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Kurigram

 Kurigram 

 

 Kurigram is a district in Northern Bangladesh. It is located in the Rangpur Division.

Geography

Kurigram District is located in the northern region of Bangladesh along the border of India. The area of this district is 2,296.10 km² and population is 1,782,277 (2001 national population census). This district is surrounded by Cooch Behar district of India in the north, Gaibandha district of Bangladesh in the south, Assam state of India in the east and, Lalmonirhat and Rangpur districts of Bangladesh in the west.

Education

There are four levels education system in this district like other parts of Bangladesh. These levels are: 1) Primary - 5 years 2) Secondary - 5 years 3) Higher Secondary - 2 years and 4) Tertiary or University Education - 5 years.

Places of interest

Remnants of a mosque (Mughal period, 1176 AH) at Nayarhat (Rajarhat), remnants of a mosque near Patweshwari Bazar (Mughal period), three domed mosque (Mughal period) at village Majider Par of Thanahat Union (Bhurangamari), Arabic inscription of a mosque (Hussain Shahi period, now preserved at the Rajshahi Barendra Museum), Joymoni Zamindar Bari, Naodanga Zamindar Bari and Mandir (Phulbari), Pangeshwari Mandir and remnants of the Rajbari (Rajarhat), image of Kali at Dasherhat, images of Mangal Chandi, Kamakkha Devi, Laksmi and Sattanarayan in front of the Bhetarbandh Zamindar Bari, Kali Siddheshwari Mandir (Ulipur), two canons of Panga Kingdom (preserved at the BDR Gate)..

Religious Place :

The district of Kurigram consists 3726 mosques, 384 temples, 54 Buddhist temples and 31 churches, Isa-e Church 01.

 

 
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