Lakshmipur District

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Lakshmipur

লক্ষ্মীপুর
Expandable map of Lakshmipur 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
DivisionChittagong Division
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerMuhammad Anwar Husayn Akand
Area
 • Total1,440.39 km2 (556.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total1,729,188
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lakshmipuri, Laxmipuri
Literacy rate
 • Total62.26%[1]
Time zoneUTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
3700
HDI (2018)0.596[2]
medium · 11th of 21
Websitewww.lakshmipur.gov.bd
Dayra Sharif in Shyampur

Lakshmipur (Bengali: লক্ষ্মীপুর, romanizedLokkhipur, also spelt Laxmipur, 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.

Administration[edit]

The district of Lakshmipur consists of 4 municipalities, 58 union parishads, 514 villages, 3539 mosques, 45 temples, and 1 church.[1]

The upazilas under this district are:[3]

A Road to Dhaka from Lakshmipur at dawn

Education[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম (in Bengali). Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Lakshmipur. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  3. ^ Md. Shajahan (2012). "Lakshmipur District". In Islam, Sirajul; Miah, Sajahan; Khanam, Mahfuza; Ahmed, Sabbir (eds.). Banglapedia: the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Online ed.). Dhaka, Bangladesh: Banglapedia Trust, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. ISBN 984-32-0576-6. OCLC 52727562. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  4. ^ https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2020/07/28/swechchhasebak-dal-president-shafiul-bari-babu-dies