Bochaganj Upazila

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Bochaganj
বোচাগঞ্জ
Upazila
Bochaganj is located in Bangladesh
Bochaganj
Bochaganj
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°48′N 88°27.7′E / 25.800°N 88.4617°E / 25.800; 88.4617Coordinates: 25°48′N 88°27.7′E / 25.800°N 88.4617°E / 25.800; 88.4617
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 224.81 km2 (86.80 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 135,376
 • Density 602/km2 (1,560/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Bochaganj

Bochaganj (Bengali: বোচাগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District[1] in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Bochaganj is located at 25°48′00″N 88°27′40″E / 25.8000°N 88.4611°E / 25.8000; 88.4611 . It has 23972 units of house hold and total area 224.81 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Bochaganj has a population of 135376. Males constitute 51.7% of the population, and females 48.3%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 64312. Bochaganj has an average literacy rate of 30.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[2]

Administrative[edit]

Bochaganj has 6 Unions/Wards, 144 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 146 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md Rezaul Karim. "Bochaganj 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.