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Mymensingh District Information

Area4363.48 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Meghalaya State of India and Garo Hills on the north, Gazipur district on the south, Netrokona and Kishoreganj districts on the east and Sherpur, Jamalpur and Tangail districts on the west.
Profile
Mymensingh district was established in 1787. Later on it was divided into six districts viz. Tangail, Jamalpur, Mymensingh, Kishoreganj, Sherpur and Netrokona. The district consists of 8 municipalities, 12 upazilas, 146 union parishads, 84 wards, 206 mahallas, 2201 mouzas and 2709 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Bhaluka Upazila, Dhobaura Upazila, Fulbaria Upazila, Gaffargaon Upazila, Gauripur Upazila, Haluaghat Upazila, Ishwarganj Upazila, Muktagachha Upazila, Mymensingh Sadar Upazila, Nandail Upazila, Phulpur Upazila, Trishal Upazila

Post Codes for Mymensingh District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
146Mymensingh-1Promod MankinBangladesh Awami League
147Mymensingh-2Hayatur Rahman KhanBangladesh Awami League
148Mymensingh-3Mozibur Rahaman FakirBangladesh Awami League
149Mymensingh-4Md. Motiur RahmanBangladesh Awami League
150Mymensingh-5K M KhalidBangladesh Awami League
151Mymensingh-6Md. Muslem UddinBangladesh Awami League
152Mymensingh-7Reza AliBangladesh Awami League
153Mymensingh-8Md. Abdus SattarBangladesh Awami League
154Mymensingh-9Major General Abdus SalamBangladesh Awami League
155Mymensingh-10Gias Uddin AhmedBangladesh Awami League
156Mymensingh-11Mohammad AmanullahBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
149Mymensingh-1BAL (38.19)BNP (43.16)BAL (36.59)
150Mymensingh-2BNP (50.49)BAL (35.45)BAL (38.25)
151Mymensingh-3BAL (39.40)BNP (35.30)BAL (32.74)
152Mymensingh-4BNP (38.34)JP (36.44)BNP (35.22)
153Mymensingh-5BNP (53.09)BNP (40.05)BNP (46.88)
154Mymensingh-6Other (33.16)BAL (44.36)BNP (28.79)
155Mymensingh-7BAL (51.35)BAL (42.87)BNP (31.90)
156Mymensingh-8BNP (42.77)BAL (37.22)JP (24.68)
157Mymensingh-9BNP (43.88)BAL (39.20)BNP (41.18)
158Mymensingh-10BAL (55.39)BAL (48.82)BAL (43.96)
159Mymensingh-11BAL (53.09)BAL (51.96)BNP (41.03)
160Mymensingh And NetrokonaBNP (41.87)BNP (39.10)BAL (35.42)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
Fakir and Sannyasi revolt (1772-1790, flood (1787), famine (1788), earth quack (1897) and Swadeshi Movement (1905). Mymensingh possesses rich literary heritage recognized through the world. The mainmansingha gitika (ballads) collected and edited by Dr. Dinesh Chandra Sen represents a valuable treasure in the world literature and has been translated into English and French.
Places to see
Rajbaris of Gauripur and Muktagachha, Shashi Lodge, Musium, Durgabari, Kella Tajpur, Mymensingh Town Hall, Bokaynagar Fort, Alexandra Castle and Gospel Church.
Newspapers
Dailies: Jahan, Insaf, Ajker Smriti, Swadesh Sangbad, Banglar Jamin and Shipa; weeklies: Mymensingh Barta, Ajker Muktagachha; extinct: Kumar, Basana (1306 BS), Abriti (1308 BS), Swadesh Sampad (1905), Bangalee (1874), Bigyapani (1866), Shikkha Saurav (1319 BS), weeekly Charumihir (1939), Pramadi (1875), Bharat Mihir (1875), Sanjibani (1878), Hafez Shakti (1924), Uttar Akash (1959), Ganavijan (1938), Aunirban (1963), Jagrata Bangla (1971).
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