Sunamganj

Sunamganj:

Sunamganj is the district of Haor- baor, boro paddy and folk singers. There is different hear says about the naming of Sunamganaj. In the 13th century a Muslim solder named Sunamdi came in this area. Later on the name of this solder got destroyed from Sunamdi to Sunamganj. There is another hear say a fisherman named Shunamdi lived on the bnak of river Shurma and lad his lofe by catching fish. A commercial place brow up centering the fisherman, from that gradually Sunamganj was created.

sganjBoundary:
On the north of Sunamganaj district there is Asham state of India, on the south Habiganj district, on the east Sylhet district and on the west there is Netrakona district.

Area:
The area of Shunamganj district is about 3′ 531 square kilometer.

Population:
The population of Shunamganj district is about 17′ 69′ 000.

Rivers:
Shurma, Kalni, Etakhola etc.

Total thanas:
Shunamganj district consist of total 11 thanas.


The thanas:

Sunamganj shadar, Dirai, Satok, Jamalganj, Dhormopasha, Madhia nagar, Jagannathpur, Taherpur, Shalla, Duarabazar, Bishshomvopur.

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