Feni District ফেনী জেলার সকল তথ্য
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The location of Feni district is in the South-Eastern part of Bangladesh Administrative division of Chittagong, which is under the Administrative division of Chittagong. Making it the ninth-most populous district in Chittagong Division, the district’s estimated population stood at 1,437,371 as of 2015. Formerly it was a part of Greater Noakhali. It’s Feni Sadar, which is the administrative hub of the district locating in the central section of the district. It was served as a sub-district under the district of Noakhali until 15 February 1984 and the previous name of the district was Shamsher Nagar.

Geography of Feni District

As it’s said that Feni is a district of Chittagong division and it’s total area of this district is 928.34 sq km. Langalkotk upazila of Comilla on the north, Senbagh of Noakhali, Noakhali Company gonj in the west-south, Tripura state of India on the north-east, Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong on the south-east and the estuar of the Bangasosagar in the south.

Upazila List of Feni District

  1. Feni Sadar Upazila
  2. Daganbhuiyan Upazila
  3. Chhagalnaiya Upazila
  4. Porshuram Upazila
  5. Fulgazi Upazila
  6. Sonagazi Upazila

Pourashavas: 5

Number of Union Parishad: 54

Feni District Economy

Feni district’s economy mainly depends of the agriculture. There are 128,830 (54.23%) holdings are farms and remaining 10, 8745 holdings (45.77%) are non-farms, out of total 237,575 holdings of the district. Also, the non-agricultural activities depends on the non-farm holdings largely. The non-farm holdings play an important role for the district despite the growth of agriculture activities.

There are various farm-holdings products like crops, namely, local and HYV rice, wheat, vegetables, spices, cash crops, pulses, oilseeds, maize and others. The district grows various fruits like banana, jackfruits, guava, coconut, etc. Besides, there are plenty of fishes of various species, especially marine-species, are available in the district.

Feni District Population & Literacy

Feni district’s total population is 14, 37,371 where Male 6, 94,128 and Female 7, 43,243. The sex ratio is 93:100 and the population density 1451/Sq Km along with annual growth rate is 1.46%. Besides, the rate of literacy of the district is 59.60% where Male 61.10% and Female 58.30%. The rate of school attendance is 55.60% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Feni District 10th Parliament Member’s

Feni-1: Shirin Akhter, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal

Feni-2: Nizam Uddin Hazari, Bangladesh Awami League

Feni-3: Rahim Ullah, Independent

Feni District Major Crops

Feni district grows paddy, pulses, vegetables, maize, spices, oilseeds, wheat etc.

Feni District Major Fruits

Feni district’s major fruits are Mango, jackfruit, coconut, lichi, banana, guava etc.

Feni District Major Rivers

The main rivers of Feni district are the Feni and Mihuri etc.

Feni District Bank

There are all commercial and government bank in Feni district. Some of them are below:

  1. The Sonsani Bank
  2. Janata Bank
  3. Agrani Bank
  4. Rupali Bank
  5. Pubali Bank
  6. Uttara Bank
  7. Agricultural Bank
  8. Grameen Bank
  9. Islami Bank
  10. National Bank

Feni District Newspapers

There are some newspapers in Feni district. Some of them are Nabo Nur, Purbodesh, Minar, Pallibarta, Fashal Katha, Nirjhor, Talim, Gano Manush, Feni, Bartabaho, Jhugbarta, Barta Doot, Kankan, Gano Chetona, Gram Barta, Weekly Sangram, etc.

Feni Postal Code

  • Feni Sadar post code: 3900
  • Fazilpur post code: 3901
  • Sharshadie post code: 390
  • Laskarhat post code: 3903
  • Chhagalnaia post code: 3910
  • Maharajganj post code: 3911
  • Daraga Hat post code: 3912
  • Puabashimulia post code: 3913
  • Dagondhuia post code: 3920
  • Dudmukha post code: 3921
  • Chhilonia post code: 3922

Archeological Sites of Feni District

Fulgazi College was established in 1972 in Baasura village on the land donated by Paresh Chandra Roy Chowdhury, Dinbondhu Roy Chowdhury, Sudarshan Roy Chowdhury and Dhirendra Roy Chowdhury. There are many ancient artifacts in different places of Chhagalnaiya thana of Feni. Among these famous works are the mosque, the temple, the brick building, the shrine, the shrine, the dighi, the roads, the stones, the ancient trees. Apart from these ancient monuments built in the Mughal and Nawabi periods, the ruler of Tripura, “Bhati Tiger”, built and built during the time of Shamser Gajir, has also been standing as a black witness for the glory of region.

Tourist Place

There are many famous places to visit in Feni district. These include Hatia Island, Graveyard of St. Pagla Mia, Muhuri Barrage, Sarsadi Mosque and Fort, Sasam gazi Fort and Armoury, Kachar Bari of Tripura Moharaza, Bijoy Sing Lake, Rajazhi Lake, Lalpur and Shuvapur Fort, BRRI, Feni Academy etc.

Famous person of Feni

Some people have enlightened the Feni district. These include Shah Syed Amir Uddin Pagla Miah/Baba( R) (regarded as founder of feni), Saint Mamu Fakir (R),Begum Khaleda Zia (former Prime Minister), Sir A. F. Rahman (the first Muslim Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University), Prof. A.K. Azad Chowdhury (Former Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University and present Chairman of UGC), Dr. Mustafa Chowdhury (former Public Service Commission Chairman), Prof. Ahmed Shafee (Vice-Chancellor of East West University), Former Politician and Businessman Mowlana Abdul Wadud etc.

Feni District Miscellaneous

  • Language: Bangla
  • Government Primary Schools: 528
  • Government High Schools: 5
  • Non Government High Schools: 155
  • Feni Polytechnic Institute: 1
  • Feni PTI: 01
  • General Hospital: 1
  • Upazila Health Complex: 6
  • Feni Govt College: 11
  • Feni Girls’ Cadet College: 1
  • Private College: 20
  • Division: Chittagong
  • Diabetic Hospital: 1
  • Chest Disease Hospital: 1
  • Heart Foundation: 1
  • Industrial city: 2
  • Number of heavy industries: 5
  • Medium Art: 7
  • Small Art: 826
  • Cottage industries: 3419
  • Time Zone: +6
  • Official Website: feni.gov.bd
  • Mosque (Mosjid): 2245
  • Temple (Hindu): 138
  • Church; 1
  • Stadium: 1
  • Public Library: 1

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