Madhupur tract

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Madhupur tract is a large upland area of 4,244 km² in north central part of Bangladesh, stretching from east of Jamalpur in the north, to Fatullah and Narayanganj, in the south. The tract is mostly one large tract, unlike the Barind Tract. It is approximately one to ten metres above the nearby floodplains.[1]

The tract is considered as an area of jungle-covered of old alluvium.[2] It is an elevated plateau, with hillocks of varying heights, ranging from 30 to 60 feet. There are also cultivated valleys.[3]

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  1. ^ Harun-Er-Rashid (2012). "Madhupur Tract". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Madhupur Tract (region, Bangladesh)". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Bangladesh". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2007-08-18. 

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Coordinates: 24°34′13″N 90°8′10″E / 24.57028°N 90.13611°E / 24.57028; 90.13611