About Rajshahi

The city of Rajshahi is the divisional headquarters of Rajshahi division as well as the administrative district that bears its name and is one of the six metropolitan cities of Bangladesh. Often referred to as Silk City and Education City, Rajshahi is located at 24.40°N 88.50°E and is situated on the northern banks of the river Padma. It consists of nine Upazilas,14 Pourasavas and seventy one unions. Rajshahi was formerly known as Rampur Boalia. Though an epigraphic reco... [more]
Rajshahi At a Glance
Area: 2407km2
Upazila Road: 863.96 km
Union Road: 638.94Km
Village Road: 2773.66Km VA
1888.54Km VB
Population: 2,595,197(census 2011)
Density: 1100/skmKm2
Literacy: 30.61%
No. of Upazila: 9
No. of Union: 71
No. of Pourashava: 14
No. of Primary School: 911
No. of High School: 245
No. of College: 63
Procurment, Rajshahi