Rangpur is one of the major cities in Bangladesh. Rangpur is considered as the center of northwestern Bangladesh. under the Rangpur division composed of eight districts of the northern Bangladesh, the District of Rangpur is bordered on the north by Nilphamari District, on the south by Gaibandha District, on the east by Kurigram and on the west by Dinajpur distrct. Recently establish public University of Bangladesh named as “ Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur” is situated in the southern part of the city. Earlier Rangpur was the headquarter of Greater Rangpur district. Later the Greater Rangpur district was divided down into Rangpur, Kurigram, Nilphamari, Lalmonirhat and Gaibandha districts. As a hub of trade, business and non-governmental organizational activities its influence over the districts under Greater Dinajpur is also considerable. There is a renowned Medical college at the northern part of Rangpur City.
Rangpur At a Glance
Area: 230778km2
Upazila Road: 835.53 km
Union Road: 1047.89Km
Village Road: 2723.79Km VA
3129.42Km VB
Population: 33,34,567
Density: 109,1Km2
Literacy: 55.00%
No. of Upazila: 8
No. of Union: 83
No. of Pourashava: 3
No. of Primary School: 722
No. of High School: 282
No. of College: 59
Procurment, Rangpur