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Location of Netroakona in Bangladesh
|• Total||2,794.28 km2 (1,078.88 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
Netrokona is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh, near the Meghalayan border. There are five main rivers in Netrokona: Kangsha,Someshawri,Dhala, Magra, and Teorkhali.
Netrokona Pouroshabha (Town of Netrokona) is a municipal town, established in 1887 and with an area of 13.63 km².
Further information History of Netrokona (Bengali)
Netrokona district is divided into ten upazilas.
The economy of Netrokona is largely agrarian. Susang Durgapur, an Upazila of Netrokona, is one of the major sources of country's China-Clay used for ceramic products. Its vast water bodies (Hawor) provides wide varieties of fishes. Bara Bazar and Choto Bazar is commerce centre of Netrokona.
The district of Netrokona consists 3146 mosques, 958 temples, 83 churches and eight Buddhist temples.
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