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Dinajpur

Dinajpur 

 

Dinajpur district was established in 1786. Its previous name was Ghoraghat district.

Historical events Dinajpur was once a part of the ancient state of Pundrabardhwan. The British administrative control in Dinajpur was established in 1793. At the time of Partition of Bengal in 1947, part of greater Dinajpur district was included in West Bengal and it was named West Dinajpur. People of the district took part in the Tebhaga Movement and also had significant contribution in the War of Liberation.

Population: 2617942; male 51.12%, female 48.88%; Muslim 76.65%, Hindu 20.58%, Christian 0.80%, Buddhist 0.11% and others 1.86%; ethnic nationals: the Santal and Oraon

City Population: 157343; male 51.29%, female 48.71%.

Thanas: birampur, birganj, biral, bochaganj, chirirbandar, phulbari, ghoraghat, hakimpur, kaharole, khansama, dinajpur sadar, nawabganj, parbatipur. 

Wards: 12

Religious Place :

Mosque 3349; Mandirs  453; Church 38; Isa-e Church 01.

 

 
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