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Rangpur

রংপুর
Location of Rangpur in Bangladesh
Location of Rangpur in Bangladesh
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
Area
 • Total 2,400.56 km2 (926.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total 2,996,336
 • Density 1,248.1821/km2 (3,232.777/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rangpuri, Rongpuri
Time zone UTC+06:00 (BST)
Postal code
5400

Rangpur is a district in Northern Bangladesh. It is a part of the Rangpur Division.

Geography

Under the Rangpur division (one of eight divisions) composed of eight districts of the northern Bangladesh, the District of Rangpur is bordered on the north by Nilphamari District, on the south by Gaibandha District, on the east by Kurigram, and on the west by Dinajpur district. Rangpur town is the divisional headquarter. The soil composition is mainly alluvial soil (80%) of the Teesta River basin, and the remaining is barind soil. The temperature ranges from 32 degrees Celsius to 11 degrees Celsius, and the annual rainfall averages 2931 mm.

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