Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Dhaka: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Mymensingh District Information
|Area||4363.48 square kilometers.|
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.
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
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|149||Mymensingh-1||BAL (38.19)||BNP (43.16)||BAL (36.59)|
|150||Mymensingh-2||BNP (50.49)||BAL (35.45)||BAL (38.25)|
|151||Mymensingh-3||BAL (39.40)||BNP (35.30)||BAL (32.74)|
|152||Mymensingh-4||BNP (38.34)||JP (36.44)||BNP (35.22)|
|153||Mymensingh-5||BNP (53.09)||BNP (40.05)||BNP (46.88)|
|154||Mymensingh-6||Other (33.16)||BAL (44.36)||BNP (28.79)|
|155||Mymensingh-7||BAL (51.35)||BAL (42.87)||BNP (31.90)|
|156||Mymensingh-8||BNP (42.77)||BAL (37.22)||JP (24.68)|
|157||Mymensingh-9||BNP (43.88)||BAL (39.20)||BNP (41.18)|
|158||Mymensingh-10||BAL (55.39)||BAL (48.82)||BAL (43.96)|
|159||Mymensingh-11||BAL (53.09)||BAL (51.96)||BNP (41.03)|
|160||Mymensingh And Netrokona||BNP (41.87)||BNP (39.10)||BAL (35.42)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
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.
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).