Shibganj Upazila, Chapai Nawabganj

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Description Shibganj is an Upazila of Nawabganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.GeographyShibganj is located at. It has 67009 units of house hold and total area 525.43 km².DemographicsAs of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Shibganj has a population of 422347. Males constitute 51.25% of the population, and females 48.75%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 203072. Shibganj has an average literacy rate of 21.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.AdministrativeShibganj has 18 Unions/Wards, 242 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 367 villages.AministrationChairman : Alhajj Karamot AliWomen Vice Chairman :Vice Chairman :Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): A Z M Sharzil HassanPukhuria villageIn between Shibganj and Kansat lies a small village Pukhuria with natural pictures and mango trees. Pukhuria village is situated on the bank of river Ganges where river Ganges enters Bengal. This village had Muslim and Hindu populations.New Alidanga villageThis village lies in the center of Shibganj pourosova. This is a very small village. This village is just beside the river Pagla which is one of the major river in Shibganj upazilla. The main crematorium of Shibganj upazilla is situated in this village. This crematorium is not an ordinary crematorium. This crematorium has a long and a glorious history and this is one of the main tirthaksetra of Hindus. A very big religious fair is also arranged every year around this crematorium.
Phone 01757997998
Web site http://www.bangladesh.gov.bd/maps/images/nawabganj/Shibganj.gif

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