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Rangpur

 

Rangpur

 

Historical events Mansingh, commander of Emperor Akbar, conquered part of Rangpur in 1575. Rangpur came completely under the Mughal empire in 1686. Mughalbasa and Mughalhat of Kurigram district still bear marks of the Mughal rule in the region. During the Mughal rule Rangpur was under the sarker of Ghoraghat. Rangapur Ghoraghat has been mentioned in the Riyaz-us-Salatin. During the early period of the company rule fakir-sannyasi resistance and peasant rebellion were held in Rangpur.

 Population: 2534365; male 50.92%, female 49.08%; Muslim 89.60%, Hindu 9.59% and others 0.56%; ethnic nationals: Santal and Orao.

City Population: 251699; male 52.31%, female 47.69%. The density of population is 5913 per sq km.

 Thanas: badarganj, gangachara, kaunia, rangpur sadar, mithapukur, pirgachha, pirganj and taraganj;

Wards: 15

Mosque 2911, temple 377, Church 18 (Jamat 1), Buddhist vihara 1,Isa-e Church 01

 

 
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