Electoral Constituencies in Naogaon District

Naogaon district (Bengali: নওগাঁ জেলা) is politically divided into six electoral constituencies and each of them representing different combinations of the upazilas. In Bangladesh, electoral constituencies are also referred to as Seats or Parliamentary Seats in parliamentary sytem. And, the elected representative of the constituency is called Member of Parliament or MP. Jatiya Sangsad is the national parliament of Bangladesh.

Naogaon is the 12th largest district in Bangladesh by area and the 20th most populous district (as of 2022 census), located in the Rajshahi division. It has an area of 3435.67 square kilometers. Historically, Naogaon region was recognized as a subdivision under Rajshahi district in 1877 AD. After the independence of Bangladesh, then in 1984 AD, it was upgraded to a full district.

Geographical Structure

The district Naogaon is divided into 3 municipalities (as of 2023), 11 upazilas (sub-districts), 99 union parishads (local government councils), and 2795 villages.

Upazila Election Commissioner's Office under the Bangladesh Election Commission (EC) in Raninagar, Naogaon
The office of the Upazila Election Commissioner, under the Bangladesh Election Commission (EC), is located within the Raninagar Upazila Parishad premises in Naogaon.

Population Statistics

As per 2022 census, Naogaon district has a diverse population of 2,784,598 people. Among them, 1,374,312 are male, 1,408,840 are female, and 173 identify as Hijra (a recognized third gender in Bangladesh).

Number of Constituency in Naogaon

  • Naogaon-1
  • Naogaon-2
  • Naogaon-3
  • Naogaon-4
  • Naogaon-5
  • Naogaon-6

Constituency Area Rankings of Naogaon District

This chart visually represents the areas of the six electoral constituencies in Naogaon district. Based on area, the parliamentary constituencies are ranked from largest to smallest as follows: Naogaon-1 (946.42 sq.km.), Naogaon-2 (763.19 sq.km.), Naogaon-3 (611.65 sq.km.), Naogaon-6 (542.74 sq.km.), Naogaon-4 (375.94 sq.km.), and Naogaon-5 (275.73 sq.km.).

Naogaon Server Station and District Election Office that responsible for selecting the representatives of constituencies by conducting elections.
Naogaon Server Station and District Election Office (জেলা নির্বাচন অফিস) under the Bangladesh Election Commission (EC), Constituencies get their representatives through elections under the supervision of this office. Photo taken by Rumon Anam in 2014 AD

Details of Electoral Constituencies in Naogaon

See a full list of 10th Parliament MPs of Naogaon here, 11th here and 12the here

Naogaon-1

Constituency number: 046
Constituency within: Niamatpur Upazila, Sapahar Upazila, Porsha Upazila
Constituency area: Niamatpur Upazila (449.10 sq.km.), Sapahar Upazila (244.49 sq.km.), Porsha Upazila (252.83 sq.km.)
Total Constituency area: 946.42 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Niamatpur Upazila (08), Sapahar Upazila (06), Porsha Upazila (06)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 20

Naogaon-2

Constituency number: 047
Constituency within: Patnitala Upazila, Dhamoirhat Upazila
Constituency area: Patnitala Upazila (382.39 sq.km.), Dhamoirhat Upazila (380.80 sq.km.)
Total Constituency area: 763.19 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Patnitala Upazila (11), Dhamoirhat Upazila (08)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 19

Naogaon-3

Constituency number: 048
Constituency within: Mohadevpur Upazila, Badalgachhi Upazila
Constituency area: Mohadevpur Upazila (397.67 sq.km.), Badalgachhi Upazila (213.98 sq.km.)
Total Constituency area: 611.65 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Mohadevpur Upazila (10), Badalgachhi Upazila (08)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 18

Naogaon-4

Constituency number: 049
Constituency within: Manda Upazila
Constituency area: 375.94 sq.km.
Total Constituency area: 375.94 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Manda Upazila (14)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 14

Naogaon-5

Constituency number: 050
Constituency within: Naogaon Sadar Upazila
Constituency area: 275.73 sq.km.
Total Constituency area: 275.73 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Naogaon Sadar Upazila (12)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 12

Naogaon-6

Constituency number: 051
Constituency within: Atrai Upazila, Raninagar Upazila
Constituency area: Atrai Upazila (284.41 sq.km.), Raninagar Upazila (258.33 sq.km.)
Total Constituency area: 542.74 sq.km.
Number of Union Parishads: Atrai Upazila (08), Raninagar Upazila (08)
Total Number of Union Parishads: 16

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