Mirpur is a thana of Dhaka city, Bangladesh. It is bounded by Pallabi Thana to the north, Mohammadpur Thana to the south, Kafrul to the east, and Savar Upazila to the west.HistoryMirpur Thana was established in 1962. The thana consists of one union porishod, eight wards, 11 mouzas and 86 and 20 villages. Mirpur Thana (town) area was included in Keraniganj Thana during the British period (1757 to 1947) and in Tejgaon Thana during the Pakistan period (1947 to 1971). After the Liberation War following the victory day, Mirpur was independent on 31 January 1972.GeographyMirpur is located at. It has a total area of 58.66km2 and is situated in the north-east of Dhaka city.DemographicsAt the 2000 census of Bangladesh, Mirpur had a population of 1,074,232, of which males constituted 54.15% and females 45.85%. 610,270 were over the age of 18, and the average literacy rate was 68.9% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 48.6%. Mirpur Thana has recently been divided into the three thanas of Shah Ali, Pallabi and Kafrul.