Kurigram district is located in the Rangpur division and in northern Bangladesh. It was established on 23 January 1984. It has an area 2296.10 sq km. It is surrounded by Cooch Behar district of India in the north, Gaibandha district of Bangladesh in the south, Assam state of India in the east and Lalmonirhat and Rangpur districts of Bangladesh in the west. It is declared as a district to Bangladesh government. All part of this district is progressed.
Educational institutions have in this district such as government and non-government primary school, high school, college and national university, vocational school and college, polytechnic school and college, training institution etc. English is compulsory in every institution. As a result, almost student are more skilled in this subject. Most of the students are very eagerly in study. Besides, literacy rate is very good every year. At present, nobody is illiterate.
Kurigram district information
There are some daily and weekly newspapers in this district as Daily Jagobahey, Daily Ajker Kurigram, Daily Kurigram Khobor and Daily Shokaler news, Daily Charideka Protidin, Daily Banglar Manuse, Weekly Dharla, Weekly Gonokotha and Weekly Tato kotha and so on.
Economical sector, Kurigram is very developed. There are many occupations in this district like agriculture, agriculture laborer, wage laborer, fishering, service, transport, job, commerce etc. But agriculture is the main occupation in here. This district have many crops such as paddy, jute, wheat, potato, corn, chilli, peanut, bamboo, betel nut, betel leaf, pulses and vegetables. Main fruits are apple, mango, papaya, coconut and lichi and so on. Main exports are jute, paddy, peanut, bamboo, potato, betel nut and chicken. Rice and jute of among then is main exports crop in Kurigram district. The two crops are called the golden fiber of this district. It is not only of Bangladesh but also district. From it, Bangladesh is more earned money. This district is several rivers for example Brahmaputra, Dharla, Dudhkumar, Phulkumar, Sonaburi, Jinijiram Gangadhar, Halhali and Jalchira. From this river, many fisheries are caught the fish. These fish are export in other districts of Bangladesh.
Charming able Tourist Spots
This district has many tourist spots for instance Dharola Bridge, Shahid Muktijodha Sriti Folok, Shadinotar Bijoy Stambho, Chandamari Masjid, Kotasshor Shib Mondir, GhorialDanga Jomindar Bari, Tupamari (Zia Pond), Munsi Bari, Dhamshrani Mondir, Jalal Pirer Dorgha, Naodhanga Jomindar Bari, Phul Sagor, Vitorbondo Jamindar Bari etc. These places are very attractive for seeing. Own and foreigner are come here to see. Its decoration and around atmosphere are very charming. Besides, different traditional place have in this district as Memorial stambho, Chandari Mosjid, Shahed Minar, Shahi Mosjid etc. Around of these designs are very fantastic. However, here communication system is very simple. Again, technology and information are special manage. Kurigram district is manage of security. As a result, this district is very alive and well.
Upazilas of Kurigram district: Bhurungamari upazila, Char Rajibpur upazila, Chilmari upazila, Phulbari upazila, Kurigram sadar upazila, Nageshwari upazila, Rajarhat upazila, Raomari upazila and Ulipur upazila.
Government district portal: kurigram.gov.bd
Online newspaper: kurigramnews.
Post Code Numbers: Bhurungamari- 5670, Chilmari- 5630, Jorgachh- 5631, Kurigram Sadar- 5600, Pandul- 5601, Phulbari- 5680, Nageshwar- 5660, Rajarhat- 5610, Nazimkhan- 5611, Rajibpur- 5650, Roumari- 5640, Ulipur- 5620, Bazarhat- 5621.