Narsingdi District

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Narsingdi

নরসিংদী
Location of Narsingdi in Bangladesh
Location of Narsingdi in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°55′N 90°44′E / 23.92°N 90.73°E / 23.92; 90.73Coordinates: 23°55′N 90°44′E / 23.92°N 90.73°E / 23.92; 90.73
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
Area
 • Total1,140.76 km2 (440.45 sq mi)
Population
(2011 census)
 • Total2,224,944
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
1600
WebsiteOfficial website

Narsingdi (Bengali: নরসিংদী Nôrshingdi) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is located 50 km north-east of Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division.[1] The district is famous for its textile craft industry. Narsingdi is bordered by Kishoreganj in the north and north-east, Brahmanbaria in the east and south-east, Comilla in the south and south-east, Narayanganj in the south and south-west and Gazipur in the west.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are seven upazilas, or subdivisions, in the Narsingdi district.

Rivers[edit]

The Meghna, the Shitalakshya, the old Brahmaputra, Arial Kha, Haridhoa, and Paharea are some of the main rivers that flow through this district.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mosharraf Hossain Sarkar (2012). "Narsingdi District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  1. ^ Population and Housing Census 2011 - Volume 3: Urban Area Report (PDF), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Aug 2014