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Rajshahi District

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Country  Bangladesh
Time zone  BST (UTC+6)
Division  Rajshahi Division
Team  Rajshahi Kings
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Colleges and Universities  University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi University of Engine, Rajshahi Medical College, Institute of Health Technolo, Godagari School & College
Points of interest  Varendra Research Museum, Puthia Rajbari, Rajshahi Central Zoo, Padma Garden, Rajshahi Central Zoo Gate‑1

Rajshahi District (Bengali: রাজশাহী জেলা) is a district in north-western Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rajshahi Division. The metropolitan city of Rajshahi is in Rajshahi District.


Map of Rajshahi District, Bangladesh


Rajshahi district is bounded by Naogaon District to the north, Natore District to the east, and Chapai Nababganj District and the river Padma to the south.


There are ten rivers in this district, totaling 146 km in length. The main river is Padma River (Ganges). Some others are Mahananda, Baral and Barnai river.


Sub-district or upazilas and thanas of Rajshahi are

  • Bagha Upazila
  • Bagmara Upazila
  • Charghat Upazila
  • Durgapur Upazila
  • Godagari Upazila
  • Mohanpur Upazila
  • Paba Upazila
  • Puthia Upazila
  • Tanore Upazila
  • Boalia Thana
  • Matihar Thana
  • Rajpara Thana
  • Shah Makdam Thana
  • Communications

    Rajshai district has well organized internal communication as well as connection to other parts of the country. There are 96 metalled roads with a total length of about 1270 km, 108 semi-metalled roads of about 546 km length, and six railways of about 63 km total length.

    The Silk City

    Rajshahi Metropolitan. Its widely known as Silk City of Bangladesh, the National Silk Board (In Bengali : Jatio Resham Board) is situated at Rajshahi. Also an Inter-City train is named Silk City after Rajshahi. The train communicates Rajshahi to Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Rajshahi is famous in Bangladesh for producing Mango and Silk.

    Points of interest

  • Puthia Temple Complex
  • Tomb of Hazrat Shah Makhdum
  • Kismat Madia Mosque
  • Bagha Mosque
  • Bagdhani Mosque
  • Tomb of Hazrat Shah Sultan
  • Bara Kuthi
  • Talando Shiva Mandir
  • References

    Rajshahi District Wikipedia

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