Akhaura Upazila

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Akhaura
আখাউড়া
Upazila
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Brahmanbaria District
Government
 • Municipal Mayor Takjil Khalifa Kajal
 • Upazila Chairman Muslem uddin
Area
 • Total 99.28 km2 (38.33 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 112,982
 • Density 1,138/km2 (2,950/sq mi)
Postal Code 3450

Akhaura (Bengali: আখাউড়া ) is an Upazila of Brahmanbaria District a district of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Akhaura Upazila, with an area of 99.28 km2 is bounded by Brahmanbaria Sadar Upazila to the north, Kasba Upazila to the south, Tripura (India) to the east and Brahmanbaria Sadar Upazila in the west. The main river in the surrounding area is the Titas River. It played an important historical role during both World War II and Liberation War of Bangladesh.

Akhaura is a transportation hub in Bangladesh. It is a Municipality City with an area of 2.35 km2 and a population of 32,435; male 50.43%, female 49.57%. It has 9 wards and 23 mahallas.[citation needed]

The administration of Akhaura thana, now an upazila, was established in 1976. The upazila includes one municipality, five union parishads, 107 mouzas and 113 villages.[1]

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