa Abbas
  • Shah Kalandar
  • Anisul Hoque
  • Baby Naznin

Panchagarh

Panchagarh was first known as Pachagarh. Panchagarh was established as a district on 1 February 1984. Panchagarh is located in the extreme north of Bangladesh, and is bounded on three sides by the 288 km long Indian border. 

Notable Places

  • Atwari
  • Tetulia
  • Panchagarh Sadar
  • Boda
  • Debiganj

Notable People

  • Muhammad Jamiruddin Sarkar
  • Mirza Ghulam Hafiz
  • Sirajul Islam
  • Mohammad Sultan
  • Mohammad Farhad
  • Abdur Rahman

Rangpur

Rangpur district is located in the Northern part of Bangladesh. The district has 3 municipalities, and eight Upazilas. Total population of Rangpur is 2534365.

Notable Places

  • Tajhat Zamindar’s palace
  • Town Hall
  • Kellaband Mosque
  • Rangpur Zoo
  • Keramotia Mosque
  • Itakumari Jomidar Bari
  • Manthana Jomidar Bari

Notable People

  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy
  • Anisul Huq
  • Nasir Hossain
  • Mohammad Nurul Islam
  • Palash Noor
  • Akbar Ali
  • Mashiur Rahman Jadu Mia
  • Roquia Sakhawat Hussain

Thakurgaon

Thakurgaon is a district in the north-western side of Bangladesh. It was then established as a district on 1 February 1984. There are 5 upazilas, 6 thanas, 53 unions, 647 mouzas and 1016 villages in Thakurgaon.

Notable Places

  • The Tangon River
  • Senua Bridge
  • Jomidar Mosjid at Shibganj
  • Balia Mosjid at Balia Union
  • The Fair of Nekmordon
  • King’s Palace
  • The river of Kulic
  • KhuniaDhighi Memorial
  • Palace of King Tonko Nath
  • Gorkoi Heritage

Notable People

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir
  • Ramesh Chandra Sen
  • Shishir Bhattacharjee 
  • Litu Anam 
  • Musa Ibrahim

District of Sylhet Division

  • Habiganj
  • Moulvibazar
  • Sunamganj
  • Sylhet

Habiganj

Habiganj is a district in north-eastern Bangladesh. On 1 March 1984 Habiganj was established as a District. Habiganj consists of 9 upazilas, 6 municipalities, 54 wards, 78 union parishads, 124 mahallas, 1241 mouzas and 2076 villages.

Notable Places

  • Bagala Matar Mandir
  • Jami Mosque
  • Kalibari
  • Putijuri Jami Mosque
  • Ramakrishna Ashram, Habiganj Sadar
  • Rashidpur Tea Garden, Bahubal Upazila
  • Shagor Dighi
  • Shajeerbazar

Notable People

  • Sirajul Hossain Khan
  • Bipin Chandra Pal
  • Major General Mohammad Abdur Rab (Bir Uttam)
  • Shah Kibria
  • Dewan Farid Gazi
  • Enamul Haque Mostafa Shahid
  • Syed A. B. Mahmud Hossain

Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar is the southeastern district of Sylhet Division. On 22 February 1984, the President of Bangladesh, H M Ershad, upgraded Moulvibazar as a district. This district has an area of 2,707 km2.

Notable Places

  • Madhabkunda waterfall
  • Ham Ham waterfall
  • Hakaluki Haor
  • Madhabpur Lake
  • Lawachara National Park

Notable People

  • Syed Mujtaba Ali
  • Mohammad Ataul Karim
  • Saifur Rahman
  • Nadia Shah
  • Dwijen Sharma
  • Abdus Shahid
  • Nawab Ali Abbas Khan

Sunamganj

Sunamganj district is located in the north-eastern part of Bangladesh. Sunamganj District consists of 11 Upazilas. The district has 12 government hospitals and 22 health centers.

Notable Places

  • Tanguar Haor
  • Jadukata River Bank
  • Hason Raja Memorial royal palace
  • Laurer Garh
  • Chatok Cement Factory
  • Taker Ghat Lime Stone field  

Notable People

  • Shahed Ali, author and novelist
  • Dewan Mohammad Azraf, educator
  • Anwar Chowdhury, British diplomat
  • Ramkanai Das, classical and folk musician[8]
  • Shushama Das, folk musician
  • Radharaman Dutta, musician and mystic poet
  • Shah Abdul Karim, musician and songwriter

Sylhet

Sylhet is the divisional capital and one of the four districts of Sylhet division. Sylhet district was established on 3 January 1782. Sylhet district became a part of Sylhet Division after its formation in 1995. Sylhet district consists of 13 upazilas.

Notable Places

  • Bisnakandi
  • Ratargul Swamp Forest
  • Jaflong
  • Khadimnagar National Park
  • Shahjalal Dorgha
  • Satchari National Park
  • Pangthumai Waterfall
  • Hum Hum Water Falls 

Notable People

  • Shah Jalal, Sufi saint and mystic
  • Shah Paran, Sufi saint
  • Shah Abdul Karim, Baul folk singer, composer
  • Nurul Islam Nahid, Former Education Minister of Bangladesh
  • Dilwar Khan, poet
  • Salman Shah, film actor, model
  • Shuvro Dev, playback singer

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