|• Total||11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)|
|• Density||27,142/km2 (70,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Official Map of the Mohammadpur Thana|
Mohammadpur (Bengali: মোহাম্মদপুর) is a thana of Dhaka District in the division of Dhaka, Bangladesh . Although initially Mohammadpur had grown as a residential area subsequently commercial places also developed. Its post code of Mohammadpur is 1207.
Unlike some parts of Dhaka city, most parts of Mohammadpur was planned in the 1950s as relatively broad streets and avenues. Saat Masjid, a prominent archaeological structure, in the area as is a renowned mosque of Dhaka city called Shia Masjid.
Mohammadpur is at. It has 57551 units of households and area 11.65 km².
Mohammadpur is connected to Sadar Ghat and Gabtali by the city protection dam. Mohammadpur borders Shyamoli and Adabor Thana on the north, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar on the east and Dhanmondi and Hazaribagh thanas on the south.
As of 1991[update] Bangladesh census, Mohammadpur has a population of 316,203. Males constitute 55.0% of the population, and females 45.0%. This upazila's population over 18 years of age is 185,413. Mohammadpur has an average literacy rate of 56.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. Mostly middle-class people live here.
A 2011 census shows that Mohammadpur has a population of 355,843, 55.2% male and 44.8% female.
Points of interest
One of the largest apartment blocks in the capital, Japan Garden City is in this neighbourhood. Besides, Pisciculture Housing Society, Mohammadia Housing Society, Baitul Aman Housing Society, Chad Miah Housing, Probal Housing and a number of residential areas have grown. This has resulted in a real estate construction boom accompanied with markets and shopping complexes.
Kaderabad Housing is a big housing near Mohammadpur Bus Stand, the housing is well organized and have college and school inside the housing including large apartment block by Assurance and Sara Builders. Its near to Main bus stand of Mohammadpur bus stand and near Martyred Intellectuals Memorial.
The Geneva Camp for "Stranded Pakistanis" (originally from the Indian state of Bihar who migrated to the then East Pakistan during the Partition of 1947) is in Mohammadpur. Pakistanis have been living there since the end of the 1971 War of Liberation.
Asad Gate is the monument of the country's liberation war. It was named after an unarmed young man named Asad who was killed by the Pakistani army during protests against the erstwhile military junta of Pakistan, part of Bangladesh's independence movement.
BRTC, Mega City, Raja City, Rajdhani Express, Rangdhonu, Oneline, ATCL, Moitri, Torongo, Torongo Plus, Midway, Malancha, Arch Paribahan, 13 No. and some other bus transportation companies have facilitated the communication system of the inhabitants of this area.
Schools and colleges or madrasha
- [Gawsia islamia Fazil Degree Madrasha]
- [Quaderiya Tayebiya Aliya Kamil Madrasha]
- [Mohammadpur Government College]
- [SummerField International School]
- Govt.Graphic Arts Institute
- Mohammadpur Government High School
- Mohammadpur Girls' High School
- Mohammadpur Preparatory Higher Secondary School
- St Joseph Higher Secondary School
- St Francis Xavier's Green Herald International School
- Dhaka Residential Model College
- Mohammadpur Central University College
- Dhaka State College
- Alhaj Mokbul Hossain Bisshobiddalay College
- Mohammadpur Model School & College
- Bengali Medium High School
- Dr. M Mizanur Rahman Professional College
- St Paul's Mission School Bangla Medium
- Dr. M Mizanur Rahman Collegiate School
- Firoza Bashar Ideal College
- St Paul's School English Medium
- "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.