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jamalpur
Introduction
Jamalpur (জামালপুর জেলা, Jamalpur Jela also Jamalpur Zila) is a district in Bangladesh[1] part of Mymensingh Division. It was established in 1978.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
2031.98 square kilometers (784.55 square miles).
Population
2292674
Bounded by
Meghalaya State of India, Kurigram and Sherpur districts on the north, Tangail district on the south, Mymensingh and Sherpur districts on the east, jamuna river, Bogra, Sirajganj and Gaibandha districts on the west

Map of Jamalpur District
jamalpur
Profile
Jamalpur district was established in 1978. The district consists of 7 upazilas, 6 municipalities, 68 union parishads, 57 wards, 224 mahallas and 1532 villages.
Upazilas
Baksiganj Upazila, Dewanganj Upazila, Islampur Upazila, Jamalpur Sadar Upazila, Madarganj Upazila, Melandaha Upazila, Sarishabari Upazila
History
Fakir Sannyasi Rebellion (1772-1790), Indigo Resistance Movement (1829), famine (1874) and construction of rail way (1899).
Economy
Jamalpur is an important market center for the rice, sugarcane, jute, tobacco, and mustard produced in the region. The city is connected by road, rail, and river with Dhaka and the rest of the country. It has a railway station and three dakbungalows. The town's main exports are jute, tobacco, mustard seed, peanut, leather, egg, pulse, betel leaf and handicrafts. Making nakshi kantha (embroidered quilts) is a traditional occupation.
Archeological Sites
Tomb of Shah Jamal, tomb of Shah Kamal, Dayamoye Mondir, five domed Raspal Jame Mosque at Sarishabari (nineteenth century), Narapara Fort at Sarishabari (sixteenth century).
Newspapers
Dailies 1, weekly 10, fortnightly 1, monthly 1, quarterly 1; extinct: Monthly Pallimangal (1922), Hanif (1903), Jamalpur Barta, Pallibani.
Rivers
Jamuna, old brahmaputra, Jhenai, Banar, Jirjira, Chhatal.
Official Website
http://www.jamalpur.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Jamalpur-1
Abul Kalam Azad
Bangladesh Awami League
Jamalpur-2
Md. Faridul Haque Khan
Bangladesh Awami League
Jamalpur-3
Mirza Azam
Bangladesh Awami League
Jamalpur-4
Md. Mamunoor Rashid
Jatiya Party
Jamalpur-5
Md. Rezaul Karim Hira
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Dewangonj
Dewangonj
2030
Dewangonj
Dewangonj S. Mills
2031
Islampur
Durmoot
2021
Islampur
Gilabari
2022
Islampur
Islampur
2020
Jamalpur
Jamalpur
2000
Jamalpur
Nandina
2001
Jamalpur
Narundi
2002
Malandah
Jamalpur
2011
Malandah
Mahmoodpur
2013
Malandah
Malancha
2012
Malandah
Malandah
2010
Mathargonj
Balijhuri
2041
Mathargonj
Mathargonj
2040
Shorishabari
Bausee
2052
Shorishabari
Gunerbari
2051
Shorishabari
Jagannath Ghat
2053
Shorishabari
Jamuna Sar Karkhana
2055
Shorishabari
Pingna
2054
Shorishabari
Shorishabari
2050
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.