Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Rangpur: Dinajpur | Gaibandha | Kurigram | Lalmonirhat | Nilphamari | Panchagarh | Rangpur | Thakurgaon
Panchagarh District Information
|Area||1404.63 square kilometers.|
on three sides by 288 km long Indian border, having Darjeeling district on the north, Jalpaiguri and Kuchbihar districts on the northeast, West Dinajpur
and Purnea district on the west, Dinajpur
districts on the south, Nilphamari
district on the east.
Panchagarh was a thana under Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal during the British rule. It was under Dinajpur district at the time of the partition of 1947. It was turned into a subdivision in 1980 consisting of Panchagarh, Boda, Debiganj, Atwari and Tentulia thanas. Panchagarh was elevated to a district in 1984. It consists of five upazilas one municipality, 9 wards, 32 mahallas, 43 union parishads and 850 villages.
Atrai Upazila, Boda Upazila, Debiganj Upazila, Panchagarh Sadar Upazila, Tentulia Upazila
Post Codes for Panchagarh District
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