Narsingdi District

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Norsingdi
নরসিংদী
District
Location of Norsingdi in Bangladesh
Location of Norsingdi 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
Division Dhaka Division
Area
 • Total 1,140.76 km2 (440.45 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 2,224,944
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 1600

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 & north-east, by Brahmanbaria in the east & south-east, Narayanganj at south & south-west and by Gazipur in the west.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

  1. Belabo Upazila
  2. Monohardi Upazila
  3. Narsingdi Sadar Upazila
  4. Palash Upazila
  5. Raipura Upazila
  6. Shibpur Upazila


Rivers[edit]

The Meghna, the Shitalakshya, the old Brahmaputra, Arial Kha, Haridhoa, 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.