Biral Upazila

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Biral
বিরল
Upazila
Biral is located in Bangladesh
Biral
Biral
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°32′E / 25.633°N 88.533°E / 25.633; 88.533Coordinates: 25°38′N 88°32′E / 25.633°N 88.533°E / 25.633; 88.533
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 352.16 km2 (135.97 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 204,420
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Biral

Biral (Bengali: বিরল) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District[1] in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Biral is located at 25°38′00″N 88°32′00″E / 25.6333°N 88.5333°E / 25.6333; 88.5333 . It has 37993 units of house hold and total area 352.16 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Biral has a population of 204420. Males constitute 52.57% of the population, and females 47.43%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 101819. Biral has an average literacy rate of 27.9% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administrative[edit]

Biral has 11 Unions/Wards, 241 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 235 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mizanur Rahman. "Biral Upazila". In Sirajul Islam. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.