Naogaon District Information
Naogaon subdivision, under Rajshahi district, was established in 1877 and was turned into a district in 1984. It consists of 2 municipality, 11 upazilas, 18 wards, 74 mahallas, 99 union parishads and 2795 villages.
Area: 3435.67 square kilometers
Bounded by: West Bengal of India on the north, Natore and Rajshahi districts on the south, Joypurhat and Bogra districts on the east, Nawabganj district and West Bengal (India) on the west
History: Indigo rebellion (1859-62); peasant revolt against the zamindar in protest of increasing land revenue (1883).
Archeology: Paharpur Buddhist Vihara, Jagaddal Vihara, Halud Vihara, Agrapuri Vihara
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