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Chunarughat Upazila

Rajapur Tekarghat in Chunarughat was the capital of the Hindu kingdom of Tungachal. Raja Achak Narayan was its final Hindu ruler who was defeated in the Conquest of Taraf in 1304. Tungachal was renamed Taraf and its first Muslim ruler was Syed Na ...

                                               

Companiganj Upazila, Sylhet

In 1779, the Khasi people attacked merchants in the village of Pandua in Bholaganj, who were going towards Calcutta after they experienced abuse from Europeans. Many merchants pleaded Robert Lindsay, the Collector of Sylhet, to build a small bric ...

                                               

Dakshin Shahbazpur Union

South Shahbazpur is a Union Parishad under Barlekha Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It has an area of 40.46 square miles and a population of 26.840.

                                               

Dakshin Surma Upazila

South Surma or Dakshin Surma is an Upazila of Sylhet District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. The following are the nine unions in South Surma. Statistics shown here is based on the Bangladesh Population Census of 2001 by the Bangladesh Bu ...

                                               

Dayamir Union

Dayamir Union is a union council under Osmani Nagar Upazila of Sylhet District, Bangladesh. It is the native home of General M. A. G. Osmani, who was the supreme commander of the Bangladesh Liberation War. In 2015 Deputy Mayor, Councillor Mohamme ...

                                               

Derai Upazila

Derai is located at 24.7833°N 91.3500°E  / 24.7833; 91.3500. It is bounded by Dakshin Sunamganj and Jamalganj on the north, Sullah, Baniachong and Nabiganj on the south, Jagannathpur on the east, Sullah, Khaliajuri and Jamalganj on the west.

                                               

Dharamapasha Upazila

Dharamapasha is located at 24.9000°N 91.0167°E  / 24.9000; 91.0167. It has 28368 households and total area 496.03 km². It is located on the banks of the Kangsha River close to the haor areas. The largest haor of Bangladesh called Tanguar haor is ...

                                               

Dowarabazar Upazila

Dowarabazar is located at 25.0500°N 91.5667°E  / 25.0500; 91.5667. It has 27112 households and total area 324.19 km² and bounded by the Indian state of Meghalaya and border on the north, and Chhatak Upazila on the south and east, Sunamganj Sadar ...

                                               

Habiganj Sadar Upazila

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Habiganj Sadar has a population of 225469. Males constitute 51.75% of the population, and females 48.25%. This Upazilas eighteen up population is 117014. Habiganj Sadar has an average literacy rate of 30.6% 7+ ye ...

                                               

Islampur, Jagannathpur

Islampur, also known as Brahmangaon, is a village in Syedpur Shaharpara Union of Jagannathpur Upazila in the district of Sunamganj, Sylhet, Bangladesh.

                                               

Jamalganj Upazila

Jamalganj is located at 24.9833°N 91.2333°E  / 24.9833; 91.2333. It has 18119 households and total area 338.74 km².Jamalganj Upazila sunamganj district with an area of 338.74 km 2, is bounded by Tahirpur and bishwamvarpur upazilas on the north, ...

                                               

Jhigli

Jhigli is located in the southern part of Chhatak Upazila. Nearby villages are Muhammadpur, 3.4 kilometres 2.1 mi south-east; Jahirpur, 4.3 kilometres 2.7 mi north-west; Satgaon, 5.6 kilometres 3.5 mi; Jahedpur, 4.3 kilometres 2.7 mi; and Bagain, ...

                                               

Juri Upazila

Juri is an upazila of the Moulvibazar District. In 2001, its population was 122.853. It is located 48 km from District headquarters. The local high school was established in 1930.

                                               

Kamalganj Upazila

There was a local zamindar by the name of Kinkar Nath Ray who appointed a naib by the name of Kamal Narayan in order to develop the land. Kamal established a ganj treasured neighbourhood named after himself. In 1922, Kamalganj was made a thana an ...

                                               

Kathaltali

Kathaltali is a large village located in North Dakshinbhag Union, Barlekha Upazila, Maulvibazar District, Bangladesh. The population of the village is 3.162 with 1.545 living in South Kathaltali and 1.617 living in North Kathaltali. North Kathalt ...

                                               

Madhabkunda waterfall

Madhabkunda waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Bangladesh. It is situated in Barlekha Upazila in Moulvibazar District. The waterfall is a popular tourist spot in Bangladesh. Big boulders, surrounding forest, and the adjoining streams a ...

                                               

Madhabpur Upazila

On 4 April 1971, during Bangladesh Liberation War the senior army officers assembled at the headquarters of 2nd East Bengal at Teliapara under this upazila area, a semi hilly area covered by tea gardens where General MAG Osmani, Lieutenant Colone ...

                                               

Magurchara Punji

Magurchhara Punji is a tribal village inhabited by the Khasi ethnic minority. It is located off the Srimangal–Kamalganj Highway in the 3rd Ward of Kamalganj Union, Kamalganj Upazila, Moulvibazar District, Bangladesh. As of 2006, Magurchara Punji ...

                                               

Mahammedpur

Mohammedpur is a village in Chhatak Upazila at the North-Eastern part of Bangladesh. Locally it is also known as Mamonpur. Mahammedpur is famous for the mazar of Rahimullah Shah, a Saint of Islam. Safath Shah, the father of Durbin Shah also lived ...

                                               

Mathiura Union

The Union dates back to before the 12th century. The religion followed by the majority is Islam, which was first introduced in the area by the Great Saint Shah Jalal.

                                               

Maulvibazar-2

Maulvibazar-2 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad of Bangladesh since 2019 by Sultan Md. Mansur Ahmed of the Gano Forum.

                                               

Maulvibazar-4

Maulvibazar-4 is a constituency represented in the Jatiya Sangsad of Bangladesh since 1991 by Md. Abdus Shahid of the Awami League.

                                               

Nabiganj Upazila

After the Conquest of Gour in 1303, many disciples of Shah Jalal migrated and settled in present-day Nabiganj where they preached Islam to the local people. Shah Sikandar migrated to Paschimgaon Sikandarpur, Hafiz Muhammad Zakariyyah Arabi to Pit ...

                                               

Osmani Nagar Upazila

Osmani Nagar” is a compound of two words, Osmani and nagar city, which literally means" the city of Osmani”. Osmani Nagar was named in honor of General Muhammad Ataul Gani Osmani, the commander-in-chief of Mukti Bahini during Bangladesh Liberatio ...

                                               

Patli Union

Patli Union Parishad is a union council under Jagannathpur Upazila of Sunamganj District in the division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It has an area of 32.52 square kilometres and a population of 21.383.

                                               

Rampasha Union

Rampasha is a Union Council of Bishwanath Upazila of Sylhet District in north-east Bangladesh. It is about 2 kilometres to the east of Bioragibazar. The Union Council office of Rampasha is situated in the east side of the village. Rampasha is fam ...

                                               

Sagornal Union

Sagarnal Union Council is a Union Parishad of Bangladesh, located in Juri Upazila, Moulvibazar District, Sylhet Division. It has an area of 29 square kilometres and a population of 34.492.

                                               

Sayestaganj Upazila

Shaistaganj is a Upazila of Habiganj District. There is one Paurasava and three Unions under this Thana. They are: Shaistaganj Paurasava, Shaistaganj Union, Nurpur Union and Brammondura Union. Shaistaganj Railway Junction, Shaistaganj Degree Coll ...

                                               

Shaharsree

Shaharsree is a village in Mirzapur Union, Sreemangal Upazila, Moulvibazar District, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh. During the British Raj it was known as Pachawoon Pargana. The village contains the shrines of Shah Sadruddin Qureshi and Shah Badrud ...

                                               

Sreemangal Upazila

It is said the name Sreemangal or Srimangal is named after Sri Das and Mangal Das; two brothers who settled on the banks of the Hail Haor. A copper plate of Raja Marundanath from the 11th century was found in Kalapur. During an excavation at Lamu ...

                                               

Sujaul

Sujaul is a village in Bangladesh, located in South Shahbazpur Union, Barlekha Upazila, Maulvibazar District. The Sujaul Senior Fazil Madrasha is a notable educational institution here. The village has a population of 5.117 and consists mostly of ...

                                               

Sunampur

Sunampur is a village located in Golapganj Upazila, Sylhet District, Bangladesh. The village has 5 mosques, 2 schools, 3 madrasha Islamic schools, 2 Eid Ghah Islamic EID prayer place, and 3 cemeteries called Wahid Ali Cemetery, Purba Sunampur Cem ...

                                               

Syedpur Shaharpara Union

Syedpur Shaharpara Union Parishad is a union council under Jagannathpur Upazila of Sunamganj District in the division of Sylhet, Bangladesh. It is located 6 kilometres south-east of Jagannathpur Upazila.

                                               

Sylhet-4

The constituency was created for the first general elections in newly independent Bangladesh, held in 1973. Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency boundaries to reflect population changes revealed by the 2 ...

                                               

Atpara Upazila

Amati is one of the significant villages of Atpara Upazila. Amati is not only a historical place but also a small village. The great personalities and social reformers named Md. Sonafor Uddin, Md. Muktul Hossain Khan, Md. Shariot Khan, Md. Anfor ...

                                               

Barhatta Upazila

Barhatta is located at 24.9000°N 90.8750°E  / 24.9000; 90.8750 and located on the banks of the Kangsha River close to the haor areas. Barhatta Upazila has an area of 221.50 km 2

                                               

Gafargaon Upazila

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Gafargaon had a population of 430.746. Males constituted 48.90% of the population and females 51.10%. Muslims formed 98.49% of the population, Hindus 1.43% and others 0.08%. Gafargaon had a literacy rate o ...

                                               

Gouripur Upazila

According to the 2011 Bangladesh census, Gouripur had a population of 323.057. Males constituted 49.44% of the population and females 50.56%. Muslims formed 95.97% of the population, Hindus 3.92%, Christians 0.02% and others 0.11%. Gouripur had a ...

                                               

Gouripur, Bangladesh

Gouripur is a small town in northern Bangladesh. The headquarters of Gouripur Upazila, Mymensingh District, Mymensingh Division, it is 150 kilometres from Dhaka, 20 kilometres from Mymensingh, and 90 kilometres from the border with the Indian sta ...

                                               

Haluaghat Upazila

Haluaghat is located at 25.1250°N 90.3500°E  / 25.1250; 90.3500. It has 49520 households and total area 356.07 km². There is a border checkpoint on the Bangladesh-India border at Haluaghat.

                                               

Islampur Upazila

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Islampur has a population of 268452. Males constitute 51.1% of the population, and females 48.9%. This Upazilas eighteen up population is 124612. Islampur has an average literacy rate of 15.9% 7+ years, and the n ...

                                               

Jamalpur-3

The constituency was created in 1978 from the Mymensingh-13 constituency when the former Mymensingh District was split into two districts: Jamalpur and Mymensingh. Ahead of the 2008 general election, the Election Commission redrew constituency bo ...

                                               

Kalmakanda Upazila

Mustaque Ahmed Ruhi was the Member of Parliament for constituency Netrokona-1 from 2009 until 2014. Barrister A.K.M Habibur Rahman, senior practising Advocate at the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. Advocate Pijush Kumar Saha,senior practicing advoca ...

                                               

Kangsha River

Kangsha River is a river in the northern parts of Mymensingh and Netrakona districts of Bangladesh. The Someshwari is one of the rivers that join it from the north.

                                               

Kendua Upazila

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Kendua had a population of 304.729. Males constituted 49.24% of the population and females 50.76%. Muslims formed 96.16% of the population, Hindus 3.72% and others 0.13%. Kendua had a literacy rate of 37.58% f ...

                                               

Khaliajuri Upazila

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Khaliajuri had a population of 97.450. Males constituted 51.10% of the population and females 48.90%. Muslims formed 66.43% of the population, Hindus 33.54%, Christians 0.02%, and others 0.02%. Khaliajuri had ...

                                               

Madan Upazila

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Madan had a population of 154.479. Males constituted 49.24% of the population and females 50.34%. Muslims formed 93.33% of the population, Hindus 6.59%, Christians 0.01% and others 0.08%. Madan had a literacy ...

                                               

Melandaha Upazila

Melandaha has 11 unions/wards, 140 mauzas/mahallas, and 190 villages. Unions are named as follows: Jhaughara Durmot Adra Fulkocha Ghuserpara Nayanagar Kulia Shyampur Mahmudpur Nangla Charbanipakuria

                                               

Mymensingh Cantonment

Mymensingh Cantonment was the headquarters of the 19th Infantry Division of the Bangladesh Army. Presently it has the headquarters of ARTDOC which consists of its Battle Group and all the training institutions. The 77th Infantry Brigade under 19t ...

                                               

Mymensingh Division

Mymensingh Division is one of the eight administrative divisions of Bangladesh. It has an area of 10.485 square kilometres and a population of 11.370.000 as of the 2011 census. It was created in 2015 from districts previously comprising the north ...