Gangachhara Upazila

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Gangachara
গঙ্গাছড়া
Upazila
Gangachara is located in Bangladesh
Gangachara
Gangachara
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°51′N 89°13′E / 25.850°N 89.217°E / 25.850; 89.217Coordinates: 25°51′N 89°13′E / 25.850°N 89.217°E / 25.850; 89.217
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Rangpur District
Area
 • Total 209.61 km2 (80.93 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 192,336
 • Density 918/km2 (2,380/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Postal code 5410
Website Official Map of Gangachhara

Gangachara (Bengali: গঙ্গাছড়া) is an Upazila of Rangpur District in the Division of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Gangachara is located at 25°51′00″N 89°13′00″E / 25.8500°N 89.2167°E / 25.8500; 89.2167 . It has 37235 units of house hold and total area 209.61 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Gangachara has a population of 192336. Males constitute 52.04% of the population, and females 47.96%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 94048. Gangachara has an average literacy rate of 22.4% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

Administrative[edit]

Gangachara has 8 Unions/Wards, 74 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 123 villages.

The Society for Humanity Advancement and Rural Empowerment works in the area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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