Bholahat Upazila

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Bholahat
ভোলাহাট
Upazila
Bholahat is located in Bangladesh
Bholahat
Bholahat
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 24°56.3′N 88°12.2′E / 24.9383°N 88.2033°E / 24.9383; 88.2033Coordinates: 24°56.3′N 88°12.2′E / 24.9383°N 88.2033°E / 24.9383; 88.2033
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Chapai Nawabganj District
Area
 • Total 123.52 km2 (47.69 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total More than 2 Lac
 • Density 571/km2 (1,480/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bholahat

Bholahat (Bengali: ভোলাহাট) is an Upazila of Nawabganj District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Bholahat is located at 24°56′20″N 88°12′10″E / 24.9389°N 88.2028°E / 24.9389; 88.2028. It has 12,993 units of house hold and total area 123.52 km². Indian border surrounded from 3 side of this upazila. Mahananda river, Bil Vatia and Mango garden divided this upazila from India.

Demographics[edit]

At the 2001 Bangladesh census, Bholahat had a population of 92149. Males constituted 50.58% of the population, and females 49.42%. There were 19,257 households. Bholahat had an average literacy rate of 39.22%, a male literacy rate of 39.71% and female literacy rate of 38.74.

Administrative[edit]

Bholahat has 4 Unions/Wards, 45 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 91 villages.

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