Lalmonirhat District

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Lalmonirhat
লালমনিরহাট
District
Location of Lalmonirhat in Bangladesh
Location of Lalmonirhat in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°00′N 89°15′E / 26.00°N 89.25°E / 26.00; 89.25Coordinates: 26°00′N 89°15′E / 26.00°N 89.25°E / 26.00; 89.25
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
Area
 • Total 1,247.37 km2 (481.61 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 1,256,099
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 5500

Lalmonirhat (Bengali: লালমনিরহাট জেলা, Lalmonirhat Jela also Lalmonirhat Zila) is a district, situated at the northern border of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rangpur Division.[1] Lalmonirhat includes 5 upazilas. They are Patgram, Hatibandha, Aditmari, Kaliganj and Lalmonirhat Sadar. Among them Hatibandha is largest and Aditmari is smallest. Lalmonirhat was a part of sector-6 during the liberation war. The main rivers are: Tista, Dharla, Rotnai

Education[edit]

Lalmonirhat has 27 colleges, 200 secondary schools, 597 primary schools and 269 madrasas.[citation needed] Lalmonirhat is one of the 7 illiteracy free districts in Bangladesh.[2]

Economy[edit]

Agriculture is the major income source. 72.78% people are farmers, 10.49% are businessmen, 3.46% are labours, 4.45% are employees.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tanzimul Nayan (2012). "Lalmonirhat District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ a b "BBS". 

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