Naogaon

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This article is about the city. For the district, see Naogaon District. For the upazila, see Naogaon Sadar Upazila.
Naogaon
নওগাঁ
Municipality
Clockwise from top: Naogaon K.D. Government High School, Bijoy Monument, Gaza Society office, Shadhinota Monument and Balihar Royal Palace.
Clockwise from top: Naogaon K.D. Government High School, Bijoy Monument, Gaza Society office, Shadhinota Monument and Balihar Royal Palace.
Naogaon is located in Bangladesh
Naogaon
Naogaon
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°48′N 88°56′E / 24.800°N 88.933°E / 24.800; 88.933
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Granted municipality status 1963
Government
 • Type Municipal government
 • Mayor Nazmul Haque Sony
Area
 • Total 14.81 sq mi (38.36 km2)
Elevation 66 ft (20 m)
Population
 • Total 150,025[1]
 • Density 10,130/sq mi (3,911/km2)
 • Literacy rate 62.% [1]
Time zone Bangladesh Time (UTC+6)
Postal code 6500
Calling code 0741
Website Official website

Naogaon (Bengali: নওগাঁ Nôogã) is a town in northern Bangladesh. It is located in the bank of Mini Jamuna river. It is the centre of commerce within the Naogaon District. The area of the town is about 38.36 km2 (14.81 sq mi) and the population is about 150,025. The municipality consists of 9 wards and 56 mahallas.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "এক নজরে নওগাঁ পৌরসভা" [Naogaon municipality at a glance]. Naogaon.gov.bd. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2014.