Pirojpur (পিরোজপুর) is a district of Bangladesh. Pirojpur is a district of greater Barisal. It is a part of the Barisal Division. Pirojpur District shares borders with Barguna district in the SOUTH side, Barisal district and Gopalganj district in the NORTH side, Jhalokati district in the EAST side, Bagerhat district in the WEST side. Pirojpur district consists of 7 Upazilas, 3 Municipalities (Pourashava), 51 Union Parishads and 609 Villages.
List of upazilas in Pirojpur districtপিরোজপুর জেলার উপজেলা সমূহ :
Some useful information of Pirojpur District:
Pirojpur district Established in: March 01, 1984
Division: Barisal division
Area : 1038 Sq. Km.
Total Land : 3,62,428 Acres
Population (2011) : 12,00,000 (Male: 6,05,000 and Female: 5,95,000
Density: 935 per Sq. Km.
Number of voters:
Number of Union Parishads: 51 (Union Parishad details of Pirojpur Sadar Upazila: 1 No. Sikder Mallik Union Parishad, Chairman, Md. Kamruzzaman; 2 No. Kadamtola Union Parishad, Chairman: Md. Abdus Salam Sheikh; 3 No. Durgapur Union Parishad, Chairman: Md. Chan Maji; 4 No. Kolakhali Union Parishad, Chairman: Nasir Uddin Ahmed; 5 No. Tona Union Parishad, Chairman: Md. Sobhan Khan; 6 No. Shariktola Union Parishad, Chairman: G.M. Firoj Rabbani; 7 No. Shankar Pasha Union Parishad, Chairman: Tofazzel Hossain Mallik)
Number of Villages: 609
Literacy rate: 64.31% (Male: 65.32, Female: 63.30% University:
Textile Engineering College:
Police Training Center:
High Schools: 233 (Halta Kumirmara Abu Jafar High School, Mathbaria Upazila)
Primary Schools: 922 (Government Primary Schools: 776, Non-government Primary Schools: 329, Community Primary Schools: 76, Satellite Primary Schools: 62)
Madrasha: 276 (Senior Madrasha: 30, Dakhil and Alim Madrasha: 131).
Technical Institutions: 6
PTI: 1 Bank (Total Branch) : 57
Number of Municipality(Pourashava) in Pirojpur District: 3 : Pirojpur Municipality (Pirojpur Pourashava), Mathbaria Pourashava (Mathbaria Municipality), Pirojpur; Sarupkathi Pourashava (Sarupkathi Municipality), Pirojpur.
Web Portal: Pirojpur District
Upazila Health Complex: 7
General Hospital: 1
Health Complex: 5
Cinema Hall : 12
Government Child Hospital : 1
Hat / Bazar :
Post Office : 107
Non-government Organization (NGO) : 42
Mosque (Mosjid) : 3177
Temple (Mandir) : 525
Cyclone Center : 2
Ideal Village: 19
Tourist Place: Bolesshor DC Park at Pirojpur Sadar Upazila, Majherchar at Mathbaria Upazila, Bhasoman Vegetable garden at Najirpur Upazila, Guava garden at Nesarabad, Pathorghata Sea beach at Jhalakhati near to Mathbaria.
Numbers of constituency: 3 (Alhaj AKM Awal, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Pirojpur-1; Principal Shah Alam, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Pirojpur-2; Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP); Pirojpur-3)
Number of Upazila (Thana) : 7 (Pirojpur Sadar Upazila, Zianagar Upazila, Mathbaria Upazila, Bhandaria Upazila, Kawkhali Upazila, Nesarabad (Swarupkathi) Upazila, Nazirpur Upazila)
Postal code : 8500 (Pirojpur Sadar main post code: 8500, Hularhat post code: 8501, Parerhat post code: 8502,
Kaukhali post code: 8510, Keundia post code: 8511, Joykul post code: 8512, Jolagati post code: 8513,
Swarupkathi post code: 8520, Darus Sunnat post code:85211, Kaurikhara post code: 8522, Jalabari post code: 8523,
Banaripara post code: 8530, Chakhar post code: 8531, Bhandaria post code: 8550, Kanudashkathi post code: 8551,
Dhaoa post code: 8552, Mathbaria post code: 8560, Tushkhali post code: 8561, Halta post code: 8562, Gulishakhali post code: 8563
Tiarkhali post code: 8552