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About Faridpur

Faridpur district town stands on the bank of the river Kumar. It is located at 22.5-23.55N and 89.15-90.40E. It consists of 9 Upazillas, Pourashavas, 81 Union parishad and 1887 Villages. From the very begining people of this district are so much active. At first the lower custe hindus inhabitate here. It was established in 1815 by the name of a pious man Sheikh Farid Uddin. This Greater district was divided into five districts 30 years ago. These are Faridpur, Madaripur... [more]
Faridpur At a Glance
Area: 2073km2
Upazila Road: 664 km
Union Road: 495.14Km
Village Road: 1798.71Km VA
2849.24Km VB
Population: 17,42,720 (2001)
Density: 840.78 Per KMKm2
Literacy: 43.95%
No. of Upazila: 9
No. of Union: 79
No. of Pourashava: 5
No. of Primary School: 1716
No. of High School: 249
No. of College: 35
Procurment, Faridpur