Rangpur Division

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Rangpur Division was formed on 25 January 2010, as Bangladesh’s 7th division. Before that, it had been the northern eight districts of the Rajshahi Division. The Rangpur division consists of eight districts.

There are 58 Upazillas or subdistricts under these eight districts. Rangpur is the northernmost division of Bangladesh and has a population of 15,665,000 at the 2011 Census.

The major cities of this new division are Rangpur, Saidpur and Dinajpur. Rangpur has well-known educational institutions, such as Carmichael College, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur Cadet College, and Begum Rokeya University.

Mansingh, commander of Emperor Akbar, conquered part of Rangpur in 1575. Rangpur came completely under the Mughal empire in 1686. Mughalbasa and Mughalhat of Kurigram district still bear marks of the Mughal rule in the region.

During the Mughal rule part of Rangpur was under the sarkar of Ghoraghat, and part under the sarkar of Pinjarah.

Rangapur Ghoraghat has been mentioned in the Riyaz-us-Salatin. During the early period of the company rule Fakir-Sannyasi Rebellion and peasant rebellion were held in Rangpur.

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What to see

  • Mithapukur Mosque
  • Batashan Mound
  • Begum Rokya’s House and ancient Mosque
  • Fulchowki Mosque
  • Dargah of Shah Ismail Gaji
  • Bagduar Mound
  • Chaprakot Mound
  • Laldighi Nine domed Mosque & Tomb
  • Tajhat Jamindar Bari
  • Darian Durga Mound
  • Nidaria Mosque
  • Birat Rajar Bari & Mound
  • Rangpur Museum
  • Kataduar Dargah
  • Dharmapaler Garh
  • Sita Kot Bihar
  • Kanchir Hari
  • Baro Paiker Garh

Districts of Sylhet

District Population (thds) Area (km.) Density
Dinajpur 2970 3438 864
Gaibandha 2349 2179 1078
Kurigram 2050 2296 893
Lalmonirhat 1249 1241 1006
Nilphamari 1820 1580 1150
Panchagarh 981 1405 698
Rangpur 2866 2368 1210
Thakurgaon 1380 1810 762

Fire Service

Station phone Mobile
Rangpur 0521-65224
Dinajpur 01753-164277
Lalmonirhat 01730-009105
Gaibandha 0541-61555 01727218753

Police Station

Station Number
SP 01713-373868
Addl SP 01713-373869
ASP HQ 01713-373870
ASP A 01713-373871
ASP B 01713-373872
DIO -1 01713-373873
OC Kotoali 01713-373874
OC Gongachora 01713-373875
OC Bodorgonj 01713-373876
OC Taragonj 01713-373877
OC Mithapukur 01713-373878
OC Firgacha 01713-373879
OC Kawnia 01713-373880
OC Pirgong 01713-373881
OC DB 01713-373882
Trafic Inspector 01713-373885
Court Inspector 01713-373883
RI Rangpur 01713-373884
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