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Nilphamari (Bengali: নীলফামারী) is one of the major cities in Bangladesh and Rangpur Division. It is in the northwestern part of Bangladesh. The city is the commercial hub for the surrounding districts.


Nilphamari has an agriculture-based economy. Nilphamari produces rice, wheat, potato, tobacco, and many seasonal crops. The major occupation of the people is farming.

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Nilphamari district is connected with Dhaka by bus, train and air.

Trains available in Nilphamari are Nilsagar Express (Dhaka), Barendro Express (Rajshahi), Titumir Express (Rajshahi), Rupsha Express (Khulna) and Simanto Express (Khulna).

Major bus services are Greenline, Nabil, Shyamoli, Hanif, S.A. Travels, and BRTC.

There is an airport at Saidpur, about 20 km from Nilphamari district town.

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  • The palace of Raja Harish Chandra (9th century)
  • Garh (Fort) of Raja Dharmapal and his palace (18th century)
  • Three-domed Jami Mosque at Bherberi (18th century)
  • Tomb of Hazrat Pir Mohiuddin (Kundupukur)
  • Dimla Rajbari







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