Lakshmipur District

District in Bangladesh's Chittagong Division

Lakshmipur or Laxmipur District (Bengali: লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা, Lakshmipur Jela also Lakshmipur Zila) with an area of 1455.96 km², is a district of Bangladesh. It is bordered by Chandpur District to the north, Bhola and Noakhali districts to the south, Noakhali District to the east, and Barisal and Bhola districts to the west.

Lakshmipur

লক্ষ্মীপুর
Location of Lakshmipur in Bangladesh
Location of Lakshmipur in Bangladesh
Country Bangladesh
DivisionChittagong Division
Area
 • Total1,440.39 km2 (556.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total1,729,188
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Literacy rate
 • Total62.26%[1]
Time zoneUTC+6 (BST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+7 (BDST)
Postal code
3700
Websitewww.dclakshmipur.gov.bd

SubdivisionsEdit

The upazilas under this district are:[2]

 
A Road to Dhaka from Lakshmipur at dawn

The district of Lakshmipur consists 3539 mosques, 45 temples, 1 churches.[3]

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম". Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 2012-02-14.
  2. Md. Shajahan (2012). "Lakshmipur District". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  3. "লক্ষ্মীপুর জেলা তথ্য বাতায়নে আপনাকে স্বাগতম". Dclakshmipur.gov.bd. Retrieved 2012-02-14.

Other websitesEdit