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Divisions: Barisal | Chittagong | Dhaka | Khulna | Rajshahi | Rangpur | Sylhet
Districts in Dhaka: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail

Jamalpur District Information

Area2031.98 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Meghalaya State of India, Kurigram and Sherpur districts on the north, Tangail district on the south, Mymensingh and Sherpur districts on the east, jamuna river, Bogra, Sirajganj and Gaibandha districts on the west.
Profile
Jamalpur district was established in 1978. The district consists of 7 upazilas, 6 municipalities, 68 union parishads, 57 wards, 224 mahallas and 1532 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Baksiganj Upazila, Dewanganj Upazila, Islampur Upazila, Jamalpur Sadar Upazila, Madarganj Upazila, Melandaha Upazila, Sarishabari Upazila

Post Codes for Jamalpur District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
138Jamalpur-1Abul Kalam AzadBangladesh Awami League
139Jamalpur-2Md. Faridul Hoq KhanBangladesh Awami League
140Jamalpur-3Mirza AzomBangladesh Awami League
141Jamalpur-4Md. Murad HasanBangladesh Awami League
142Jamalpur-5Md. Rezaul Karim HiraBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
141Jamalpur-1BNP (46.28)BAL (35.27)BAL (45.51)
142Jamalpur-2BNP (61.21)BAL (43.55)BAL (41.61)
143Jamalpur-3BAL (48.89)BAL (49.71)BAL (32.52)
144Jamalpur-4BNP (55.37)BAL (51.48)BNP (55.64)
145Jamalpur-5BAL (55.67)BAL (60.45)BNP (48.46)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
Fakir Sannyasi Rebellion (1772-1790), Indigo Resistance Movement (1829), famine (1874) and construction of rail way (1899).
Places to see
Tomb of Shah Jamal, tomb of Shah Kamal, Dayamoye Mondir, five domed Raspal Jame Mosque at Sarishabari (nineteenth century), Narapara Fort at Sarishabari (sixteenth century).
Newspapers
Dailies 1, weekly 10, fortnightly 1, monthly 1, quarterly 1; extinct: Monthly Pallimangal (1922), Hanif (1903), Jamalpur Barta, Pallibani.
Rivers Jamuna, old brahmaputra, Jhenai, Banar, Jirjira, Chhatal.

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