Location of Netrokona in Bangladesh
|• Total||2,794.28 km2 (1,078.88 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
Netrakona is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh, near the Meghalayan border. There are four main rivers in Netrakona: Kangsha, Dhala, Magra, and Teorkhali.
Netrakona Pouroshabha (Town of Netrakona) is a municipal town, established in 1887 and with an area of 13.63 km².
Netrokona district is divided into ten upazillas.
- Atpara Upazila
- Barhatta Upazila
- Durgapur Upazila
- Khaliajuri Upazila
- Kalmakanda Upazila
- Kendua Upazila
- Madan Upazila
- Mohanganj Upazila
- Netrokona Sadar Upazila
- Purbadhala Upazila
The economy of Netrakona is largely agrarian. Susang Durgapur, an Upazila of Netrakona, is one of the major sources of country's China-Clay used for ceramic products. Its vast water bodies (Hawor) provides wide varieties of fishes.
Bara Bazar is commerce centre of Netrakona.
The district of Netrakona consists 3146 mosques, 958 temples, 83 churches and eight Buddhist temples.