|Nickname(s): The Gateway Of Eastern Bengal|
Location of Chandpur District in Bangladesh
|• Total||1,704.06 km2 (657.94 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
Chandpur is the first district in Bangladesh to implement the District Branding initiative. Chandpur is now known as "ইলিশের বাড়ি চাঁদপুর "-"City of Hilsha". Its logo is designed by internationally recognized famous artist from Chandpur, Mr. Hashem Khan.
The population of the district as of the 2011 census was 2,416,018.
Chandpur District is divided into the following sub-districts (upazilas):
- Chandpur Sadar Upazila
- Faridganj Upazila
- Haimchar Upazila
- Haziganj Upazila
- Kachua Upazila
- Matlab Dakshin Upazila
- Matlab Uttar Upazila
- Shahrasti Upazila
There are a number of villages in Chandpur district, including:
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chandpur District.|
- Khan, Abul Khaer (2012). "Chandpur District". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
- Musa, Muhammad. Brahmanbariar Itibrittyo, Shetu Prokashoni, Brahmanbaria,1998.
- "Chandpur (District (Zila), Bangladesh) - Population, Map & Location". citypopulation.de.