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Rajshahi Division is in Bangladesh.


The Mughal-era Kherua Mosque, Bogra
  • 1 Jaipurhat — a booming agricultural industry of sugar and jute and potato
  • 2 Naogaon Naogaon on Wikipedia —home to the ancient Buddhist wonder at Paharpur
  • 3 Natore — stunning rajbari mansions and palaces
  • 4 Nawabganj Nawabganj (town) on Wikipedia
  • 5 Rajshahi — the capital of the division, a major university and the Puthia complex of temples
  • 6 Bogra (Bogura) — the ancient capital of Pundravardhana with old Hindu mansions
  • 7 Pabna — site of many royal palaces (rajbaris) and Hindu temples
  • 8 Sirajganj Sirajganj on Wikipedia — the landing for one of Bangladesh's greatest infrastructure feats, the Jamuna Bridge

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  • 1 Puthia — a complex of ancient Hindu temples
  • 2 Gaud — a historical centre with important mosques
  • Paharpur — a small village 5 km. west of Jamalganj in the greater Rajshahi district where the remains of the most important and the largest known Buddhist monastery south of the Himalayas, Somapura Mahavihara, has been excavated. This 7th century archaeological find covers approximately an area of 27acres of land. The entire establishment, occupying a quadrangular court, measuring more than 900 ft. externally on each side, has high enclosure- walls about 16 ft. in thickness and from 12 ft. to 15 ft. height. With elaborate gateway complex on the north, there are 45 cells on the north and 44 in each of the other three sides with a total number of 177 rooms. The architecture of the pyramidal cruciform temple is profoundly influenced by those of South-East Asia, especially Myanmar and Java.


Rajshahi Division was split in half on 25 January 2010, with the northern eight districts becoming part of the new Rangpur Division.


Bengali is spoken widely. English is spoken by many in the larger towns and cities.

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Shah Makhdum Airport (RJH IATA) is served by all major domestic carriers, Biman Air, Novoair, and US-Bangla Airlines[dead link].

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