Hakimpur Upazila

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Hakimpur
হাকিমপুর
Upazila
Hakimpur is located in Bangladesh
Hakimpur
Hakimpur
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°1′E / 25.283°N 89.017°E / 25.283; 89.017Coordinates: 25°17′N 89°1′E / 25.283°N 89.017°E / 25.283; 89.017
Country  Bangladesh
Division Rangpur Division
District Dinajpur District
Area
 • Total 99.92 km2 (38.58 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 66,875
 • Density 669/km2 (1,730/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Hakimpur

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

Geography[edit]

Hakimpur is located at 25°17′00″N 89°01′00″E / 25.2833°N 89.0167°E / 25.2833; 89.0167. It has 13,769 units of house hold and total area 99.92 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hakimpur has a population of 66875. Males constitute 51.22% of the population, and females 48.78%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 35649. Hakimpur has an average literacy rate of 30.1% (7+ years), better than the national average of 32.4%..[1]

Administrative[edit]

Hakimpur has 4 unions/wards, 69 mauzas/mahallas, and 91 villages. Md.A zizur Rahman is currently the head of the upazila.

Hili Land Port[edit]

The 2nd largest land port of Bangladesh Hili Land Port is situated here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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