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Meherpur

Meherpur
মেহেরপুর
District

Coordinates: 23°45′N 88°42′E / 23.75°N 88.70°E / 23.75; 88.70Coordinates: 23°45′N 88°42′E / 23.75°N 88.70°E / 23.75; 88.70

Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
Area
 • Total 716.08 km2 (276.48 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 579,531
 • Density 810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total 25.23%
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) BDST (UTC+7)
Postal code 7100
Website Banglapedia Article

Meherpur (Bengali: মেহেরপুর জেলা, Meherpur Jela also Meherpur Zila) is a district in South-western Bangladesh which is also the smallest district of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Khulna Division. Before 1984, it was a part of Kushtia district.


Administration

Administrator of Zila Porishod: Miajon Ali [1]

Deputy Commissioner (DC): Ms Shahan Ara Banu [2]

Religion

Religion in Meherpur District
Religion Percent
Islam
  
82.55%
Hinduism
  
14.45%
Christianity
  
2.571%
others
  
0.429%

The district of Meherpur consists 1158 mosques, 456 temples, six churches and 9 tombs.

Value of land

The market value of land for construction of first grade is Tk 200,000 per katha (3,000 BDT/m²), equivalent to 38 EUR/m².

Notable places

Mujibnagar Smritishoudha, Kuthi Bari of Amjhupi, Aat Kabor of Karpasdanga.

See also

External links

  • Meherpur District Portal
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