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Gopalgonj

 Gopalganj 

 

Gopalganj district was established in 1984. Earlier it was a subdivision under Faridpur district.

Historical events A battle between Babur (emperor of the Mughal) and Nusrat Shah (sultan of Bengal) was held on the bank of the Ghargara (presently the Ghagar).was held in the region during the early part of the British rule. Dhirendra Nath Bishwas of Kotalipara was killed in anti British movement. Mahananda Bishwas of Jalilpar was killed during the mass upsurge of 1969.

 

Population: 1132046; male 50.05%, female 49.95%; Muslim 63.61%, Hindu 35.13%, Christian 1.20%, Buddhist 0.02% and others 0.04%.

 

City Population: 40987; male 53.27%, female 46.73%; density of population is 4771 per sqkm

 

Thanas: gopalganj sadar, kashiani, kotalipara, muksudpur and tungipara.

 

Wards: 9

 

Mosque 1374 ; Mandirs 802 ; Church 56; Pagoda 01 ,Isa-e Church 01.

 

 
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