Kurigram District Town stands on the Bank of the Dharla river and located at 250 75' 00'' N and 890 66' 00'' E. It is declared as a district in 23 January 1984. It consists of 9 (Nine) Upazilas, 3 (Three) Pourashavas (Municipality) & 73 Unions. Kurigram Disrtrict has a Strong history & Culture. The Kurigram Municipality was established in 20 January 1972. The District is adjacent to Indian Asam Border. There are some prominent rivers exists in this district, these are Brhammaputra, Tista, Dharala, Dhudkumar, Fulkumar, Jingiram, Sonavori, Holholia, Kalzani and Sankosh etc. Kurigram is one of the potential district in Bangladesh in all respect.
Kurigram At a Glance
Area: 2245km2
Upazila Road: 362.48 km
Union Road: 565.24Km
Village Road: 1867.31Km VA
1823.22Km VB
Population: 21.50 Lac
Density: 735Km2
Literacy: 58%
No. of Upazila: 9
No. of Union: 73
No. of Pourashava: 3
No. of Primary School: 1115
No. of High School: 257
No. of College: 43
Procurment, Kurigram