Saturday, March 16, 2013

Manikganj District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Manikganj District (Dhaka division) with an area of 1378.99 sq km, is bounded by tangail district on the north, dhaka district on the east, faridpur and Dhaka districts on the south, the padma, jamuna and the districts of pabna and rajbari on the west. Annual temperature: maximum 36 oC and minimum 12.7 oC; annual rainfall 2376 mm. Main rivers are the Padma, Jamuna, Dhaleshwari, Ichamati and Kaliganga. An extensive area of the district especially riverine area of the upazilas of Harirampur, Shivalaya and Daulatpur becomes victim to riverbank erosion every year.

Manikganj At a Glance

Area: 1378.99 Km2
Upazila Road: 477.61 Km
Union Road: 564.79 Km
Village Road: 1079.55 Km VA
762.23 Km VB
Population: 14,44,000
Density: 929 per Km2
Literacy: 56 %
Upazilas: 7
Union: 65
Pourashavas: 2
Primary Schools: 607
High Schools: 152
Colleges: 25


Manikganj Sadar