Jamalpur district is in Dhaka division of Bangladesh. This district is bounded by Mymensingh and Sherpur on the east, Jamuna River and Bogra district on the west, Sherpur and Kurigram on the north and Tangail on the south. The Named of this district has traditional history. A religion preacher in the named of Hazrat Shah Jamal (R) was come from Yemen in this district during the kingdom of emperor Akbar of Dhilli. Next time he becomes religious leader. So, according to name of Hazrat Shah Jamal was fixed name of this district. This district is declared by 20 number district of Bangladesh on 26 December 1978. It has an area of 53.28 sq km. The Muslims, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu are lived in here. Other ethnic are also lived in this district.
Jamalpur district information
Educational field is very developed. Here are many educational institutions such as government and non-government primary school, secondary school, college and universities and so on. As a result, literacy rate is very fine. Both of the boy and girls are gone to school.
Few local daily and weekly newspapers are published in this district for example Daily Ajker Jamalpur, Daily Pollikantho Protidin, Daily Nobotan, The Daily Daik, Daily Socethon Kantho, Daily Mukto Alo, Daily Poller Alo, Weekly Jamalpur Songbad, Weekly Urmibangla and Weekly Notun Jug. These newspapers are development.
Nakshi kantha is a traditional occupation
This district have people of different occupations like agriculture, agricultural laborer, wage laborer, employer, service, transport and other. Yet agriculture is main based on people of this district. This district is an important market for the rice, sugarcane, jute, tobacco and mustard to produce. Besides, jute, tobacco, mustard seed, peanut, leather, egg, pulse, betel leaf are main exports. Nakshi Hostoshilpo (embroided quilts) is one of the pioneers of this industry. Mrs. Parul Akter is owner of this institute. She is the chairperson of Zanoni Mohila Somity approved by government. It has very important introduce to economy.
Jamuna, Old Brahmaputra, Jhenai, Banar, Jirjira, Chhatal are main rivers in Jamalpur district.
How stunning beauty tourist spots
Many tourist spots are located in this district as Jamuna Fertilizer Company, Jnil Bangla sugar Mill, Hazrat Shah Jamal Mazar, Daymayi Temple, Agricultural Research Center, Lauchapra Picnic spot, Doiamoi Temple etc. These tourist spots are attractive for tourisms. Lauchapra is the main tourist spot in here. Its around is very good-looking. Foreigners are come to see here.
Communication system is very developed day by day. Moreover, technology and information are more urbanized. Government and authority of Jamalpur district is very eagerly to develop.
Upazilas of Jamalpur district: Baksiganj Upazila, Dewanganj Upazila, Islampur Upazila, Jamalpur Sadar Upazila, Madarganj Upazila, Melandaha Upazila and Sarishabari Upazila.
Government district portal: jamalpur.gov.bd
Online newspaper: ajkerjamalpur
Post Code Numbers: Dewangonj- 2030, Dewangonj S. Mills- 2031, Islampur- 2020, Durmoot- 2021, Gilabari- 2022, Jamalpur- 2000, Nandina- 2001, Narundi- 2002, Malandah- 2010, Jamalpur- 2011, Malancha- 2012, Mahmoodpur- 2013, Mathargonj- 2040, Balijhuri- 2041, Shorishabari- 2050, Gunerbari- 2051, Bausee- 2052, Jagannath Ghat- 2053, Pingna- 2054, Jamuna Sar Karkhana- 2055.