Lakshmipur District

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Lakshmipur 1984
লক্ষ্মীপুর
District
Coordinates: 22°57′00″N 90°49′30″E / 22.9500°N 90.8250°E / 22.9500; 90.8250Coordinates: 22°57′00″N 90°49′30″E / 22.9500°N 90.8250°E / 22.9500; 90.8250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
Government
 • District Commissioner Anjon chandra paul
Area
 • Total 1,440.39 km2 (556.14 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 1,729,188
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 62.26%[1]
Time zone UTC+6 (BST)
Postal code 3700
Website www.dclakshmipur.gov.bd

Lakshmipur or Laxmipur District (Bengali: লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা, Lakshmipur Jela also Lakshmipur Zila) with an area of 1455.96 km², is a district of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Chandpur District to the north, Bhola and Noakhali districts to the south, Noakhali District to the east, and Barisal and Bhola districts to the west.

Subdivisions

The upazilas under this district are:[2]

A Road to Dhaka from Lakshmipur at dawn

The district of Lakshmipur consists of 4 municipalities, 58 union parishads, 514 villages, 3539 mosques, 45 temples, and 1 church.[3]

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম" (in Bengali). Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. ^ Md. Shajahan (2012). "Lakshmipur District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  3. ^ "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম" (in Bengali). Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012.

External links

  • DC Office, Lakshmipur
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