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Shariatpur District Information

atlas of shariatpur district

Shariatpur District, Bangladesh

The previous name of the region was Indrakpur Pargana. In the ancient age the region was under “Banga State”. As per the book named “Raghubansha” written by poet Kalidas, almost all the civilians then used boat and even in war. It is a matter of proud for Shariatpur that the two regions named Idilpur and Kedarpur once ruled by Buddhist emperor and they enriched the region much. During the Mughal era, the region was not conquered even the period of mighty emperor Akbar. Then the region was ruled by some local Muslim and Hindu landlords who were called Baro Bhuyan. Kedarpur under Naria sub- district then ruled by Bhuyan Chand Roy and Kedar Roy. In many times Mughal emporer Akbar from Delhi sent powerful force of soldiers to conquer the region but failed due to rough communication system and a strong network of rivers. However, during the period of his son named Jahangir (1608- 1613), the region was conquered at last by Islam Kha, the Govornor of then Bengal. From then, the Mughal ruled was continued over the region before the collapse. During the British East India period the region firstly included with Dhaka and then Faridpur in 1807. Then Shariatpur was a part of greater Bikrampur. Due to administrative advantage the region was included in Bakerganj (current Barisal) in 1869. But facing movement of the civilians the region was included in Madaripur Subdivision under Faridpur District in 1873. After the liberation of Bangladesh, the formerly government (1976) decided to form a new sub division in the east part of Madaripur and named Shariatpur after the name of Hazi Shariatullah (1781-1840) who was the chief of Farayazi movement born in the region.  The decision was first broadcasted in radio in 10 August 1977. In the same year, the called subdivision was inaugurated in November 3. Finally the region was decelerated as a district in 7 March 1983 and started its journey in 1 March 1984 as a district under Dhaka division. The area of Shariatpur district is 1174.05 Sq Km. The Geo position of the district is between 23˚01 to 23˚27’ North latitudes and between 90˚13’ to 90˚36’ east longitude.

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

Administration: There are 05 Municipalities in Shariatpur district named Shariatpur, Damudda, Vadorgonj, Naria and Jagira. The number of Upazilla (sub- district) in Shariatpur district is 06, named- Shariatpur Sadar, Damudda, Vedorgonj, Jagira, Goshairhat and Naria containing 65 Unions, 556 Mauzas and 1254 Villages. 

Population: The total population of Shariatpur district is 11,55,824 (Male- 5,59,075 and Female- 5,96,749). Sex ratio is 94:100, Population Density 984/Sq Km and annual growth rate is 0.65%.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Shariatpur district is 47.30% (Male- 48.00% and Female- 46.60%), School attendance rate is 54.20% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Other Important Data: The postal code of Shariatpur district is 8000 and NWD Code is 0601. Total Parliament seat in Shariatpur is 03. During the liberation war, Shariatpur was under Sector Number 02 & 08. Urbanization rate of the district is 11.34% and annual average rainfall in the region is 2105 mm.

Rivers: Padma, Meghna, Kirtinasha, Palong, Damudia, Arial Kha etc.

Agro Products: Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Yam, Onion, Garlic, Tomato, Oil seeds, Vegetable, Mango, Banana, Wood Apple, Black Berry etc.

Remarkable Personalities from Shariatpur District

Hazi Shariatullh (Social Worker), Shiraj Shikder (Politician), Atul Proshad Sen (Singer and Composer), Abu Ishak (Writer), Dr Golam Mawla (Language Fighter), Abdul Alim (Singer), Hazi Nayon Sharif Sarkar (Former Vice President Of All India Congress Party) Abdur Razzak (Politician), Master Mujibur Rahaman (Politician), Dr A K Jalil, Dr Khaled Sawkot Ali, Colonel (Rtd) Shawkot Ali (Politician) etc.

shariatpur, bangladesh
Historical BUTP High School


Famous Tourist Places in Shariatpur District

Home of Hazi Shariatullah, Chikondi Munshef Court, Beparipara Jame Mosque, Burir Hat Mosque, Fatehjongpur Fort, Haturia Royal Palace, Kartikpur Royal Palace, Shakhipur Ananda Bazar Dam, Kedarbari, Sureshwar Darbar Sharif, M.A. Reza collage, Bhedargonj upzala Premise, Mahishar Lake, Darghabari Lake, Dhanukar Monosha Bari, Tinu Tagore House Kali Mondir, Kirtinasha Fort, Vojeswarer Paul Bari, Padama River's Islands, Circuit House, Pachani Paler Bari, Agaroani Paler Bari, Kodal Pur Darbar Sharif, Shariatpur-Chandpur Ferry Ghat, Krokir Char Primary School, BUTP high School -Upashi, Premtala BISIC Industrial Area etc.


Anonymous said...

feel proud ......

Md Saiful Islam said...

Please mention the sub-districtict names of the tourist places then it will be more helpful for the tourism students. Because we need to everything specific.
Thank you for all of your efforts.

Anonymous said...

Now I am felling proud being a man of Shariatpur because it has historical value and there are live many famous people.

Sumanta choudhury said...

আমি ভারতের পশ্চিম বঙ্গ এর বর্ধমান জেলার স্থায়ী বাসিন্দা......বিবাহ সুত্রে আমি জানতে পারি আমার শ্বশুর মসাই ও শাশুড়িমা বাংলাদেশের ফরিদপুরের মানুষ | শ্বশুর মশাই ৮০বছরের | ১৯৪৯ সালে ওনারা এখানে চলে আসেন | বাংলাদেশের বহু স্মৃতি ওনাকে বারবার বলতে দেখি
|আমি একজন ভূগোলের শিক্ষক | খুব ইচ্ছে হয় ওনার পূর্ব ভিটাতে নিয়ে যাওয়ার | কিন্তু অনেক তথ্য গুগল ম্যাপে পাচ্ছি না |
কেও যদি একটু সাহায্য করেন চির উপকৃত হই | ওনার পূর্ব ঠিকানা দিলাম --- পুলিন চন্দ্র পাল / রাজমোহন পাল ,গ্রাম -স্বর্ণঘোষ , পো:- ধানুকা , থানা - পালং , মাদারীপুর ,ফরিদপুর |
আমর ইমেইল-

Akash moajjem said...

Sumanta choudhury said... Apni Amar Sathe Cantact Koryn

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সপ্নহীন সীমান্ত said...

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Inas Ahmed said...

Can you please tell me about Chardhupur village under Shenerchar Union loacted in Shariatpur district? It is really urgent!! It will be really helpful for me if you give me the information.

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