Rajbari (Bengali: রাজবাড়ি জেলা, Rajbari Jela also Rajbari Zila) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division. It was named by the renowned ruler Raja Surjo Kumar Guha Roy. He established his palace or rajbari in this district.
Location of Rajbari District in Bangladesh
|• Member of Parliament (Rajbari - 1)||Kazi Keramat Ali (Bangladesh Awami League)|
|• Member of parliament (Rajbari - 2)||Zillu Hakim|
|• Total||1,118.8 km2 (432.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
- Administrator of Zila Porishod: Akbar Ali Morji
- Deputy Commissioner (DC):Shawkat Ali
Geography and climateEdit
Annual average temperature of this district is maximum 35.8 °C and minimum 12.6 °C. Annual rainfall is 2105 mm.
Notable people from Rajbari district are following:
Places of interestEdit
Podamdi and Kurshi are also known for Nawaabs which was originally the subedar (provincial governor) or viceroy of a subah (province) or region of the Mughal empire.[clarification needed] It became a high title for Muslim nobles.
Dighi (a kind of water body) in Rajbari include Kallyan Dighi, situated in Baliakandi of Islampur union. Rajbari is situated by the bank of Padma River.
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