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This article is about the city. For the district, see Tangail Districtmarker.

Tangail ( ) is a town in Tangail Districtmarker located in central region of Bangladeshmarker. It consists of 5 corporations, 8 municipalities, 72 wards, 211 mahallas. It is located on the banks of Louhajang River, and is part of the Dhaka Divisionmarker.


Before the Liberation War, some educational institutions were established by notable persons in Tangail. In 1926, the Government Saadat College was established by Wazed Ali Khan Panni, a zamindar and educationalist of Tangail. M.M.Ali College was established by Maulana Vasani at Kagmari (1 km away from main city). Kumudini College was established in 1943 by Ranada Prasad Saha, philanthropist of Tangail. Later the college was converted into Kumudini Government Women's College.

Currently, there are 5 government-run high schools in the city. Among these schools are Bindubasini Government Boys' High School (1880) and Bindubasini Government Girls' High School (1882). Tangail has a technical University Mawlana Bhashani University of Science and Technology Mawlana Bhashani University of Science and TechnologyImage:varsitypicture13.jpg|MBSTU


Tangail used to be connect by river ferry to Sirajganjmarker to the western shore of the river at Sirajganjmarker.

Tangail now has a station on a new broad gauge line of Bangladesh Railways which connects the western and eastern systems via the Jamuna bridge. And by road.

Notable people


Image:BD Tangail 5.JPG|Samsul Haq ToranImage:BD Tangail 6.JPG|Main RoadImage:BD Tangail 7.JPG|Bus StandImage:BD Porabarir Chamcham.JPG|Porabarir chamchamImage:BD Tangail 3.JPG|Coloured thread left to dryImage:BD Tangail 4.JPG|A weaver at workImage:GSC building.jpg|Government Saadat College

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