Dimla Upazila

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Dimla
ডিমলা
Upazila
Dimla is located in Bangladesh
Dimla
Dimla
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 26°7.7′N 88°55.5′E / 26.1283°N 88.9250°E / 26.1283; 88.9250Coordinates: 26°7.7′N 88°55.5′E / 26.1283°N 88.9250°E / 26.1283; 88.9250
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rajshahi Division
District Nilphamari District
Area
 • Total 326.8 km2 (126.2 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 187,696
 • Density 574/km2 (1,490/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Dimla

Dimla (Bengali: ডিমলা) is an Upazila of Nilphamari District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Dimla is located at 26°07′40″N 88°55′30″E / 26.1278°N 88.9250°E / 26.1278; 88.9250 . It has 36440 units of house hold and total area 326.8 km². Bounded by West Bengal of India on the north, Jaldhaka upazila on the south. Profile Dimla thana, now an upazila, was established in 1857. The upazila consists of 10 union parishads, 53 mouzas and 53 villages.

Dimla Upazila is located in Nilphamari District. Upazilla(s)/Thana(s) in Nilphamari are Dimla Upazila, Domar Upazila, Jaldhaka Upazila, Kishoreganj Upazila, Nilphamari Sadar Upazila, Saidpur Upazila.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Dimla has a population of 187696. Males constitute 51.24% of the population, and females 48.76%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 91421. Dimla has an average literacy rate of 19.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Dimla has 10 Unions/Wards, 53 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 53 villages.

Aministration[edit]

Chairman : Md. Abtab uddin sarkar

Women Vice Chairman :Mst. Rahia Sarkar

Vice Chairman :Md. Robiul Korim

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO): Abu Rafa Md. Arif

Education[edit]

  • Dimla R.B.R. Govt. High School
  • Dimla Govt. Girls' High School
  • Dimla Computer Science & Polytechnic College (the dimla politechnic college 4 years diploma-in-engineering course)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 

2. http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=185753