Moju Chowdhury Hat
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Moju Chowdhury Hat
মজু চৌধুরীর হাট
Moju Chowdhury Hat at Sunrise.
|Upazila||Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila|
|Funded by Moju Chowdhury||1966|
|• Total||145.18 km2 (56.05 sq mi)|
|Elevation||56.05 m (183.89 ft)|
|• Density||56.05/km2 (145.18/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (BST)|
|Website||Official Website of Moju Chowdhury Hat|
Moju Chowdhury Hat or Rahmat Khali is a town and tourism in Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila of Lakshmipur District, in south-eastern Bangladesh. It is commonly known as Moju Chowdhury Hat but it used to be called Rahmat Khali. It was renamed Moju Chowdhury in 1965. It is spelled as M.C.H. for short  (Bengali: মজু চৌধুরীর হাট). This town is 12 km² south of Lakshmipur City. It is across the Meghna River from Bhola 38 km² to the southwest. Moju Chowdhury Hat is 76 km² east of Barisal. Moju Chowdhury Hat is itself municipality and a tourist destination. It is also a ransport hub for passengers from the Bhola Barisal Division and Chittagong Division, serving about four thousand people per day.
History[change | change source]
Moju Chowdhury is named after a person. Moju Chowdhury came to Rahmat Khali when it was still part of the Mughal Empire. Moju Chowdhury was the second of Pana Mia Hazi's four sons. He went to Lakshmipur Government Collage, where he studied landscapes.
Geography[change | change source]
Moju Chowdhury Hat is located atIt has 145.56 households and a total area of 56.05 km².
Gallery[change | change source]
Bangladesh Coast Guard posted in Moju Chowdhury Hat 2010
Related pages[change | change source]
- List of cities and towns in Bangladesh
- Divisions of Bangladesh
- Districts of Bangladesh
- Lakshmipur District
References[change | change source]
- "Unsafe water transports ply 'danger zone' defying ban". archive.thedailystar.net. Retrieved 2016-03-10.
- Nazimuddin Mahmud (2012), "Lakshmipur Sadar Upazila", in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal (ed.), Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
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