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Divisions: Barisal | Chittagong | Dhaka | Khulna | Rajshahi | Rangpur | Sylhet
Districts in Chittagong: Bandarban | Brahmanbaria | Chandpur | Chittagong | Comilla | Cox's Bazar | Feni | Khagrachhari | Lakshmipur | Noakhali | Rangamati

Chandpur District Information

Area1704.06 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Munshiganj and Comilla districts on the north, Noakhali, Lakshmipur and Barisal districts on the south, Comilla district on the east, meghna river, Shariatpur and Munshiganj districts on the west.
Profile
Chandpur sub-division was established in 1878 and was included in Tripura district. It was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 6 municipalities, 60 wards, 195 mahallas, 7 upazilas, 1 thana, 87 union parishads and 1226 villages. The municipalities are Chandpur Sadar, Shahrasti, Matlab, Chengerchar, Hajiganj and Kachua and the upazilas are chandpur sadar, hajiganj, kachua, faridganj, matlab, haimchar and shahrasti.
Upazilla/ Thana
Chandpur Sadar Upazila, Faridganj Upazila, Haimchar Upazila, Hajiganj Upazila, Kachua Upazila, Matlab Upazila, Shahrasti Upazila

Post Codes for Chandpur District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
260Chandpur-1Dr. Mahiuddin Khan AlamgirBangladesh Awami League
261Chandpur-2Mdl Rafiqul IslamBangladesh Awami League
262Chandpur-3Dr. Dipu MoniBangladesh Awami League
263Chandpur-4Md. Harunur RashedBangladesh Nationalist Party
264Chandpur-5Maj (Rtd.) Rafiqul Islam Bir UttamBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
260Chandpur-1BNP (57.33)BNP (34.80)BAL (30.69)
261Chandpur-2BNP (59.74)BAL (67.13)BNP (43.91)
262Chandpur-3BNP (58.87)BNP (39.62)BNP (44.10)
263Chandpur-4BNP (56.98)BNP (49.26)BNP (32.21)
264Chandpur-5BNP (52.17)BAL (41.11)BNP (30.11)
265Chandpur-6BNP (62.41)BNP (49.64)BNP (44.35)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
Places to see
Rasti Shah Dargah, Begum Mosque, Hajiganj Bara Mosque, Suja Mosque, Alamgiri Mosque, Mada Khan Mosque, Kalimandir at Matlab, Math at Lohagara, Math at Naorai, Math at Tultuli (Kachua), Raths at Sachar and Matlab, Pata of Behula at Ujani, ramnants of the fort at Nasir Court, Kali Bari at Meher, Neelkuthi at Shahebganj, Baraduara at Kasimbazar, Kalibari Mandir (1878) at Chandpur Sadar.
Newspapers
Dainik Chandpur Kantha, Dainik Chandpur Darpan; Weekly Chandpur, Weekly Chandpur Sangbad, Weekly Rupasi, Weekly Dibachitra, Weekly Hajiganj; extinct- Nababanga (1947), Alo (1947), Weekly Annagram (1960), Bharat Hitashi, Rakta Palash, Raktim Surya and Mohana.

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