Hathazari Upazila

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Hathazari
হাটহাজারী
Upazila
Hathazari is located in Bangladesh
Hathazari
Hathazari
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°30.5′N 91°48.5′E / 22.5083°N 91.8083°E / 22.5083; 91.8083Coordinates: 22°30.5′N 91°48.5′E / 22.5083°N 91.8083°E / 22.5083; 91.8083
Country  Bangladesh
Division Chittagong Division
District Chittagong District
Area
 • Total 251.28 km2 (97.02 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 321,004
 • Density 1,277/km2 (3,310/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Hathazari

Hathazari (Bengali: হাটহাজারী) is an Upazila of Chittagong District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Geography[edit]

Hathazari is located at 22°30′30″N 91°48′30″E / 22.5083°N 91.8083°E / 22.5083; 91.8083. It has 52,594 households and a total area of 251.28 km². The main river is Halda. It is surrounded by Fatikchhari Upazila on the north, Panchlaish Thana and Chandgaon Thana on the south, Raozan Upazila on the east and Sitakunda Upazila on the west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hathazari had a population of 321,004. Males constituted 51.62% of the population, and females 48.38%. The population aged 18 or over was 157,524. Hathazari had an average literacy rate of 78% (7+ years), against the national average of 32.4%.[1]

Administration[edit]

Hathazari has 16 Unions/Wards, 54 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 56 villages.

The unions are Burirchar, Chhibatali, Chikandandi, South Madarsha, Dhalai, Fatehpur, Farhadabad, Garduara, Guman Mardan, Hathazari, Mekhal, Mirzapur, Nangolmora, Shikarpur and North Madarsha. Garduara is now in Raozan Upazilla.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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