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Introduction
Gopalganj (গোপালগঞ্জ জেলা) is a district (zilla in Bengali) in the Dhaka division of Bangladesh.
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
1468.74 square kilometers (567.08 square miles).
Population
1172415
Bounded by
Faridpur district on the north, Pirojpur and Bagerhat districts on the south, Madaripur and Barisal districts on the east, Narail district on the west

Map of Gopalganj District
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Profile
Gopalganj district was established in 1984. Earlier it was a subdivision under Faridpur district. It consists of 5 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 68 union parishads, 618 mouzas, 880 villages and 85 mahallas.
Upazilas
Gopalganj Sadar Upazila, Kashiani Upazila, Kotalipara Upazila, Muksudpur Upazila, Tungipara Upazila
History
A battle between Babur (emperor of the Mughal) and Nusrat Shah (sultan of Bengal) was held on the bank of the Ghargara (presently the Ghagar). fakir-sannyasi resistance was held in the region during the early part of the British rule. Dhirendra Nath Bishwas of Kotalipara was killed in anti British movement. Mahananda Bishwas of Jalilpar was killed during the mass upsurge of 1969.
Newspapers
Dainik: Jugakatha, Sanket, Bhorer Bani, Sheren, Banglar Sanket, Bishwa Darpan, Weekly Janapader Katha, monthly Motua Darpan (Orakandi); extinct: Gopalganj Barta, Gopalganj Sahitya Patra (1986), Alor Disheri (1977), Dipti (1983), Nabadipti (1983), Madhumati (1973), Madhuchakra (1983), Shree Haridarshan, Orakandi (1979), Rupali Fite (1987), Rabirasshi (1985).
Official Website
http://www.gopalganj.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Gopalgonj-1
Lt. Col. Muhammad Faruk Khan (Retd.)
Bangladesh Awami League
Gopalgonj-2
Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim
Bangladesh Awami League
Gopalgonj-3
Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Gopalganj Sadar
Barfa
8102
Gopalganj Sadar
Chandradighalia
8013
Gopalganj Sadar
Gopalganj Sadar
8100
Gopalganj Sadar
Ulpur
8101
Kashiani
Jonapur
8133
Kashiani
Kashiani
8130
Kashiani
Ramdia College
8131
Kashiani
Ratoil
8132
Kotalipara
Kotalipara
8110
Maksudpur
Batkiamari
8141
Maksudpur
Khandarpara
8142
Maksudpur
Maksudpur
8140
Tungipara
Patgati
8121
Tungipara
Tungipara
8120
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.