Demra Thana

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Demra
ডেমরা
Thana
Demra is located in Bangladesh
Demra
Demra
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°42.5′N 90°26.5′E / 23.7083°N 90.4417°E / 23.7083; 90.4417Coordinates: 23°42.5′N 90°26.5′E / 23.7083°N 90.4417°E / 23.7083; 90.4417
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
Area
 • Total 19.36 km2 (7.47 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 521,160
 • Density 11,007/km2 (28,510/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Demra Thana

Demra (Bengali: ডেমরা) is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Demra is located at 23°42′30″N 90°26′30″E / 23.7083°N 90.4417°E / 23.7083; 90.4417 . It has 102757 units of household[citation needed] and total area 19.36 km².[1]

Demographics[edit]

At the 1991 Bangladesh census, Demra had a population of 521,160, of whome 290,981 were aged 18 or older. Males constituted 56.42% of the population, and females 43.58%. Demra had an average literacy rate of 52.3% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mohibur Rahman (2012). "Demra Thana". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006.