Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Barisal: Barguna | Barisal | Bhola | Jhalakati | Patuakhali | Pirojpur
Pirojpur District Information
|Area||1307.61 square kilometers.|
Pirojpur district was established in 1984. It consists of three municipalities, 6 upazilas, 51 union parshads, 399 mouzas and 645 villages, 27 wards and 54 mahallas.
Bhandaria Upazila, Kawkhali Upazila, Mathbaria Upazila, Nazirpur Upazila, Nesarabad Upazila, Pirojpur Sadar Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|127||Pirojpur-1||A. K. M. A. Aowal (Saidur Rahman)||Bangladesh Awami League|
|128||Pirojpur-2||Md. Shah Alam||Bangladesh Awami League|
|129||Pirojpur-3||Md. Anowar Hossain||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|129||Pirojpur-1||JI (57.25)||JI (36.96)||BAL (45.53)|
|130||Pirojpur-2||Other (48.81)||JP (51.96)||JP (55.98)|
|131||Pirojpur-3||BNP (58.13)||JP (37.31)||Other (36.27)|
|132||Barisal And Pirojpur||BNP (57.55)||BAL (45.16)||BNP (54.59)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
Pirojpur is said to have been named after Zamindar Firoj Shah. Peasant rebellion was held in 1757 at Sankhali of Bhandaria upazila.
|Places to see|
Kumarkhali Kali Mandir, Rayerkati Zamindarbari and Shiva Mandir, two domed mosque (Nesarabad), remnants of Kaurikhara Zamindarbari.
|Rivers|| Baleshwar, Katcha, Kaliganga and Sandhya.|