Mymensingh District Information
Mymensingh district was established in 1787. Later on it was divided into six districts viz. Tangail, Jamalpur, Mymensingh, Kishoreganj, Sherpur and Netrokona. The district consists of 8 municipalities, 12 upazilas, 146 union parishads, 84 wards, 206 mahallas, 2201 mouzas and 2709 villages.
Area: 4363.48 square kilometers
Bounded by: Meghalaya State of India and Garo Hills on the north, Gazipur district on the south, Netrokona and Kishoreganj districts on the east and Sherpur, Jamalpur and Tangail districts on the west
History: Fakir and Sannyasi revolt (1772-1790, flood (1787), famine (1788), earth quack (1897) and Swadeshi Movement (1905). Mymensingh possesses rich literary heritage recognized through the world. The mainmansingha gitika (ballads) collected and edited by Dr. Dinesh Chandra Sen represents a valuable treasure in the world literature and has been translated into English and French.
Archeology: Rajbaris of Gauripur and Muktagachha, Shashi Lodge, Musium, Durgabari, Kella Tajpur, Mymensingh Town Hall, Bokaynagar Fort, Alexandra Castle and Gospel Church.
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