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Rajbari district is in the central part of Bangladesh. It is in Dhaka division. The size of the district is 1119 km². The district is combination of 42 Unions and 1036 villages. It is located in 23’35 north latitude to 23’55 north latitude and 89’09 east longitude to 89’55 east longitude. The word Rajbari is the combination of two words ‘raj’ and ‘bari’. According to Bengali language, ‘Rajbari’ means home of king(s). The district was named after ruler Raja Shurjo Kumar. He built his palace here in Rajbari. Rajbari was a part of Faridpur district before. But after 1984 (exact date 01.03.1984) it was separated from Faridpur district and called as Rajbari district. The district has produced some famous people. Such as Nafees Bin Zafar (the only Oscar winner from Bangladesh), eminent Bangladeshi cartoonist Rokonuzaman Khan Dadavai, great scientist Quazi Motahar Hossain, Moulavi Tamizuddin Khan (speaker of Pakistan’s Constituent Assembly), Yakub Ali Chowdhury and many more. The famous Bangladeshi writer Mir Mosharraf Hossain lived in this district as well. Podamdi and Kurshi are also known as place for Nawaabs (Muslim nobles). Notable rivers of the district are Padma, Kumar, Chandona, Gorai, Horai etc. Rajbari is a district of natural beauty too. People of this district are very friendly, decent, honest, religious and well-educated.