Pirganj Upazila, Thakurgaon

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পীরগঞ্জ (ঠাকুরগাঁও)
Pirgonj is located in Bangladesh
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°51.3′N 88°22′E / 25.8550°N 88.367°E / 25.8550; 88.367Coordinates: 25°51.3′N 88°22′E / 25.8550°N 88.367°E / 25.8550; 88.367
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Thakurgaon District
 • Total 353.3 km2 (136.4 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 183,292
 • Density 520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 5110
Website Official Map of Pirganj

Pirganj (Bengali: পীরগঞ্জ (ঠাকুরগাঁও)) is an Upazila of Thakurgaon District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.[1]


Pirganj is located at 25°51′15″N 88°22′00″E / 25.8542°N 88.3667°E / 25.8542; 88.3667 . It has 35912 households and total area 353.3 km².


As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Pirganj has a population of 183 292. Males constitute 51.69% of the population, and females 48.31%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 92 296. Pirganj has an average literacy rate of 29.3% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]


Pirganj has one pourasava and its 9 Wards & 10 Unions and its 90 Wards, 181 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 165 villages. Unions name are 1no-Bhomradaha, 2no-Koshhariganj, 3no-Khangaon, 4no-Union is vecant, 5no-Saiyedpur, 6no-Pirganj, 7no-Hazipur, 8no-Daolatpur, 9no-Sengaon, 10no-Jaborhat, 11no- Boirchuna. Upazila Nirbahi Officer : ABM Iftekharul Islam Khadakar

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Abu Md. Iqbal Rumi Shah (2012), "Pirganj Upazila (Thakurgaon District)", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, 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.