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Introduction
Tangail (টাঙ্গাইল জেলা) is a district (zila) in the central region of Bangladesh. It is the largest district of Dhaka division by area and second largest by population (after Dhaka district).
Other Districts in Dhaka Division: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Area
3414.28 square kilometers (1318.26 square miles).
Population
3749085
Bounded by
Jamalpur district on the north, Dhaka and Manikganj districts on the south, Mymensingh and Gazipur districts on the east, Sirajganj district on the west

Map of Tangail District
tangail
Profile
Tangail subdivision was established in 1870 and was turned into a district in 1969. The district consists of 11 upazilas, 8 municipalities, 72 wards, 211 mahallas, 103 union parishads, 2431 villages.
Upazilas
Basail Upazila, Bhuapur Upazila, Delduar Upazila, Ghatail Upazila, Gopalpur Upazila, Kalihati Upazila, Madhupur Upazila, Mirzapur Upazila, Nagarpur Upazila, Sakhipur Upazila, Tangail Sadar Upazila
History
Kagmari Conference (1957), Sannyasi revolt (1850), Peasant revolt (1858). During the Liberation War in 1971 Abdul Kader Siddiqui of Tangail independently led military operations against Pakistan army. His group was named Kaderia Bahini after its leader. This bahini led many successful guerrilla operations in Tangail. Kader Siddiqui himself was wounded at the Makrar battle near Balla village. The most noted successful operation of the Kaderia Bahini was the capture of a Pakistani ship with huge amount of arms and ammunitions at Bhuapur. In 1996, a devastating tornado caused heavy damage to a few villages.
Economy
Agriculture is the main occupation of the Tangail district. About 49.53% of people are involved with agricultural activities. Its main agricultural products are paddy, potato, jute, sugarcane, sesame, linseed, wheat, mustard seed and pulse. About 3,386.53 km² cultivable lands are available in Tangail. The main fruit products are mangos, jackfruit, bananas, litchis, and pineapples. Other sectors, such as fisheries (446), dairies (189), industries, weaving and poultry farms (538) are developing in the Tangail district. Tangail is the home of the weavers of the world-famous Tangail Saree.
Archeological Sites
Atia Mosque (1608), Sagardighi, Ichamati Dighi, Nagarpur Dighi, Khamarpara Mosque, Dhanbari Mosque (1685).
Newspapers
Daily 9, weekly 14, fortnightly 3, monthly 2 and quarterly 1; most noted are the Dainik Mufassal, Dainik Deskotha, Dainik Majlumer Kantha, Ajker Telegram, weekly Tangail Barta, weekly Khamos, weekly Mou Bazar, weekly Purbakash, fortnightly Madhubani, weekly Janatar Kantha, quarterly Adalat. Extinct: Monthly Akbar-a-Islamia (1883), monthly Nabajug (1890), weekly Hitokari (1892), weekly Samachar (1936), weekly Hakkatha (1936), Bulletin Bangla, Satyakatha, weekly Janata (1954), Sahitya Patrika Ballark (1970), fortnightly Sanket (1973).
Official Website
http://www.tangail.gov.bd
10th Parliament Member(s)
ConstituencyName, Party
Tangail-1
Dr. Muhammad Abdur Razzaque
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-2
Khandaker Asaduzzaman
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-3
Amanur Rahman Khan Rana
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-4
Md. Hasan Imam Khan
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-5
Md. Sanowar Hossain
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-6
Kh. Abdul Baten
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-7
Md. Akabbar Hossain
Bangladesh Awami League
Tangail-8
Anupom Shahjahan Joy
Bangladesh Awami League
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Post Codes
ThanaSub-officePostcode
Basail
Basail
1920
Bhuapur
Bhuapur
1960
Delduar
Delduar
1910
Delduar
Elasin
1913
Delduar
Hinga Nagar
1914
Delduar
Jangalia
1911
Delduar
Lowhati
1915
Delduar
Patharail
1912
Ghatail
D. Pakutia
1982
Ghatail
Dhalapara
1983
Ghatail
Ghatial
1980
Ghatail
Lohani
1984
Ghatail
Zahidganj
1981
Gopalpur
Chatutia
1991
Gopalpur
Gopalpur
1990
Gopalpur
Hemnagar
1992
Gopalpur
Jhowail
1991
Kalihati
Ballabazar
1973
Kalihati
Elinga
1974
Kalihati
Kalihati
1970
Kalihati
Nagarbari
1977
Kalihati
Nagarbari SO
1976
Kalihati
Nagbari
1972
Kalihati
Palisha
1975
Kalihati
Rajafair
1971
Kashkaolia
Kashkawlia
1930
Madhupur
Dhobari
1997
Madhupur
Madhupur
1996
Mirzapur
Gorai
1941
Mirzapur
Jarmuki
1944
Mirzapur
M.C. College
1942
Mirzapur
Mirzapur
1940
Mirzapur
Mohera
1945
Mirzapur
Warri paikpara
1943
Nagarpur
Dhuburia
1937
Nagarpur
Nagarpur
1936
Nagarpur
Salimabad
1938
Sakhipur
Kochua
1951
Sakhipur
Sakhipur
1950
Tangail Sadar
Kagmari
1901
Tangail Sadar
Korotia
1903
Tangail Sadar
Purabari
1904
Tangail Sadar
Santosh
1902
Tangail Sadar
Tangail Sadar
1900
Information Source
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.