Ghoraghat Upazila

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Ghoraghat
ঘোড়াঘাNashratabad or Nurjahanpurট
Upazila
Ghoraghat is located in Bangladesh
Ghoraghat
Ghoraghat
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°14.7′N 89°13′E / 25.2450°N 89.217°E / 25.2450; 89.217Coordinates: 25°14.7′N 89°13′E / 25.2450°N 89.217°E / 25.2450; 89.217
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 148.67 km2 (57.40 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 84,279
 • Density 567/km2 (1,470/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Ghoraghat

Ghoraghat (Bengali: ঘোড়াঘাট) is an Upazila of Dinajpur District in the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Ghoraghat is located at 25°14′45″N 89°13′00″E / 25.2458°N 89.2167°E / 25.2458; 89.2167 . It has 17535 house holds and a total area of 148.67 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ghoraghat had a population of 84279. Males constituted 51.01% of the population, and females 48.99%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 43913. Ghoraghat has an average literacy rate of 26.1% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Ghoraghat has 4 Unions/Wards, 115 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 111 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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