Nilphamari district city stands on the bank of the Tista river and Located at 25.950 N & 86.950 E.It is declared as a district in 16th June 1984. It consists of Six upazilas, four Pourashavas (Muncipiality) and 60 (Sixty) Unions. The Nilphamari Municipality was established in 1972. The district is adjacent to Indian Asam Border. It is renowned for some of the tourist resorts like Nil-Sagor, Tista Baradge, Uttara EPZ, and Abasar Rest house, Nilphamari is agriculture famous area moreover, Nazir-Shail and Paizam rice production are remarkable than other districts of Bangladesh. The intercommunication system of the district is enormously developed in last three decades as a result most of the village are jeepable except a few exceptions. There are some prominent rivers exists in this district. These are Tista, Charalkata, Burikhora,, Nowtara & Ichahmoti.
Nilphamari At a Glance
Area: 1641km2
Upazila Road: 560.79 km
Union Road: 695.73Km
Village Road: 1219.85Km VA
1233.3Km VB
Population: 15,71,690 (2001)
Density: 994Km2
Literacy: 38.8
No. of Upazila: 6
No. of Union: 60
No. of Pourashava: 4
No. of Primary School: 936
No. of High School: 208
No. of College: 28
Procurment, Nilphamari