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Districts in Dhaka: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail

Faridpur District Information

Area square kilometers.
Bounded by
Rajbari and Manikganj districts on the north, Gopalganj district on the south, Dhaka, Munshiganj and Madaripur districts on the east, Narail, Magura and Rajbari districts on the west Once upon a time the district consisted mainly of depression based marshland.
Profile
Faridpur district (estd. 1815) consists of 8 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 79 union parishads, 36 wards, 92 mahallas and 1859 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Alfadanga Upazila, Bhanga Upazila, Boalmari Upazila, Char Bhadrasan Upazila, Faridpur Sadar Upazila, Madhukhali Upazila, Nagarkanda Upazila, Sadarpur Upazila

Post Codes for Faridpur District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
211Faridpur-1Md. Abdur RahmanBangladesh Awami League
212Faridpur-2Syeda Sajeda ChouwdhuryBangladesh Awami League
213Faridpur-3Khandaker Mosharaf HossainBangladesh Awami League
214Faridpur-4Nilufer ZafarullahBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
209Faridpur-1BAL (50.87)BAL (47.71)BAL (42.36)
210Faridpur-2BNP (53.28)BNP (46.18)BAL (38.34)
211Faridpur-3BNP (61.30)BNP (39.38)BNP (47.00)
212Faridpur-4BAL (49.82)BAL (48.39)BAL (49.64)
213Faridpur-5BAL (43.27)BAL (62.80)BAL (55.58)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
Faridpur was named after the famous sufi saint Shah Sheikh Fariduddin. Hazi Shariatullah started his Faraizi movement in the district. Indigo was being cultivated on the banks of the rivers Garai, Madhumati, Barasia, Chandana, Kumar etc. The main kuthi (indigo headquarter) was located in Mirganj of Alfadangha upazila; and its manager was A.C. Dunlop. Like other parts of Bengal there were indigo resistance movement in this district under the leadership of Pir Dudu Mia.
Places to see
Garoda Mosque (1013 AH), Pathrail Mosque and dighi (1493-1519 AD), Satoir Mosque (1519 AD), Fatehabad Taksal (1519-32), Mathurapur Wall, Zila Judge Court building (1889 AD) and Bhanga Munsif Court Building (1889), Basudeva Mandir and Jagabandhu Angina.
Newspapers
Jagaran, Ganaman, Chashi Barta, Al Muazzen, Idaning, Dainik Thikana, Dainik Bhorer Runner, Pragotir Din, Dainik Faridpur. Extinct: Faridpur Darpan (1861), Chitrakar (1283 BS), Kohinoor (1896), Sanjay (1900), Aryakayastha (1318 BS), Faridpur Hitoishi (1329 BS), Faridpur Angina (1329 BS), Barta (1926), Muazzen (1335 BS), Siraj (1932), Langal (1932), Sheba (1350 BS), Khedmat (1373 BS), Jubashakti (1972), Weekly Bangladesh (1972), Satyajug (1975), Faridpur Barta (1979), Aakal (1979), Samasar (1980), Bangla Sangbad (1982).
Rivers Padma, Old Kumar, arial khan, Gorai, Chandana, Bhubanshwar and Lohartek; main depressions are Dhol Samudra, Beel Ramkeli, Shakuner Beel, Ghoradar Beel.

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