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Narsingdi District

Narsingdi

নরসিংদী
Location of Narsingdi in Bangladesh
Location of Narsingdi in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°55′N 90°44′E / 23.92°N 90.73°E / 23.92; 90.73
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
Area
 • Total1,140.76 km2 (440.45 sq mi)
Population
(2011 census)
 • Total2,224,944
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
Postal code
1600
WebsiteOfficial website

Narsingdi (Bengali: নরসিংদী Nôrshingdi) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is located 50 km north-east of Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division.[1] The district is famous for its textile craft industry. Narsingdi is bordered by Kishoreganj in the north and north-east, Brahmanbaria in the east and south-east, Comilla in the south and south-east, Narayanganj in the south and south-west and Gazipur in the west.

Subdivisions

There are seven upazilas, or subdivisions, in the Narsingdi district.

Rivers

The Meghna, the Shitalakshya, the old Brahmaputra, Arial Kha, Haridhoa, and Paharea are some of the main rivers that flow through this district.

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References

  1. ^ Md. Mosharraf Hossain Sarkar (2012). "Narsingdi District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.