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Introduction
Kishoreganj (কিশোরগঞ্জ) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division. Earlier it was a subdivision (Upazilla) under the Mymensingh district. Kishorganj was made a separate district due to Mymensingh dominion suppression.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
2731.21 square kilometers (1054.53 square miles).
Population
2911907
Bounded by
Netrokona and Mymensingh districts on the north, Narsingdi district on the southwest and Brahmanbaria district on the southeast, Sunamganj and Habiganj districts on the east, Gazipur and Mymensingh districts on the west

Map of Kishoreganj District
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Profile
Kishoreganj district was established in 1984; earlier it was a subdivision under the Mymensingh district. The subdivision was established in 1860. The district consists of four municipalities, 39 wards, 145 mahallas, 13 upazilas, 105 union parishads, 946 mouzas and 1775 villages.
Upazilas
History
In the ancient time Kishoreganj area was included in the kingdom of the Kamrupa. In the 11th and 12th century the Pala, Varman and Sena kings ruled this area or part of it. After that there arose petty independent kingdoms under the Koch, Hajong, Garo and Rajbanshi. Although in 1491 AD the greater part of Mymensingh was included within the Muslim rule under Firoz Shah, Kishoreganj remained outside. Greater part of Kishoreganj was included in the Mughal Empire during the rein of the Mughal Emperor akbar. But some areas including Jangalbari and egarasindhur remained under the Koch and Ahom kings. In 1538 AD the Ahom king of Egarasindhur was defeated by the Mughals and in 1580 the Koch Chief of Jangalbari was defeated by isa khan. The episode of the conflict between the Mughal Commander Man Singh and Isa Khan, the Chief of the bara-bhuiyans in 1580 and the defeat of Man Singh at Egarasindhur are still current. Though after the death of Isa Khan in 1599 the grater part of Kishoreganj was still under the rule of his son musa khan, ultimately seceded to the Mughals. 
Archeological Sites
jangalbari fort (fifteenth century), egarasindhur fort (fifteenth century), sadi mosque (1652), Salanka Jame Mosque at Pakundia, Gurai Mosque at Bajitpur (1680), Kutub Shah Mosque at Austagram (1538), Jawar Saheb Bari Mosque at Tarail (1534), Badshahi Mosque at Itna (seventeenth century), Bhagalpur Dewan Bari Mosque at Bajitpur (eighteenth century), Sekandarnagar Mosque at Tarail (eighteenth century), Hazrat Samsuddin Bokhari Mosque Kurikhai at Katiadi (1005), Chandrabati Shiva Mondir (sixteenth century), Delhi Akhra at Mithamain, Arabic stone inscription discovered at village Ghagra, Nataraj Shiva Sculpture discovered at Nikli (fourteenth century), Krishnadas' deed for Nandakishore Pramanik discovered at Kishoreganj Sadar (1759).
Newspapers
Daily Ajker Desh, Grihakon Bhatir Darpan, Pratahik Chitra; extinct: Weekly Aryagaurava (1904), Kishoreganj Batrabaha (1924), Akhtar (Urdu, 1926), Kishoreganj Batra (1946), Prativa (1952), Natun Patra (1962), Fortnightly Narasunda (1981), Grambangla (1985), Sristi (1986), Sakal (1988), Suchana (1990), Kishoreganj Parikrama (1991), Manihar (1991), Kishoreganj Prabaha (1993), Bibarani (Kuliarchar 1993).
Rivers
old brahmaputra, meghna, Kalni, Dhanu, Ghorautra, Baurii, Narasunda, Piyain; main depressions: Humaipur (Bajitpur), Somai (Nikli), Barir (Mithamain), Surma Baula (Nikli), and Tallar Haors (Nikli-Bajitpur-Austagram).
Official Website
http://www.kishoreganj.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Kishoreganj-1
Syed Ashraful Islam
Bangladesh Awami League
Kishoreganj-2
Md. Suhrab Uddin
Bangladesh Awami League
Kishoreganj-3
Md. Mujibul Haque
Jatiya Party
Kishoreganj-4
Mr. Rejwan Ahammad Taufiq
Bangladesh Awami League
Kishoreganj-5
Md. Afzal Hossain
Bangladesh Awami League
Kishoreganj-6
Nazmul Hassan
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Bajitpur
Bajitpur
2336
Bajitpur
Laksmipur
2338
Bajitpur
Sararchar
2337
Bhairob
Bhairab
2350
Hossenpur
Hossenpur
2320
Itna
Itna
2390
Karimganj
Karimganj
2310
Katiadi
Gochhihata
2331
Katiadi
Katiadi
2330
Kishoreganj Sadar
Kishoreganj S.Mills
2301
Kishoreganj Sadar
Kishoreganj Sadar
2300
Kishoreganj Sadar
Maizhati
2302
Kishoreganj Sadar
Nilganj
2303
Kuliarchar
Chhoysuti
2341
Kuliarchar
Kuliarchar
2340
Mithamoin
Abdullahpur
2371
Mithamoin
MIthamoin
2370
Nikli
Nikli
2360
Ostagram
Ostagram
2380
Pakundia
Pakundia
2326
Tarial
Tarial
2316
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.