Sunday, March 17, 2013

Nilphamari District

Map Courtesy: Local Governments Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh

Basic Information

Nilphamari District (Rangpur division) with an area of 1640.91 sq km, is bounded by Kuchbihar district of west bengal (India) on the north, rangpur district on the south, lalmonirhat district on the east and panchagarh and dinajpur districts on the west. Annual temperature: maximum 32.3 oC, minimum 11.2 oC; annual rainfall 2931mm. Main rivers are Tista, Jamuneshwari, Chikni and Dhaigan.

Nilphamari At a Glance

Area: 1640.91 Km2
Upazila Road: 653.32 Km
Union Road: 787.49 Km
Village Road: 965.31 Km VA
942.49 Km VB
Population: 15,71,690 (2001)
Density: 994 per Km2
Literacy: 38.8 %
Upazilas: 6
Union: 60
Pourashavas: 4
Primary Schools: 936
High Schools: 208
Colleges: 28


Nilphamari Sadar