Rangpur is a district of Bangladesh. Road distance from Dhaka city to Rangpur Town (Rangpur district) is 335 Kilometers. Rangpur district is a part of the Rangpur Division. Rangpur district is bounded by Kurigram district, Dinajpur district, Nilphamari District and Gaibandha District. Rangpur district consists of 8 Upazilas (Rangpur Sadar Upazila, Badarganj Upazila, Kaunia Upazila, Gangachhara Upazila, Mithapukur Upazila, Taraganj Upazila, Pirganj Upazila, Pirgachha Upazila), 3 Municipalities (Pourashava), 84 Union Parishad and 1519 Village.
List of upazilas in Rangpur district(রংপুর জেলার উপজেলা সমূহ:)
Rangpur Sadar Upazila (রংপুর সদর উপজেলা)
Badarganj Upazila (বদরগঞ্জ উপজেলা)
Kaunia Upazila (কাউনিয়া উপজেলা)
Gangachhara Upazila (গঙ্গাছড়া উপজেলা)
Mithapukur Upazila (মিঠাপুকুর উপজেলা)
Taraganj Upazila (তারাগঞ্জ উপজেলা)
Pirganj Upazila (পীরগঞ্জ উপজেলা)
Pirgachha Upazila (পীরগাছা উপজেলা)
Some useful information of Rangpur District:
Division: Rangpur division
Area : 2370.45 Sq. Km.
Population (2001) : 2,51,699 (Approximately)
Total Cultivable Land : 4,68,259 Hectors (Approximately)
Population : 33,56,309 (Approximately)
Density: per Sq. Km.
Number of voters: City Corporation: 1 (Rangpur City Corporation)
Number of Village: 1519
Number of Union Parishad: 84 (Union Parishad details of Rangpur district: )
Literacy rate: 63.80% University: Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur
University College: 03
Police Training Center:
Medical College: Rangpur Medical College (530 bed capacity)
Medical Assistant Training School: College: Rangpur Cadet College, Rangpur City College, Rangpur, Begum Rokeya Collage, Rangpur; Badar Ganj Degree College, Rangpur; Bakshiganj Degree College, Rangpur; Ganga Chara Womens Degree College, Rangpur; Kaunia Degree College, Rangpur; Pirgachha College, Rangpur; Rahim Uddin Bharasha Women’s College, Rangpur; Pirganj Mohilla Degree College, Rangpur) Govt. College: Govt. Carmichael College, Rangpur; Rangpur Govt. College, Rangpur
Textile Engineering College:
Homoeopathic College: 1
Technical College: 1
Teacher's training college: 3, cadet college: 1, Law college: 1, Music school: 1
High School: 282 (Rangpur Zilla School, Cantonment Public School and College, Rangpur)
Govt. High School:
Non-govt. High School:
Junior High School: 38
Government Primary Schools: 702
Registered(non-govt.) Primary Schools: 590
Polytechnic Institute: 1
Vocational Institute: 1
PTI: Bank : Municipality(Pourashava) in Rangpur District: 3 : Rangpur Pourashava (Rangpur Municipality).
Web Portal: Rangpur District
General(Sadar) Hospital: 1 (50 bed capacity)
Eye Hospital: Deep Eye Care Foundation, Rangpur
Family Planning Center: 80
Union Health Center: 30
TB Hospital: 1, TB Clinic: 1
Upazila Land Office:
Union Land Office: Municipality Land Office:
Major Crops: Paddy(Rice), Jute(The golden fibre of Bangladesh), potato, sugarcane, and vegetables etc.
Major Fruits: Mango(Aam), Jackfruit(Kathal), black berry, Banana, guava, papaya(Pepe), Coconut(Narkel), Litchi(Lichu), Lemon(Lebu) etc.
Cinema Hall : 17
Major Rivers: Tista river, Jamuneshwari river, Ghaghat river, Karatoya river etc.
Public Library: 12
Hat / Bazar : 155 (Mithapukur bazar, Pirgachha bazar, Alamnagar hat, Taraganj bazar, Mahiganj hat, Haragachh bazar, Gangachara bazar, Shyampur bazar etc.) Newspaper: Dainik Rangpur, Dainik Paribesh, Dabanal, Rangpur Barta, Uttar Bangla etc.
Industry: Shyampur Sugar Mills, R.K. Fan Industry, Dalda mill, oil mill, cold storage, bidi factory, Ciramic industry, Soap Industry
Non-government Organization (NGO) : Asha, Brac, Proshika, Care, Grameen Bank, RDRS, Kendra, Grameen Krishi Foundation, Gram Bikash etc.
Mosque (Mosjid) : 5711
Temple (Mandir) : 760
Cyclone Center :
Tourist Place in Rangpur: Tomb of Maulana Keramat Ali Jainpuri, Carmichael College Bhaban, Zila Parishad Bhaban, Pairabandh Zamindar Bari, Rangpur Zoo, Laldighi Nine domed Mosque etc.
Numbers of constituency: 6 (Hossain Makbul Shahrier, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rangpur-1, (Constituency 19); Anisul Islam Mondol, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rangpur-2, (Constituency 20); Raushan Ershad, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rangpur-3, (Constituency 21); Tipu Munshi, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rangpur-4, (Constituency 22), H.N. Ashequr Rahman, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rongpur-5, (Constituency 23), Abul Kalam Azad, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Rongpur-6, (Constituency 24).
No. of Post office:
Postal code : Rangpur Sadar post code: 5400, Rangpur Upa-Shahar post code: 5401, Alamnagar post code: 5402, Mahiganj post code: 5403, Rangpur Cadet College post code: 5404, Rangpur Carmiecal College post code: 5405, Gangachara post code: 5410, Taraganj post code: 5420, Badarganj post code: 5430, Kaunia post code: 5440, Pirgachha post code: 5450, Mithapukur post code: 5460