Madaripur District

Madaripur (Bengali: মাদারীপুর), being a part of the Dhaka Division, is a district in central Bangladesh.[3]

Madaripur
মাদারীপুর
Madaripur District
Madaripur Rajaram Mondir
Madaripur Rajaram Mondir
Nickname(s): 
Lake Park City (লেকপার্কসিটি)[citation needed]
Location of Madaripur District in Bangladesh
Location of Madaripur District in Bangladesh
Expandable map of Madaripur District
Coordinates: 23°10′N 90°06′E / 23.17°N 90.10°E / 23.17; 90.10Coordinates: 23°10′N 90°06′E / 23.17°N 90.10°E / 23.17; 90.10
Country Bangladesh
DivisionDhaka Division
SeatMadaripur
Government
 • Deputy CommissionerRahima Khaton
 • District Council ChairmanMunir Chowdhury [1]
Area
 • Total1,144.96 km2 (442.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total1,165,952
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Madaripuri, Bangali
Time zoneUTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
7900
Geographical area codes0661
GeocodeBD.DA.MD
ISO 3166 codeBD-36
HDI (2018)0.649[2]
medium · 3rd of 21
Websitewww.madaripur.gov.bd

HistoryEdit

Madaripur subdivision was established in 1854 under the district of Bakerganj. In 1873 it was separated from Bakerganj and annexed to Faridpur district. Madaripur subdivision was turned into a district in 1984. Madaripur district was named after the Sufi saint Sayed Badiuddin Ahmed Zinda Shah Madar (d. 1434 CE).

DemographicsEdit

The total population is 1,165,952.[4]

  • Male: 50.29%
  • Female: 49.71%
Religions in Madaripur District[5]
Religion Percent
Muslims
86.79%
Hindus
12.09%
Christians
1.02%
Others
0.10%

Muslims make up the majority of the Madaripur District.

Administrative areasEdit

Madaripur district has 3 Parliamentary seats, 4 Upazilas, 5 Police Stations, 4 Municipalities, 59 Union Parishads, 1062 Villages and 479 Mouzas.[4]

Parliamentary seatsEdit

Upazilas and thanasEdit

Madaripur is divided into 5 Upazilas / 5 Thanas[3]

  1. Madaripur Sadar
  2. Kalkini
  3. Rajoir
  4. Shibchar
  5. Dasar [6]

MunicipalitiesEdit

  • Madaripur Municipality
  • Kalkini Municipality
  • Rajoir Municipality
  • Shibchar Municipality

AdministrationEdit

  • Administrator of Zila Porishod: Munir Chowdhury[7]
  • Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate (DC): Dr.Rahima Khatun[8]

EducationEdit

The total number of educational institutions in Madaripur District is 213. Literacy rate: 48%

  • College: 21 (including 3 government)
 1. Shekh Hasina Women's Degree College
 2. Madaripur Government College
 3. Govermment Sufia Mohila College
 4. Borhamganj Govermment College
 5. Nurul Amin University College
 6. Boheratola Mohila College
 7. Shibchar Nandokumar High School and College

8. Syed Abul Hossain University College, Kalkini, Madaripur.

  • Secondary school: 138
 1. Ishibpur High school
 2. Tatibari High School
 3. Krokchar High School
 4. Hossenpur High School
 5. United Islamia Government High School
 6. Algi High School
 7. Donovan Government Girls High School
 8. Madaripur Public High School
 9. Shohid Baccu High School
 10. Shamsun Nahar Bhuiyan Girls High School
 11. Kulpoddi High School
 12. Khatia High School

13. Panchar High School 14. Madborerchar High School 15. Bakhorerkandi High School 16.Dr. Saleha Selim High School 17. Birmohon High Scho 18. G.c Acedemy

  • Primary School: 677
 1. Trivagi Government Primary School
 2. Malek Dhali Register Government Primary School
 3. H.T Aditto Government Primary School
 4. 57 No. Purbo Housdi Government Primary School
 5. 60 No. Uttar Dudhkhali Government Primary School
 6. 56 No. Durgaboddi 2 No. Govermment Primary School
 7. Mithapur Govermment Primary School
 8. Notun Razar Hat Government Primary School
 9. Algi Government Primary School
 10. 166 No. Uttar Bakhrar Kandi Borobari Chowdhury Shamsul Huda Government Primary School
 11. 64 No. Bahadurpur Government Primary School
 12. Tithir para Government Primary School
 13. 68 No. Birangol Government Primary School
 14. Hossenpur Government Primary School
 15. 12 No. Rukhdi Nagardi Government Primary School
 16. 14 No. Tekerhat Govermment Primary School
 17. 181 No. Uttar Jhikarhati Government Primary School
 18. 18 No. Kabirajpur Government Primary School
 19. 32 No. Badarpasha Government Primary school
 20. Panchkhola Board Government Primary School
 21. 101 No. Datta Kendua government Primary School

22. 14 No. Birmohon Government Primary School ref>জেলা প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা অফিস, মাদারীপুর. dpe.madaripur.gov.bd. Retrieved 2020-10-15.</ref>

  • Madrasa: 69
 1. Shatbaria Nur-E- Mohammad(s) Dakhil Madrasha
 2. Mithapur Nurani Madrasha
 3. Chorgobindopur Alim Madrasha
 4. Uttar Chorgobindopur Mia Dakhil Madrasha
 5. Madaripur Ahmodia Kamil Madrasha

6. Bahadurpur Shariatia Alia Kamil (MA) Madrasah

Notable residentsEdit

RiversEdit

There are about 10 rivers in Madaripur district. They are -

  • Padma River,
  • Arial Khan River,
  • Kumar Upper River,
  • Kumar Lower River,
  • Visarkanda-Bagda River,
  • Torquee River,
  • Palrodi River
  • Palang River,
  • Madaripur Beel Route River and
  • The Mayankata River.
 
Raja Ram Mandir - Khalia

Place of interestEdit

  • Shah Madar (RA) Dargah Sharif,
  • The Shrine of Sufi Amir Shah (RA),
  • Algi Kazibari Mosque - Bahadurpur,
  • Raja Ram Mandir - Khalia,
  • Jhaoudi Giri - Jhaoudi,
  • Auliapur Neelkuthi - Chilarchar,
  • Mithapur Zamindar Bari - Mithapur
  • Pranab Math - Bajitpur,
  • Mather Bazaar Math - Khoajpur,
  • Khalia Shanti Kendra - Khalia,
  • Parboter Bagan - Mastofapur,
  • Madaripur Shakuni Lake,
  • Senapati Dighi - Amaratola & Khatial,
  • Charmuguria Eco-Park,
  • Narayan Mandir - Panichatra,
  • Kulpadi Zamindar Bari and Weather office.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ madaripur.gov.bd
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2020-03-18.
  3. ^ a b Shahidul Haq (2012). "Madaripur District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  4. ^ a b "Madaripur district at a glance". Madaripur District. Retrieved 2019-08-03.
  5. ^ "Bangladesh Population & Housing Census 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 6 July 2021.
  6. ^ Correspondent, Senior; bdnews24.com. "Bangladesh adds three new Upazilas". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2022-06-27.
  7. ^ "AL men appointed administrators". The Daily Star. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 2017-05-18.
  8. ^ "মাদারীপুর জেলা".
  9. ^ "Imam Hossain". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 2021-06-24.