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Location of Pirojpur in Bangladesh
|• Total||1,277.80 km2 (493.36 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
|• Summer (DST)||BDST (UTC+7)|
According to myth, the second son of Shah Shuja, Firoz Shah, died in this area, and the area became known subsequently as 'Firozpur'. In time, the pronunciation 'Firozpur' slowly muted to 'Pirozpur'.
Pirojpur is also the name of a city of about 100,000 people. Most of the land is low lying and the soil is fertile. There are small forests.
- Administrator of Zila Porishod: Mohammad Akram Hossain 
- Deputy Commissioner (DC): Onol Chondro Daash 
Pirojpur district is divided into seven upazilas :
The subdivision (then, a mohokooma, now a zila) of Pirojpur was created in 1866. The Pirojpur municipality was established in 1985.
- Roads & Highways:
There are 3934 mosques, 15 temples and two churches in the district of Pirojpur.
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