Rajshahi is a district of Bangladesh and it is the third largest city of Bangladesh. Road distance from Dhaka city to Rajshahi district(Rajshahi Town) is 270 Kilometers. Rajshahi district is a part of the Rajshahi Division. The metropolitan city of Rajshahi is in Rajshahi District. Rajshahi district is bounded by Natore, Chapai Nawabganj , Naogaon District. Rajshahi town area divided into 4 thanas (Rajpara Thana, Boalia Thana, Shah Mokhdum Thana and Motihar Thana) under Rajshahi City Corporation Area and 9 Upazilas, 7 Municipalities (Pourashava), 70 Union Parishad and 1858 Village. Thana and a upazila are listed below:
List of upazilas in Rajshahi district(রাজশাহী জেলার উপজেলা সমূহ:)
Some useful information of Rajshahi District:
Division: Rajshahi division
Area : 2407.01 Sq. Km.
Population (2001) : 22,74,340 (Male: 11,81,000 and Female: 10,93,340)
Literacy rate: 47.43% (2001) City Corporation: 1 (Rajshahi City Corporation Upazila : 9 (Bagmara, Paba, Charghat, Durgapur, Godagari, Mohanpur, Bagha, Puthia and Tanore)
Thana : 4 (Rajpara Thana, Boalia Thana, Shah Mokhdum Thana, Motihar Thana)
Number of voters:
Number of Village: 1858
Number of Union Parishad: 70 (Union Parishad details of Rajshahi district: )
Literacy rate: 68% University: 2 (Rajshahi University)
Textile Institute: City Polytechnic & Textile Institute at Boalia Thana, Rajshahi district.
Police Training Center:
Medical College: Rajshahi Medical College, Islami Bank Medical College, Rajshahi
Medical Assistant Training School: College: 63 (Mohonganj Degree College, Rajshahi; Bagmara College, Rajshahi, Shah Mokhdum College, Rajshahi College, Rajshahi; Bangabandhu Degree College, Rajshahi; Shahid Ziaur Rahman College, Rajshahi; Raypur Women College, Rajshahi; Durgapur College, Godagari College, Motihar College, Mohon Pur Degree College, Keshar Hat Degree College, Mohonour Girls Degree College, Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam College, Puthia Islamia Mohila Degree College, Rajshahi; Biraldah College, Rajshahi Court College, Rajshahi Residential College, Tanore Mohila Degree College, Rajshahi; Kaliganj Hat Degree College, Rajshahi) Govt. College: Rajshahi Govt. City College, Rajshahi; Rajshahi Govt. Women's College, Rajshahi; New Govt. Degree College, Rajshahi.
Textile Engineering College:
Technical School and College:
Govt. High School:
Non-govt. High School:
Junior High School:
Government Primary Schools:
Registered Primary Schools:
Blind / Disable School: 1
Madrasha: Dakhil Madrasa 42, Ibtedaye Madrasah 171, Alia Madrasah 14, Fazil Madrasa 57, Kamil Madrasah 8, Forquania Madrasah 139, Hafizia Madrasha 29, Qaumi Madrasah 3 etc.
Bangladesh Polytechnic Institute: 1
PTI: 1 Bank : 138 Municipality(Pourashava) in Rajshahi District: 7 : Rajshahi Pourashava (Rajshahi Municipality).
Web Portal: Rajshahi District
Medical college Hospital: 1
General (Zila Sadar) Hospital: 1
Diabetic Hospital: 1
heart foundation Hospital: 1
Eye Hospital: Rajshahi Lion's Eye Hospital
Upazila Health Complex: 9
Health and Family Welfare center: 77
TB Hospital: 1(Rajshahi TB Hospital), TB Clinic: 1 (Rajshahi TB & Leprosy Control Project (RTLCP)
Police Hospital: 1 (Police Line Hospital, Rajshahi):: Sardah Bangladesh Police Academy, Charghat police station, Rajshahi.
Upazila Land Office:
Union Land Office: Municipality Land Office:
Rail Station: Rajshahi Railway Station
Major Crops: Paddy(Rice), wheat, Jute(The golden fibre of Bangladesh), Onion, potato, wheat, Green Chilli(moris), sugarcane, Garlic, turmeric, and various types of pulses & vegetables 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 : 20
Major Rivers: Padma river, Baral river, Mahananda river, Barnai river etc.
Stadium: Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium (Rajshahi Divisional Stadium) at Terakhadia, Rajshahi
Hat / Bazar : 217 (Premtoli bazar, Bagha bazar, Bhabaniganj bazar, Durgapur bazar, Khod mohanpur hat, Lalitganj bazar, Putia bazar, Sarda Bazar, Kazla bazar etc.) Newspaper:
Industry: Rajshahi Sugar Mills, Textile mill, cold storage, Aluminum industry(factory), Plastic industry etc.
Non-government Organization (NGO) : 362 (Brac, grameen bank, Asha, Proshika, Care, NDP, Kendra, SDS, JKS etc.
Mosque (Mosjid) : 3718
Temple (Mandir) : 231
Cyclone Center :
Tourist Place in Rajshahi: Bara Kuthi, Bagha Mosque, Tomb of Hazrat Shah Makhdum(R), Puthia Temple Complex
Numbers of constituency: 6 (Omor Faruk Chowdhury, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-1, (Constituency 52); Fazle Hossain Badsha, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-2, (Constituency 53); Md. Meraj Uddin Mollah, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-3, (Constituency 54); Eng. Enamul Haque, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-4, (Constituency 55), Md. Abdul Wadud, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-5, (Constituency 56), Md. Shahriar Alam, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rajshahi-6, (Constituency 57).
Website: Rajshahi district
No. of Post office: 121
Postal code : Rajshahi Sadar post code: 6000, Ghuramara post code: 6100, Rajshahi Court post code: 6201, Rajshahi Canttonment post code: 6202, Sapura post code: 6203, Kazla post code: 6204, Rajshahi University post code: 6205, Binodpur Bazar post code: 6206, Lalitganj post code: 6210, Rajshahi Sugar Mills post code: 6211, Shyampur post code: 6212, Khodmohanpur post code: 6220, Tanor post code: 6230, Durgapur post code: 6240, Bhabaniganj post code: 6250, Taharpur post code: 6251, Putia post code: 6260, Charghat post code: 6270, Sarda post code: 6271, Bagha post code: 6280, Arani post code: 6281, Godagari post code: 6290, Premtoli post code; 6291.