Bogra (Bengali: বগুড়া Bogura) is a northern district of Bangladesh, in the Rajshahi Division. It is called the gateway to the north Bengal. It is an industrial city where many small and mid sized industries are housed. Bogra district was a part of the ancient Pundravardhana territory and Bogra was the capital of Pundravardhana. Bogra is famous for its historical values with Pundravardhana as former capital, which is now known as Mahasthangarh. Bogra Cantonment is located in Bogra District.
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