Rangpur division was formed as seventh division on 25 January in 2010 of Bangladesh. Before that it was a district of Rajshahi division. Rangpur division is located in five degree and fifty minutes of geographical map of Bangladesh.
A lot of natural beauty and historical places are located in Rangpur division. Various religious people celebrate their cultural activities individually.
Rangpur division is a traditional division. A lot of magnificent and mixed history connected with this region since earliest period. Mansingh was the commander of Emperor Akbar in 1575. Rangpur came a complete part of Mughal Empire in 1686. After the liberation ware Rangpur became a district of Bangladesh.
There are eight districts, fifty eight upozillas and five hundred and twenty seven unions in Rangpur division. Districts name of Rangpur division are Rangpur, Dinajpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon and Lalmonirhat.
Rangpur division consists of around one thousand six hundred and thirty four kilometer area. At list 15537676 people are living in Rangpur division. Recently Rangpur division has become a educational board of Bangladesh. Literacy rate of Rangpur division is 56.0875 percent.
With a government university and a private university there are colleges, high schools, primary schools, madrasas, polytechnic institute and technical school and colleges have established in Rangpur division.
To develop the health sector government has established five hospitals with a medical college. Beside these there are fifty six private hospitals, six eye hospitals, fifty three upozila health complex, maternity care centers and TB clinic providing health services to the people.
After being a division Rangpur division has become an industrial area of Bangladesh. There are an Ipijeda, spinning mill, jute mill, cottage industry and other industries are established to develop the economy of Rangpur division.
One of the largest rivers Teesta is spread over the north-east and north of the Lalmonirhat district. Rangpur division is a beautiful division of Bangladesh. There are a lot of martyrs has lied down on the ground of Rangpur division with great respect.
The communication system of Rangpur division is good. People can reach to Rangpur by bus, train and air. There is an airport situated in Saidpur for national and international communication.