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Madaripur District Information


atlas of madaripur


Madaripur District, Bangladesh



Madaripur district was named after great sufi saint Badaruddin Shah Madar. In the British East India Period, Madaripur started its journey as a subdivision in 1854 under Bakerganj (current Barisal) District. The region was separated from Bakerganj and included in Faridpur district in 1873. The subdivision was turned into a district in 01 March 1984. During the Liberation war, many direct encounters were held in the region between the freedom fighters and the Pakistani army. The freedom fighters of Madaripur captured 40 Pakistani soldiers including a Major and a Captain also. The Geo position of the district is between 23˚ to 20˚30’ North latitudes and between 89˚56’ to 90˚21’ east longitude. There is no reserve forest in Madaripur district but coconut, date, palm etc grow abundantly in the region. Madaripur is famous for date juice based raw sugar.

Bordered By: Madaripur District is bordered by Munshiganj and Faridpur districts to the north, Gopalganj and Barisal districts to the south, Shariatpur district to the east, Gopalganj and Faridpur districts to the west.

Administration: The area of Madaripur is 1125.69 Sq Km. It is under Dhaka Division. There are 03 Municipalities in Madaripur named Madaripur Sadar, Shibchar and Rajair. The number of Upazilla (sub district) in Madaripur district is 04, named- Madaripur Sadar, Shibchar, Rajair and Kalkini containing 59 Unions, 479 Mauzas and 1062 Villages. 

Population: The total population of Madaripur district is 11,65,952 (Male- 5,74,582 and Female- 5,91,370). Sex ratio is 97:100, Population Density 1036/Sq Km and annual growth rate is 0.17%.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Madaripur district is 48.00% (Male- 50.10% and Female- 45.90%), School attendance rate is 55.50% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Other Important Data: The postal code of Madaripur district is 7900 and NWD Code is 0661. Total Parliament seat in Madaripur is 03. During the liberation war, Madaripur was under Sector Number 02 and 08. Urbanization rate of the district is 13.53% and average rainfall 2105 mm.

Rivers: Padma, Meghn, Arial Kha, Kumar, Palordi etc.

Agro Products: Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Pulse, Onion, Garlic, Chilly, Sugarcane, Vegetable etc.

Remarkable Personalities from Madaripur District

Chitra Preya Ray Chowdhury, Nirendra Nath Dasgupta, Khan Shaheb Alimuddin Ahmed, Joges Chandraa Biswas, Dr Johara Kazi, Fazlur Rahaman Khan (Architect), Fanivhushan Majumder, Sheikh Samsul Hoque (Writer), Prof. Anisuzzaman (Educationsit), Vupen Kumer Datta (Writer), Chand Mohon Chattergy (Writer), Sayad Abul Hossain (Politician), Sunil Gangopaddhya (Indian Novelist), Captain Alamgir Satter (Birprotik),  etc.
 landscape of madaripur

 

Famous Tourist Attractions in Madaripur District

Graveyard of Khaza Yousuf Shah, Nilkuthi of Danlf, Home of Poet Kiron Chandra, Royal Palace of Sishir Ganguli, Annaypurna Temple, Pronob Moth, Graveyard of Chittyapriya Roy Chowdhury, Porbot Garden of Mustafapur, Shakuni Lake, Home of Land Lord Premchand Roy and D. L. Roy Chowdhury, Noboratna Temple, Dargah of Shah Madar, Bajitpur Pronabanda Temple, Kadambari Ganesh Pagol Temple, Khalia Rajaram Roy's House, Arialkha River, The Madaripur Lake, Sakuni Lake, Jhaudi Giri, Shrine of Hazrat shah Mader, Auliapur Indigo Kuthi etc.


3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dear Sir, I want to know about village Dingsar or Dongsar of Madaripur district which is our native land. please tall me how i reach there from kolkata. My email address is santanu1106@gmail.com

Unknown said...

Dear Sir, I want to know about Sajanpur village in Madaripur. I will be traveling from Dhaka. Please help me, i want to visit my native place

Unknown said...

thanks a lot . i really appreciate it .i am from Madaripur.

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