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Introduction
Netrakona (নেত্রকোনা) is a district in northern Bangladesh. It is a part of Mymensingh Division.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
2794.28 square kilometers (1078.88 square miles).
Population
2229642
Bounded by
Garo Hills of Meghalaya (India) on the north, Kishoreganj district on the south, Sunamganj district on the east and Mymensingh district on the west

Map of Netrokona District
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Profile
Netrokona subdivision was established in 1882 and was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 10 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 102 mahallas, 85 union parishads and 2281 villages.
Upazilas
Atpara Upazila, Barhatta Upazila, Durgapur Upazila, Kalmakanda Upazila, Kendua Upazila, Khaliajuri Upazila, Madan Upazila, Mohanganj Upazila, Netrokona Sadar Upazila, Purbadhala Upazila
History
During the British rule peasant revolt, Pagalpanthi revolt, Tonk and Tebhaga movements took place in the district. The leaders of the Swadeshi Movement killed Balak Saha of Village Borail in 1913 and Zamindar Mallick Bahadur of village Sahildeo in 1930 and looted their wealth. The three day All India Peasant Conference was held in Nagara of the district head quarters in 1945.
Economy
The economy of Netrakona is largely agrarian. Susang Durgapur, an Upazila of Netrakona, is one of the major sources of country's China-Clay used for ceramic products. Its vast water bodies (Hawor) provides wide varieties of fishes. Bara Bazar is commerce centre of Netrakona.
Archeological Sites
Roail Bari Fort at Kendua, Khoja dighi (pond), palace of Maharaja at Susang Durgapur, dighi of Kamol Rani, Buddhist Math at Krishnapur of Atpara and the archaeological relics of Salki Matikata.
Newspapers
Daily: Banglar Darpan; periodical: Akshar, Chetana, Spandan, Smriti-71, Bijoy, Sreejani, Matir Subas and Janira; extinct: Ayrja Pradip (1875), Koumadi (1875), Mahat Uddesha (1930), Prantabashi (1930), Julfikr (1950), Arya Pradip (1287 BH), Uttar Akas (1368 BH).
Rivers
Someshwari, Kangsha, Magra, Dhanu, Dhala, Teorkhali.
Official Website
http://www.netrokona.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Netrokona-1
Chhabi Biswas
Bangladesh Awami League
Netrokona-2
Arif Khan Joy
Bangladesh Awami League
Netrokona-3
Iftiquar Uddin Talukder Pintu
Bangladesh Awami League
Netrokona-4
Rebecca Momin
Bangladesh Awami League
Netrokona-5
Waresat Hussain Belal, Bir Protik
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Atpara
Atpara
2470
Barhatta
Barhatta
2440
Dharmapasha
Dharampasha
2450
Dhobaura
Dhobaura
2416
Dhobaura
Sakoai
2417
Kalmakanda
Kalmakanda
2430
Kendua
Kendua
2480
Khaliajuri
Khaliajhri
2460
Khaliajuri
Shaldigha
2462
Madan
Madan
2490
Moddhynagar
Moddoynagar
2456
Mohanganj
Mohanganj
2446
Netrakona Sadar
Baikherhati
2401
Netrakona Sadar
Netrakona Sadar
2400
Purbadhola
Jaria Jhanjhail
2412
Purbadhola
Purbadhola
2410
Purbadhola
Shamgonj
2411
Susung Durgapur
Susnng Durgapur
2420
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.