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Fenchuganj is an Upazila (borough) of Sylhet district on the north eastern corner of Bangladesh. Fenchugonj is located at 24.7083° N 91.9403° E . The Upazila consists of five union which are 1- Fenchuganj, 2- Maijgaon, 3- Gilachora, 4- Uttar kushiara, 5- Uttar fenchugonj, which has 13368 units of house hold and total area of 114.48 kmē. In 1907 Fenchugonj was established as thana and in 1980 it was turned into an Upazila. Fenchugonj Upazila is performing 5.6% above the Bangladesh national average in education and this Upazila has Power Plant, Urea Fertilizer factory (first fertilizer factory planted in Asia), tea gardens, rubber gardens, gas field and many more....
Brief Background and History of Fenchuganj:
Situated here is the holy shrine of saint Hazrat Shah Maloom (Rahmatullah) he was one of 360 companion of Saint Hazrat Shah Jalal (Rahmatullah), shrine is located about half kilometer south of river kushiara in Rajan pur area, many people come here to pay visit to the dargah(shrine), yearly oros mubarak is observed here in december.
Fenchuganj has good communication with the rest of the country because it has river, road and rail links. During British rule river and rail was popular, then comes road, now there is an A2( Asian Highway) road built through fenchuganj, connecting Sylhet- Dhaka and other parts of the country.
Established here is a market place on the bank of river kushiara with tuesday and saturday being the main trading days, people from surrounding 10/15 miles comes to the market to trade and shop. Now there is many local market which sits everyday.
Among scenes of fenchuganj, both bridges over kushiara. hills around degree college, lake near degree college, fertilizer factory from nearby hill (jola tilla), tea estates, delwar hussain mosque, sunset from ilashpur (dhala) bridge and boat trip down the river are very enjoyable.