Sunamgonj District map

Sunamganj is an area situated in north-eastern Bangladesh. Sunamganj is situated in the Sylhet Division with the Sylhet Area to its east, Habiganj Region to its south and Netrokona Region to its west.

The name Sunamganj is gotten from its author, Sipahi Sunamuddin, who set up a bazaar on the bank of the stream Surma. In the old period, Sunamganj was a piece of the La'urh Kingdom that included western piece of Sylhet, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kishoreganj and the northern piece of Mymensingh. After the victory of Sylhet (Kingdom of Gaurh) in 1303 by Muslims under the otherworldly direction of Hazrat Shahjalal Yamani, Hazrat Shah Kamal Quhafah brought the whole Kingdom of La'urh under his control. Between the recent piece of 1300 CE and 1765 CE, the present-day Sunamganj locale was a piece of the condition of Muazzamabad, which was a free state until 1620 when it was vanquished by the powerful Mughals of Delhi. Amid the war of freedom there were numerous experiences between opportunity contenders and the Pakistani Armed force. Sunamganj was freed on sixth December 1971.

Topography and Atmosphere

The Surma Stream and Kushiyara Waterway gone through the locale whilst Ratna Stream confuses the region and past. The Waterway Danuka additionally goes through locale Sunamganj. The yearly normal temperature of Sunamganj has a most extreme of 33.2°C and a base 13.6°C, with yearly precipitation of 3334 mm. There are numerous wetlands biological communities in Sunamganj.


According to region organization report the aggregate populace is 12,54,131 around. Individuals of Sunamganj are racially and ethnically assorted. There are around 6,643 Manipuri, Khasia, Garo and Hajong ethnic populace live in Sunamganj.


Since 1960 Sunamganj has been known for the stone and sand business. It has been supplying stream sand, common sand, squashed stone, rock and shingle. Sunamganj is a noteworthy wellspring of freshwater fish. Tanguar Haor is the biggest inland billabong for aquaculture and it is situated in Thahipur Upzala. Sunamganj has more haors than whatever other region in Bangladesh and this makes it celebrated for fishery business.


The fundamental open transport frameworks utilized as a part of the city are cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws. Conduit is an imperative method of transport amid stormy season

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