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Shrine of Pathorghata
Joypurhat is in Rajshahi Division. It is located in northern part of Bangladesh. During Swadeshi Movement, there was a failed bomb attack on a train under the leadership of Comrade Abdul Kader Chowdhury and Mihir Mukherjee and then they deported to the Andaman.
Joypurhat Railway Station was established in 1884. It is a very important railway station in the northern part of Bangladesh. Jaypurhat contains 8 railway stations.
The district consists of 3 municipalities, 27 wards, 5 Upazilas, 32 union Parishads, 719 Mouzas, 74 mahallas and 898 villages.
The area is 965.44Square Kilometers.
Main Rivers are Little Jamuna, Tulsi Ganga and Haramati.
The district is border by Dinajpur district on the north, Naogaon on the south, Bogra and Gaibandha districts on the east, Bogra and Naogaon districts and India on the west.
Geo Position / Location is 25.10°N 89.03°E.
Upazilas are Akkelpur, Jaipurhat, SadarKalai, Khetlal, Panchbibi
Weather - Highest average temperature:34.6°c Celsius, Lowest average temperature:11.9°c Celsius.The average amount of rainfall is 1610mm.
Hotels List of district wise accommodations and rest houses
Postal Code 5900
NWD Code 0571
BD Govt. Website www.joypurhat.gov.bd
How to Go
Transportation and Communication from Dhaka is very frequent and easy. Joypurhat is 247 km from Dhaka. It is connected with Dhaka by air, road, and train.
The railway station is near to Baroghati Pond. The nearest airport is in Sayedpur and Rajshahi. Many private airlines have their office in city town. The bus terminal is a few kilometers far central town. Main local transportation is Rickshaw and easy Bike.
Dhaka Bus Stand
Joypurhat Bus Terminal
Sadar Rd (Directions and Google Road Map)
Joypurhat 5900, Bangladesh
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