Sirajganj District

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Location of Sirajganj in Bangladesh
Location of Sirajganj in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°20′N 89°37′E / 24.33°N 89.62°E / 24.33; 89.62Coordinates: 24°20′N 89°37′E / 24.33°N 89.62°E / 24.33; 89.62
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
 • Total 2,402.05 km2 (927.44 sq mi)
Population (20111 census)
 • Total 3,097,489
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 87%
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) BDST (UTC+7)

Sirajganj (Bengali: সিরাজগঞ্জ জেলা, Sirajganj Jela also Sirajganj Zila) is a district in Northern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rajshahi Division.


There are nine Upazilas in Sirajganj district. They are:

  1. Sirajganj Sadar Upazila
  2. Belkuchi Upazila
  3. Chawhali Upazila
  4. Kamarkhanda Upazila
  5. Kazipur Upazila
  6. Raiganj Upazila
  7. Shahjadpur Upazila
  8. Tarash Upazila
  9. Ullahpara Upazila


Sirajganj District of Rajshahi division has an area of about 2497.92 km². The main rivers are Jamuna, Baral, Ichamati, Karatoya and Phuljuri. The annual average temperature reaches a maximum of 34.6 °C, and a minimum of 11.9 °C. The annual rainfall is 1610 mm (63.4 in).


The population has been measured at 3,215,873, made up of 92% Muslim, 6.5% Hindu and 1.5% other. Males make up 51.14% of the population and females 48.86%.

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