Bakerganj District

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Bakerganj District was a district in British India. It was established in 1760 under the Bengal Presidency. In 1801 the Barisal subdivision was formed within the district, divided in six thanas: Barisal, Jhalakati, Nalchiti, Bakarhanj, Mehndiganj and Gaurnadi.[1]

In 1947 the district became part of East Pakistan. The area is now covered by the Barisal Division of Bangladesh. The division also contains a Barisal District and a Bakerganj Upazila.

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  1. ^ Hunter, William Wilson, Sir, et al. (1908). Imperial Gazetteer of India, Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Coordinates: 22°30′N 90°20′E / 22.500°N 90.333°E / 22.500; 90.333