district in Bangladesh's Rajshahi Division
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Jaipurhat District (alternatively, Joypurhat) is located in north-eastern Bangladesh, within the Rajshahi Division. It lacks any major tourist attractions, though is a good example of a traditional Bangladeshi landscape. The district has become an important agricultural area for the country, growing crops such as jute, bananas, onions, potatoes and sugar. The largest sugarcane mill in the entire country is located here.

The capital of the district is Joypurhat, with major towns including Panchbibi, Kalai, Khetlal and Akkelpur.

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Anyone can go there by bus or train.

Get aroundEdit

Buses can be used to get between major towns, or else rickshaws for small distances. A half dozen or so railway stations also exist alone a track running in the north-south direction, allowing for localised travel.


  • Garuda Pillar at Bhimer Panti.
  • Dargah of Nimai Pir.
  • Raja Jaygopal.




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