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Thakurgaon District Information

Area1809.52 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Panchagarh district on the north, west bengal of India on the west and south, Panchagarh and Dinajpur districts on the east.
Profile
Thakurgaon subdivision was established in 1860 and was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 2 municipalities, 18 wards, 32 mahallas, 5 upazilas, 51 union parishads, 643 mouzas and 643 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Baliadangi Upazila, Haripur Upazila, Pirganj Upazila, Ranisankail Upazila, Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila

Post Codes for Thakurgaon District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
3Thakurgaon-1Ramesh Chandra SenBangladesh Awami League
4Thakurgaon-2Alhaj Md. Dabirul IslamBangladesh Awami League
5Thakurgaon-3Hafizuddin AhmedJatiya Party
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
3Thakurgaon-1BNP (54.15)BAL (34.35)BAL (39.72)
4Thakurgaon-2BAL (38.78)BAL (42.26)Other (48.14)
5Thakurgaon-3JP (50.13)BAL (43.84)BAL (42.23)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
Places to see
Residence of Raja Tonkanath (Malduar), Rajbari of Raja Jagendra Narayan, Rajbari of Raja Ganesh, Jagadal Rajbari, Bangla Garh, Sangaon Shahi Mosque, Fatehpur Mosque, Jamalpur Mosque, tomb of Syed Nasir Uddin, tomb of Pir Sheikh Sirajuddin, tomb of Hazrat Adam (R), Govinda Jeo Mandir (eighteenth century), Shiva Mandir at Haripur Rajbari, Goraksanath Mandir, Katihar Hat Shyamrai Mandir, Ramrai Dighi, Khunia Dighi, Adhar Dighi, Shapla Dighi and Rani Dighi.
Newspapers
Extinct dailies: Thakurgaon Darpan, Sangrami Bangla, Gram Bangla, Dainik Bangladesh, Janarab; periodicals: Aso Cheye Dekhi Prithibi, Usashi, Chalachitra.
Rivers tangon, punarbhaba, nagar, Pathari, Talma, Kulic, dhepa.
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