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Introduction
Narsingdi (নরসিংদী Nôrshingdi) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is located 50 km north-east of Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
1140.76 square kilometers (440.45 square miles).
Population
2224944
Bounded by
Kishoreganj district on the north, Narayanganj and Brahmanbaria districts on the south, Brahmanbaria and Kishoreganj districts on the east, Gazipur district on the west

Map of Narsingdi District
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Profile
Narsingdi district was a subdivision under greater Dhaka district and was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 6 upazilas, 3 municipalities, 27 wards, 55 mahallas, 69 union parishads, 652 mouzas, 1060 villages.
Upazilas
Belabo Upazila, Monohardi Upazila, Narsingdi Sadar Upazila, Palash Upazila, Raipura Upazila, Shibpur Upazila
History
During the mass upsurge in 1969 three persons were killed and many wounded on 29 December when police fired indiscriminately on procession at Hatirdia Bazar (Monohardi).
Archeological Sites
Silver coin discovered at Wari Batteshwar village (c third century AD), imitated gold coin (c. eighth century AD) discovered at village Wari, stone image (Sena period) found at Narsingdi town, silver coin of Gias Uddin Azam Shah at Algi village, silver coin (Sultani period) at Panchdona, three domed mosque (1524) at Ashrafpur, single domed mosque (eighteenth century) and tomb of Shah Monsur at Kumardi, two copper plate inscriptions (seventeenth century) found at village Ashraffpur, Bibi Joynab Mosque (1719), Parulia Mosque (1716), Raghunath Mandir (c seventeenth century).
Newspapers
Dainik Barta, Dainik Uttap, Dainik Grameen Darpan, Weeklies- Narsingdir Khabar, Aotikram, Khorak; periodicals- Bandhan, Meghna, Grameen Khabar, Narsinghahi.
Rivers
Meghna, Arial Khan, Haridhoa, Kalagachhia and Paharia.
Official Website
http://www.narsingdi.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Narsingdi-1
Muhammad Nazrul Islam, Bir Protik
Bangladesh Awami League
Narsingdi-2
Kamrul Asraf Khan
Bangladesh Awami League
Narsingdi-3
Md. Shirajul Islam Mollah
Bangladesh Awami League
Narsingdi-4
Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun
Bangladesh Awami League
Narsingdi-5
Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Belabo
Belabo
1640
Monohordi
Hatirdia
1651
Monohordi
Katabaria
1652
Monohordi
Monohordi
1650
Narshingdi Sadar
Karimpur
1605
Narshingdi Sadar
Madhabdi
1604
Narshingdi Sadar
Narshingdi College
1602
Narshingdi Sadar
Narshingdi Sadar
1600
Narshingdi Sadar
Panchdona
1603
Narshingdi Sadar
UMC Jute Mills
1601
Palash
Char Sindhur
1612
Palash
Ghorashal
1613
Palash
Palash
1610
Palash
Sarkarkhana
1611
Raypura
Bazar Hasnabad
1631
Raypura
Radhaganj bazar
1632
Raypura
Raypura
1630
Shibpur
Shibpur
1620
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.