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Chapai Nawabganj District Information


Chapai Nawabganj District Map, Bangladesh

Chapai Nawabganj District, Bangladesh


Chapai Nawabganj district is located in the western border of Bangladesh. According to geographical formation the district is divided into two parts named Barendra region located in the eastern part of the Mohanoda River and Diar region located in the western part of the same river. Until 1947, Chapainawabganj was a police station under the district of Maldah (India). At the time of partition in 1947, it was upgraded into a Subdivision under Rajshahi district. After the liberation of Bangladesh the region was finally upgraded into a district in 1984. The Geo position of the district is between 24˚22’ to 24˚57’ North latitudes and between 87˚55’ to 88˚23’ east longitude. Chapai Nawabganj district is famous for its mangoes that are greatly delicious. 

Bordered By: Chapai Nawabganj District is bordered by Maldah district of West Bengal (Indian State) to the north, the mighty Padma River and Murshidabad district of West Bengal (Indian State) to the South, Rajshahi and Naogaon districts to the east, the Padma River and Maldah district of west Bengal to the West.

Administration: The area of Chapainawabganj is 1702.55 Sq Km. It is under Rajshahi Division. There are 04 Municipalities in Chapainawabganj named Chapainababganj, Shibgonj, Rohonpur and Nachole. The number of Upazilla (sub district) in Chapai Nawabganj district is 05, named- Chapainababganj, Shibgonj, Nachole, Gomastapur and Volahat containing 45 Unions, 619 Mauzas and 1135 Villages. 

Population: The total population of Chapai Nawabganj district is 16,47,521 (Male- 810,218 and Female- 837,303). Sex ratio is 97:100, Population Density 968/Sq Km and annual growth rate is 1.44%.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Chapai Nawabganj district is 42.90% (Male- 41.60% and Female- 44.30%). School attendance rate is 49.80% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Other Important Data: The postal code of Chapai Nawabganj district is 5280 and NWD Code is 0781. Total Parliament seat in Chapai Nawabganj is 03. During the liberation war, Chapai Nawabganj was under Sector Number 07. Urbanization rate of the district is 19.44%. Average rainfall of the region is 186 cm.

Rivers: Padma, Mohanonda, Punarbhaba, Tangon, Maragada, Pagla, Nondaguja etc.

Agro Products: Mango, Guava, Jack-Fruit, Water Melon, Maize, Litchi, Oil seeds Paddy, jute, sugarcane, wheat, Betel Leaf, pulses, guava, Palm etc


Remarkable Personalities from Chapainawabganj District

Diantullah Chowdhury (Hero of Indigo Resistance Movement), Birsresta Captain Mohiuddin Jahangir, Girish Chandra Singha (Land Lord), Prof. Abdur Rahim (Mathematician), Kutub Uddin (Pioneer of Gamvhira), Sayad Ali Ashraf, Sahabuddin Nagori (Singer), Momtaz Uddin Ahmad (Writer and Play Personality), Abdul Hoque, Rafiqunnabi (Artist), Prof. Moniruzzaman Mia, Justice Mainur Reza Chowdhury etc. 

 Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh 

Famous Tourist Attractions Places in Chapainawabganj

Choto Sona Mosque, Rajshadin Gaur of Bokhtier Khalgi, Graveyard and Mango Orchard of Shah Neamot Ullah, Landscape of Babu Dying, Kanchat Rajbari, Sah Suja Hambolkhana, Nowda Tomb, Darsbari, Shibmondir and couple of Temp in Huzabpur, Darashbari Mosque, Royal palace,  Baragharia Kacharibari (Revenue Office), Chapai Mosque, Naoda Stupa (Buddhist monument),  Nachole Palace, Graveyard of Birsresta Captain Mohiuddin Jahangir, Adina College and Idrishi Bhaban etc.


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