Lakshmipur District

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Lakshmipur 1984
লক্ষ্মীপুর
District
Coordinates: 22°57′00″N 90°49′30″E / 22.9500°N 90.8250°E / 22.9500; 90.8250Coordinates: 22°57′00″N 90°49′30″E / 22.9500°N 90.8250°E / 22.9500; 90.8250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
Area
 • Total 1,440.39 km2 (556.14 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 1,729,188
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 62.26%[1]
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 3700
Website www.dclakshmipur.gov.bd

Lakshmipur or Laxmipur District (Bengali: লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা, Lakshmipur Jela also Lakshmipur Zila) with an area of 1455.96 km², is a district of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Chandpur District to the north, Bhola and Noakhali districts to the south, Noakhali District to the east, and Barisal and Bhola districts to the west.

Subdivisions[edit]

The upazilas under this district are:[2]

A Road to Dhaka from Lakshmipur at dawn

The district of Lakshmipur consists 3539 mosques, 45 temples, 1 churches.[3]

Education[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

K. M. Abdur Rahaman, non-political activist, teacher and human rights worker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম". Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  2. ^ Md. Shajahan (2012). "Lakshmipur District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  3. ^ "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম". Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 

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