Patnitala Upazila

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Patnitala
পত্নীতলা
Upazila
Patnitala is located in Bangladesh
Patnitala
Patnitala
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°3′N 88°44′E / 25.050°N 88.733°E / 25.050; 88.733Coordinates: 25°3′N 88°44′E / 25.050°N 88.733°E / 25.050; 88.733
Country Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Naogaon District
Area
 • Total 382.39 km2 (147.64 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 198,164
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 6540
Website Official Map of Patnitala

Patnitala (Bengali: পত্নীতলা, means Wife's Place) is an Upazila of Naogaon District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Patnitala is located at 25°03′00″N 88°44′00″E / 25.0500°N 88.7333°E / 25.0500; 88.7333. It has 35570 units of households and total area 382.39 km². The major rivers are the Atrai and the Shiba.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Patnitala has a population of 1 98 164. Males constitutes 51.26% of the population and females 48.74%. This upazila's eighteen up population was 98279. Patnitala has an average literacy rate of 32.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Points of interest[edit]

Dibar Dighi is a large historic tank with a stone pillar, Kaivarta Stambha, in its middle. Both date from the late eleventh century.[3][4][5][6]

  • Gahon pirbabar Mazar, Patnitala
  • Kancon, Hazarat Zahor Uddin Cistia Babar Mazar, Patnitala
  • Katabari Mazar, Patnitala
  • Attrai River, Patnitala
  • Nazipur Pouro Park, Nazipur
  • More than Forest (shihara and nirmol)

Administration[edit]

Patnitala has 11 Unions/Wards, 297 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 292 villages.[1]

M P  :Alhajj Shahidujjaman Sharker Bablu. Chairman of Patnitala Upozila: Abdul Hamid. Mayor of Nagipur Municipality: Rezaul Karaim Babu(Balu Babu)

Education[edit]

  • Nazipur Government College
  • Nazipur High school
  • Nazipur Institute of Engineering Technology (NIET), Only One Polytechnic Institute.
  • Shihara High School
  • Amanta M.L High School
  • Chalkmuli High School
  • Kharamzai Fazil Madrasha
  • Nakhucha High School
  • Takipur High School & Takipur Primary School
  • Kundon High School
  • Chalkfarid Meher_ullah Dakhhil Madrasha
  • Bankroil High School
  • Dibor High School
  • Shimuliya High School
  • Gaganpur High School
  • Gaganpur Wazedia Fazil Madrasha
  • Ghoshnagor High School
  • Ghoshnagor Zongipir Shaheb Alim Madrasha
  • Amair High School
  • Mallickpur High School
  • Patnitala High School
  • Paik Banda Junior High School
  • Puia Adarsha high School
  • Modhail High school
  • Patnitala High School
  • Nazipur High School
  • Khirshin S.K. High School
  • Sontosh para Siddikia dakhil madrashah
  • Modhail BL High School, modhail
  • Modhail Govt Primary, modhail
  • Al-Insaf islami academy, modhail
  • Al helal islami academy
  • Sarif academy, modhail
  • mamun academy, modhail
  • Modhail Alim Madrashah, modhail
  • Mandain Abedia madrasha & high school
  • Al Hera Islami Academy, Nazipur
  • Moheshpur High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tuhin, Shamsul Arefin (2012). "Patnitala Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 
  3. ^ Chakrabarti, Dilip K. (1992). Ancient Bangladesh, a study of the archaeologcial sources. Oxford University Press. p. 155. 
  4. ^ Indian Information Series. 4–5. India: Bureau of Public Information. 1939. 
  5. ^ Maitreẏa, Akshaẏakumāra (1987). The fall of the Pāla Empire. University of North Bengal. p. 44. 
  6. ^ Rahman, Kazi Mostafizur (2012). "Dibar Dighi and Kaivarta Stambha". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.