Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Barisal: Barguna | Barisal | Bhola | Jhalakati | Patuakhali | Pirojpur
Barguna District Information
|Area||1831.31 square kilometers.|
Barguna thana was established at the end of the eighteenth century. It was elevated to a sub-division in 1969 and the sub-division was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 5 upazilas, 38 union parishads, 238 mouzas, 560 villages, 4 municipalities, 44 wards and 49 mahallas.
Amtali Upazila, Bamna Upazila, Barguna Sadar Upazila, Betagi Upazila, Patharghata Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|109||Barguna-1||Direndro Chandra Debnath||Bangladesh Awami League|
|110||Barguna-2||Golam Sobur||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|110||Barguna-1||Other (56.65)||BAL (47.68)||BAL (40.40)|
|111||Barguna-2||BNP (47.65)||Other (27.13)||Other (28.41)|
|112||Barguna-3||BAL (52.51)||BAL (42.12)||BAL (44.74)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
|Places to see|
Bibichini Mosque at Betagi and the Buddhist temple and Buddhist Academy at Taltali.
Dailies: Dainik Dipanchal and Dainik Saikat Sangbad, Ajker Kantha; weeklies: Betagir Katha, Barguna, Barguna Kantha, Saikat Sangbad, Barguna Barta, Bhatiali and Payra Par.
|Rivers|| Payra, bishkhali and Baleshwar.|