About Netrakona District

Geography of Netrakona

Netrokona District is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh. Near the Himalayan border. Historacally Netrakona is the main center point of Mymensingh Githika as the view of Mahua Malua who lived their and created their performances. Netrokona Sadar Upazila is the area of 340.35 km2 distance and it is surrounded by Durgapur and kalmakanda upazilas on the north side, KENDUA and Gauripur upazilas on the south side, Barhatta and Atpara upazila's on the east side, purbadhala upazila on the west. There are four rivers in Netrokona. They are Kangsha, Dhala, Magra, Teorkhali. Netrokona Pouroshaba (Town of Netrokona) consists of 9 wards and 33 mahallas. It is a municipal town with an area of 13.63 sq km. The town has a population of 53853; male 51.22%, female 48.78%. The density of population is 3951 per sq km. Literacy rate among the town people is 54.2%. Administration Netrokona Sadar thana was established in 1874 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. The upazila consists of 13 union parishads, 306 mouzas and 344 villages.
There are so many famous people born there including Comrade Moni Singh, Cornnel Taher, Poet Nirmulendhu gun, Poet Helal Hafiz, Zatin Sarker, Ex Ministers Md. Hafizur Rahman and Abdul Momin, Politician Late Khan Bahadur Kabir Uddin Khan, Ex. Prsident and Chief Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, There are so many well and renouned educated personalities including Shahid Budhijibi Fazlur Rahman Khan, Md. Shamsul Haque, (Chicago University of USA trained) Md. Abdul Waheed, Ex. DEO, Hummayun Ahmed, Zafar Iqbal.
Netrokona District is divided into 11 upazilas or subdivisions. These are:
* Kendua
* Madan
* Atpara
* Barhatta
* Mohanganj
* Kalmakanda
* Purbadhala
* Durgapur
* Dhubaura
* Khaliajuri
* Netrokona

Religion in Netrakona District

The district of Netrakona consists mosques, temples, Buddhist temples and churches.

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Restaurant of Netrakona

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