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Introduction
Rajbari (রাজবাড়ি জেলা, Rajbari Jela also Rajbari Zila) is a district in central Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division. It was named by the renowned ruler Raja Surjo Kumar Guha Roy. He established his palace or rajbari in this district.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
1118.8 square kilometers (432 square miles).
Population
1049778
Bounded by
Pabna district on the north, Faridpur and Magura districts on the south, Manikganj district on the east, Kushtia and Jhenaidah districts on the west

Map of Rajbari District
rajbari
Profile
Rajbari was made a district in 1984. Records of the time of permanent settlement (1793) show that the whole area was in the jessore district. The area was brought under the district of faridpur when the latter was established in 1811. Its thanas/upazilas belonged to different districts in the past. pangsha area was a part of the pabna district. In 1859, Pangsha and baliakandi became part of the newly formed Kumarkhali subdivision. When Goalanda subdivision was created in 1871, Pangsha and Rajbari were annexed to it and its headquarters were established at Rajbari. Goalandaghat was upgraded to a district in March 1984 and was renamed as Rajbari district. The district consists of 4 upazilas, 42 union parishads, 3 municipalities, 796 mouzas, 986 villages, 27 wards and 96 mahllas.
Upazilas
Baliakandi Upazila, Goalandaghat Upazila, Pangsha Upazila, Rajbari Sadar Upazila
History
Rajbari was made a district in 1984. Records of the time of permanent settlement (1793) show that the whole area was in the jessore district. The area was brought under the district of faridpur when the latter was established in 1811. Its thanas/upazilas belonged to different districts in the past. pangsha area was a part of the pabna district. In 1859, Pangsha and baliakandi became part of the newly formed Kumarkhali subdivision. When Goalanda subdivision was created in 1871, Pangsha and Rajbari were annexed to it and its headquarters were established at Rajbari. Goalandaghat was upgraded to a district in March 1984 and was renamed as Rajbari district. The district consists of 4 upazilas, 42 union parishads, 3 municipalities, 796 mouzas, 986 villages, 27 wards and 96 mahllas. The upazilas are rajbari sadar, pangsha, baliakandi and goalandaghat.
Newspapers
Club 48, library 32, theatre group 17, theatre stage 6, literary society 35, cinema hall 14, women's organisation 8, shilpakala academy 3.
Official Website
http://www.rajbari.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Rajbari-1
Kazi Keramat Ali
Bangladesh Awami League
Rajbari-2
Md. Zillul Hakim
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Baliakandi
Baliakandi
7730
Baliakandi
Nalia
7731
Pangsha
Mrigibazar
7723
Pangsha
Pangsha
7720
Pangsha
Ramkol
7721
Pangsha
Ratandia
7722
Rajbari Sadar
Goalanda
7710
Rajbari Sadar
Khankhanapur
7711
Rajbari Sadar
Rajbari Sadar
7700
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.