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Sherpur District is situated 198 km on the north of the Dhaka

Sherpur district is part of a Dhaka division in central Bangladesh. Before it was under the Mymensingh district as a subdivision, it was established as a district in 1984. Area of this district is 1363. 76 sq km. On the north of this district are located Garo hills of Meghalaya, Mymensingh and Jamalpur district on the south, Mymensingh district on the east and Jamalpur district on the west. The Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Christians are lived in this district and other ethnic nationals are also lived.

Sherpur district information

Available educational institutions are located in here for example government and non-government primary schools, high schools, junior high schools, colleges, vocational school and college, polytechnic school and college, agricultural training institute, nursing training institute, vocational training institute and others. These institutions are main approach for educations. Educational system is also very brilliant in this district.

Sherpur district map
Sherpur district map

Newspapers and occupations of this district

Daily and weekly newspapers of both are published in this district as Daily Tothodhara, Weekly Doshkhanio, Weekly Sherpur, Sherpur, Weekly Dashkahania, Weekly Chalti Khabar, Weekly Sahityaloksha and Weekly Barshati.
Different occupations are involved to this district’s people such as agriculture, agricultural laborer, wage laborer, transport, fishing, hawker, construction, service, commerce and job. Paddy, jute, wheat, mustard, seed, potato, peanut, sugarcane and vegetables are main cultivated crops and main fruits are mango, jackfruit and blackberry.
Besides, among them of main exports are paddy, jute, vegetables, rubber, stone, sand and bamboo. Some rivers are flowed of through of this district as Old Brahmapurta, Mirgi, Malijee, Kongsh, Bhogai, Chellashali, Nitai and Maharashi. These rivers are very necessary for trade and commerce in Sherpur district.

Sherpur district picture
Sherpur picture

Tourist spots of this district

This district is some charming tourist spots like Garj Jaripar Fort, tomb of Darvish Jarip Shah, Baraduari Mosque, tomb of Hazrat Shah Kamal, tomb of Sher Ali Gazi, Mughal Mosque at Kasba, Ghagra Lasker Bari Mosque, residences of Nay Ani, Arai Ani and Pouney Tin Ani Zamindars. These are main attraction of this district. For this, almost day is very crowd in these places. Moreover, Shal, Segun and Gazari forests are also notable. To see these places, foreigners are come to look at.
The Security System of the majority area of Sherpur district is so difficult. But recent time, the government has also taken step to develop the security and information technology of this area.

Upazilas of Sherpur district: Jhenaigati upazila, Nakla upazila, Nalitabari upazila, Sherpur sadar upazila and Sreebardi upazila.

Government district portal:

Online newspaper: sherpurnews.

Post Code Numbers: Bakshigonj- 2140, Jhinaigati- 2120, Nakla- 2150, Gonopaddi- 2151, Nalitabari- 2110, Hatibandha- 2111, Sherpur Sadar- 2100, Shribardi- 2130.

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