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Jamalpur

About JAMALPUR

Jamalpur is a district in Dhaka Division, Bangladesh. The city is located on the Brahmaputra River, 140 km (87 mi) north of Dhaka and surrounded by Jamuna & Brahmaputra River . Location coordinates: 24°55′N 89°58′E / 24.92°N 89.96°E The city is connected by road, rail, and river with Dhaka and the rest of the country. It has a railway junction. There is an Asian Biggest Fertilizer Factory at Sarishabari upazila and a sugarcane factory at Dewangonj upazila.Jamalpur is an important market center for the rice, sugarcane, jute, tobacco, and mustard produced in the region. Jamalpur district was established in 1978. The district consists of 7 upazilas, 7 municipalities, 68 union parishads, 57 wards, 224 mahallas and 1532 villages. Archaeological heritage and relics 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). Religious institutions Mosque 3340, temple 47, church 39, tomb 13. Health centres General hospital 01, upazila health complex 06, family welfare centre 39, rail way hospital 2, union health centre 28 and leprosy clinic 7. Cultural organizations Club 139, public library 2, cinema hall 18, stadium 1, public hall 1, upazila auditorium 6, orphanage 448, literary society 4, women's organisation 5, theatre group 6, Shilpakala Academy 1.Communication facilities Roads: pucca 772.67 km, semi pucca 120.55 km, mud road 3374.90 km; railways 108.50 km; waterways 68-nautical-mile (126 km).
Jamalpur At a Glance
Area: 2032km2
Upazila Road: 733.34 km
Union Road: 779.02Km
Village Road: 1736.61Km VA
1187.3Km VB
Population: 2,089,366
Density: 1,028.2Km2
Literacy: 21.5
No. of Upazila: 7
No. of Union: 68
No. of Pourashava: 7
No. of Primary School: 978
No. of High School: 231
No. of College: 25
Procurment, Jamalpur