Thakurgaon is a district of Bangladesh. Thakurgaon is a part of the Rangpur Division. Road distance from Dhaka city to Thakurgaon Town (Thakurgaon district) district is 467 Kilometers. Thakurgaon district is bounded by Panchagarh and Dinajpur district. Thakurgaon district consists of 5 Upazilas (Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila, Baliadangi Upazila, Pirganj Upazila, Ranisankail Upazila, Haripur Upazila), 3 Municipalities (Pourashava), 51 Union Parishad and 1016 Village.
List of upazilas in Thakurgaon district(ঠাকুরগাঁও জেলার উপজেলা সমূহঃ)
Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila (ঠাকুরগাঁও সদর উপজেলা)
Baliadangi Upazila (বালিয়াডাঙ্গী উপজেলা)
Pirganj Upazila (পীরগঞ্জ উপজেলা)
Ranisankail Upazila (রাণীশংকৈল উপজেলা)
Haripur Upazila (হরিপুর উপজেলা)
Some useful information of Thakurgaon District:
Thakurgaon district Established in: 1984
Division: Rangpur division
Area : 1809.52 Sq. Km.
Total Cultivable Land : 1,81,186.09 Acres
Population : 13,80,000 (Approximately)
Density: per Sq. Km.
Number of voters:
Number of Village: 1016
Number of Union Parishad: 51 (Union Parishad details of Thakurgaon district: )
Literacy rate: 49.43% University:
Police Training Center:
Medical Assistant Training School: College: 45 Govt. College: Thakurgaon Government College, Thakurgaon Govt. Women's College, Pirganj Govt. College, Thakurgaon
Non-government college: Thakurgaon New Model College, Lahiri Degree College, Jadurani Adarsha College, Ranisonkail Degree College, Ranisonkail Women’s Degree College, Haripur Women’s College, Pirgonj Women’s College, Gazirhat College, Nawdanga College, Ruhea Degree College, Shibganj Degree College, Thakurgaon Road College, Abul Hossain Sarker College, Thakurgaon.
Textile Engineering College:
Technical Training Insitute: 1
High School: 419
Govt. High School:
Non-govt. High School:
Junior High School:
Government Primary Schools: 419
Registered Primary Schools: 446
KG School: 65
Community School: 41
Polytechnic Institute: 1 :: Thakurgaon Polytechnic Institute
PTI: 1 Bank : Municipality(Pourashava) in Thakurgaon District: : Thakurgaon Pourashava (Thakurgaon Municipality).
Web Portal: Thakurgaon District
Sadar Hospital: 1
Govt. Hospital: 17
Nursing Training Center: 1
Health and Family Planning Center: 13
Upazila Health Complex:
Upazila Land Office: 5
Union Land Office: 41 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 :
Hat / Bazar : Shibganj bazar, Khochabari hat, Ramnath hat, Goreya hat, Kalmegh hat, Jadurani hat, Farabari hat, Begunbari hat, Lahiri hat etc. Newspaper:
Industry: Thakurgaon Sugar Mill, Cold Storage etc.
Non-government Organization (NGO) : (Asha, Brac, Proshika, Care, grameen bank, NDP, Kendra, SDS, JKS etc.
Mosque (Mosjid) :
Temple (Mandir) :
Cyclone Center : 3
Tourist Place in Thakurgaon: Ranisankail Jamidar bari, Baliadangi Ancient Mango Tree is the biggest Mango tree in Bangladesh, Haripur Jamidar bari, Thakurgaon Sugar Mill area, Ramrai Dighi(Pond), Khuniya Dighi(Pond), Nath Temple, Jamalpur Jame Mosque, Jogdal Rajbari, Mohalbari Mosque, Shalbari Mosque and Imambara, Songaon Shahi Mosque, Medini Sagor Mosque, Harirampur Shib Temple, Bolaka Uddan, Malduar Jamidar bari etc.
Numbers of constituency: 3 (Ramesh Chandra Sen, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Thakurgaon-1, (Constituency 3); Alhaj Md. Dabirul Islam, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Thakurgaon-2, (Constituency 4); Hafiz Uddin Ahmed, Honorable Member of Parliament(MP), Thakurgaon-3, (Constituency 5).
Number of Upazila : 5 (Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila, Baliadangi Upazila, Pirganj Upazila, Ranisankail Upazila, Haripur Upazila)
No. of Post office:
Postal code : Thakurgaon Sadar post code: 5100, Thakurgaon Road post code: 5101, Shibganj post code: 5102, Ruhia post code: 5103, Pirganj post code: 5110, Rani Sankail post code: 5120, Nekmarad post code: 5121, Jibanpur post code: 5130, Baliadangi post code: 5140, Lahiri post code: 5141