Kurigram is a district of Bangladesh. Kurigram is a part of the Rangpur Division. Kurigram district is bounded by Gaibandha district, Cooch Bihar, West Bengal state of India, Lalmonirhat and Rangpur district. Kurigram district consists of 09 Upazilas (Kurigram Sadar Upazila, Phulbari Upazila, Nageshwari Upazila, Rajarha Upazila, Bhurungamari Upazila, Ulipur Upazila, Char Rajibpur Upazila, Rowmari Upazila, Chilmari Upazila), 3 Municipalities (Pourashava), 72 Union Parishad and 1585 Village.
List of upazilas in Kurigram district(কুড়িগ্রাম জেলার উপজেলা সমূহঃ)
Kurigram Sadar Upazila (কুড়িগ্রাম সদর উপজেলা)
Phulbari Upazila (ফুলবাড়ী উপজেলা)
Nageshwari Upazila (নাগেশ্বরী উপজেলা )
Rajarha Upazila (রাজারহাট উপজেলা)
Bhurungamari Upazila (ভুরুঙ্গামারী উপজেলা)
Ulipur Upazila (উলিপুর উপজেলা)
Char Rajibpur Upazila (চর রাজিবপুর উপজেলা)
Rowmari Upazila (রৌমারী উপজেলা)
Chilmari Upazila (চিলমারী উপজেলা)
Some useful information of Kurigram District:
Kurigram district Established in:
Division: Rangpur division
Area : 2255.29 Sq. Km.
Total Cultivable Land : 1,67,467 Hectors
Population : 16,57,000 (Approximately)
Density: per Sq. Km.
Number of voters:
Number of Village: 1585
Number of Union Parishad: 72 (Union Parishad details of Kurigram district: )
Literacy rate: 58% University:
Police Training Center:
Medical Assistant Training School: College: 43 (Shonahat College, Kurigram; Chilmari Women Degree College, Kurigram; Gunai Gachh College, Kurigram; Rajabhat Mohila Degree Collage, Kurigram; Bhogdanga Model College, Kurigram; Bhurungamari Degree College, Kurigram; Kochakat Degree College, Kurigram; Kaliganj College, Kurigram; Rowmari Women's College, Kurigram; Panchpir Degree College, Kurigram) Govt. College: 3 (Kurigram Govt. College, Kurigram Govt. Women College, Ulipur Govt. Degree College, Kurigram)
Textile Engineering College:
Technical School and College:
High School: 240
Govt. High School:
Non-govt. High School:
Junior High School:
Government Primary Schools: 563
Registered Primary Schools:
Polytechnic Institute: 1
PTI: Bank : 08 Municipality(Pourashava) in Kurigram District: 3 : Kurigram Pourashava (Kurigram Municipality).
Web Portal: Kurigram District
General Hospital: Nill
Govt. Hospital: 1
Non-govt. Hospital: 02
Eye Hospital: 1
Upazila Health Complex: 08
TB Clinic: 01
Upazila Land Office: 9
Union Land Office: 74 Municipality Land Office:
Major Crops: Paddy(Rice), Jute(The golden fibre of Bangladesh), Onion, potato, wheat, Green Chilli(moris), sugarcane, Garlic and various types of pulses etc.
Major Fruits: Mango(Aam), Jackfruit(Kathal), Banana, guava, papaya(Pepe), Coconut(Narkel), Litchi(Lichu), Lemon(Lebu), Watermelon(Tormuj), bel, date, tetul etc.
Cinema Hall :
Major Rivers: Dharla river, Tista, river, Halhali river, Dudhkumar river, Sonaburi river etc.
River path: 147.20 Kilometers
Spinning Mill: 1
Hat / Bazar : 176 Newspaper: 05
Non-government Organization (NGO) : 50 (Asha, Brac, Proshika, Care, grameen bank, NDP, Kendra, SDS, JKS etc.
Mosque (Mosjid) : 4334
Temple (Mandir) :
Cyclone Center : 14
Ideal Village: 02
Tourist Place in Kurigram:
Numbers of constituency: 4 (A.K.M. Mostafizur Rahman, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Kurigram-1, (Constituency 25); Md. Zafar Ali, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Kurigram-2, (Constituency 26); A.K.M. Mayeedul Islam, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Kurigram-3, (Constituency 27); Md. Zakir Hossen, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Kurigram-4, (Constituency 28).
Telephone Exchange: 09
No. of Post office: 95
Postal code : Kurigram Sadar post code: 5600, Pandul post code: 5601, Rajarhat post code: 5610, Nazimkhan post code: 5611, Ulipur post code: 5620, Bazarhat post code: 5621, Chilmari post code: 5630, Jorgachh post code: 5631, Roumari post code: 5640, Bonarpara post code: 5650, saghata post code: 5651, Nageshwar post code: 5660, Bhurungamari post code: 5670, Phulbari post code: 5680