Lakshmipur District

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Lakshmipur 1984

লক্ষ্মীপুর
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
DivisionChittagong Division
Government
 • District CommissionerAnjon chandra paul
Area
 • Total1,440.39 km2 (556.14 sq mi)
Population
(2011 census)
 • Total1,729,188
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total62.26%[1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
3700
Websitewww.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 of 4 municipalities, 58 union parishads, 514 villages, 3539 mosques, 45 temples, and 1 church.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম" (in Bengali). Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  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" (in Bengali). Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012.

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