Patnitala Upazila

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Patnitala

পত্নীতলা
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
CountryBangladesh
DivisionRajshahi Division
DistrictNaogaon District
Area
 • Total382.39 km2 (147.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total231,900
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
6540
WebsiteOfficial Map of Patnitala

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

Geography[edit]

Map of Naogaon District

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]

Patnitala Upazila is bounded by Dhamoirhat Upazila and Tapan CD Block in Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India, on the north, Badalgachhi on the east, Mohadevpur Upazila on the south and Porsha and Sapahar Upazilas on the west.[2][3][4]

Demographics[edit]

According to 2011 Bangladesh census, Patnitala had a population of 231, 900. Males constituted 50.33% of the population and females 49.67%. Muslims formed 78.56% of the population, Hindus 15.45%, Christians 1.80% and others 3.93%. Patnitala had a literacy rate of 52.55% for the population 7 years and above.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7][8][9][10]

  • 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 1 municipality,, 11 Unions/Wards, 297 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 292 villages.[1]

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

Education[edit]

  • Chak Sreepur A. M High School
  • 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
  • Krishnapur Digree College
  • 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
  • Oxford Pre-Cadet 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
  • Nador Bangdom Govt Primary School [1915]
  • Al haj Sofiuddin Academek

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tuhin, Shamsul Arefin (2012). "Patnitala Upazila". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  2. ^ "Patnitala Upazila". Banglapedia. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook 2011 Dakshin Dinajpur" (PDF). Map of Dakshin Dinajpur showing CD Blocks on the fourth page. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  4. ^ "District Human Development Report". Uttar Dinajpur. Page 14: Map showing locational setting of Uttar Dinajpur district (includes Dakshin Dinajpur district). Department of Planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Population and Housing Census 2011: Zila Report – Nagaon" (PDF). Table P01 : Household and Population by Sex and Residence, Table P05 : Population by Religion, Age group and Residence, Table P09 : Literacy of Population 7 Years & Above by Religion, Sex and Residence. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.
  7. ^ Chakrabarti, Dilip K. (1992). Ancient Bangladesh, a study of the archaeologcial sources. Oxford University Press. p. 155.
  8. ^ Indian Information Series. 4–5. India: Bureau of Public Information. 1939.
  9. ^ Maitreẏa, Akshaẏakumāra (1987). The fall of the Pāla Empire. University of North Bengal. p. 44.
  10. ^ Rahman, Kazi Mostafizur (2012). "Dibar Dighi and Kaivarta Stambha". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.