Gouripur, Bangladesh

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Gouripur
Town
Gouripur is located in Bangladesh
Gouripur
Gouripur
Coordinates: 24°45′25″N 90°34′12″E / 24.757°N 90.570°E / 24.757; 90.570Coordinates: 24°45′25″N 90°34′12″E / 24.757°N 90.570°E / 24.757; 90.570
Country Bangladesh
Division Mymensingh
District Mymensingh
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) BDST (UTC+7)

Gouripur is small town in northern Bangladesh. The headquarters of Gouripur Upazila, Mymensingh District, Mymensingh Division, it is 150 kilometres (93 mi) from Dhaka, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Mymensingh, and 90 kilometres (56 mi) from the border with the Indian state of Meghalaya.[1] In Gouripur there is an important railway station on the Narayanganj-Bahadurabad Ghat Line. The town is surrounded by several small valleys between high forests. The temperature ranges from 12 to 33 °C (54 to 91 °F), and the annual rainfall averages 2,174 millimetres (85.6 in).

Gouripur House[edit]

Gouripur House is around hundred year old haveli built by then local zamindar Brajendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury. Brajendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury and his son Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury, were known for their interest in Indian classical music.[2]

Post partition property seems to be owned by Sonali Bank Bangladesh.[3]

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