Paksey

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Paksey
পাকশী
Urban
Paksey is located in Bangladesh
Paksey
Paksey
Coordinates: 24°01′N 89°13′E / 24.017°N 89.217°E / 24.017; 89.217Coordinates: 24°01′N 89°13′E / 24.017°N 89.217°E / 24.017; 89.217
Country  Bangladesh
Region Rajshahi Division
District Pabna District
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website District website

Paksey (Bengali: পাকশী Paksey) is a town situated in Ishwardi Upazila at Pabna District under Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh. It is a Divisional City of Bangladesh Railway. It is located on the bank of the Padma River (Ganges). Hardinge Bridge (Bengali: হার্ডিঞ্জ ব্রিজ) is a steel railway bridge established here named after Lord Hardinge, who was the Viceroy of India from 1910 to 1916. In addition, the Lalon Shah Bridge, a road bridge, crosses the Padma at Paksey.

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Paksey is a Railway Divisional Town. Nearby airport is at Ishwardi Upazila. Biman Bangladesh Airlines used to operate twice- weekly services to Ishwardi from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka till 1990. However, United airlines is operating Dhaka to Ishwardi everyday .Paksey have a Railway station before crossing the Hardings Bridge(Dhaka to Khulna)]], Bangladesh's one & only Nuclear Power Plant started in Paksey]],

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Ishwardi Export Processing Zone is situated at Paksey. North Bengal Paper Mills, Paksey

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There are many famous educational institutions at Paksey.

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Secondary High Schools

Colleges

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Culture[edit]

  • About 99% People are Muslim.

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