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Districts in Barisal: Barguna | Barisal | Bhola | Jhalakati | Patuakhali | Pirojpur

Pirojpur District Information

Area1307.61 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Gopalganj and Barisal districts on the north, Barguna district on the south, Jhalokati district on the east, Bagerhat district on the west.
Profile
Pirojpur district was established in 1984. It consists of three municipalities, 6 upazilas, 51 union parshads, 399 mouzas and 645 villages, 27 wards and 54 mahallas.
Upazilla/ Thana
Bhandaria Upazila, Kawkhali Upazila, Mathbaria Upazila, Nazirpur Upazila, Nesarabad Upazila, Pirojpur Sadar Upazila

Post Codes for Pirojpur District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
127Pirojpur-1A. K. M. A. Aowal (Saidur Rahman)Bangladesh Awami League
128Pirojpur-2Md. Shah AlamBangladesh Awami League
129Pirojpur-3Md. Anowar HossainBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
129Pirojpur-1JI (57.25)JI (36.96)BAL (45.53)
130Pirojpur-2Other (48.81)JP (51.96)JP (55.98)
131Pirojpur-3BNP (58.13)JP (37.31)Other (36.27)
132Barisal And PirojpurBNP (57.55)BAL (45.16)BNP (54.59)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
Pirojpur is said to have been named after Zamindar Firoj Shah. Peasant rebellion was held in 1757 at Sankhali of Bhandaria upazila.
Places to see
Kumarkhali Kali Mandir, Rayerkati Zamindarbari and Shiva Mandir, two domed mosque (Nesarabad), remnants of Kaurikhara Zamindarbari.
Rivers Baleshwar, Katcha, Kaliganga and Sandhya.
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