Jessore Sadar Upazila

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Jessore Sadar
যশোহর সদর
Upazila
Jessore Sadar is located in Bangladesh
Jessore Sadar
Jessore Sadar
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°10.1′N 89°12.3′E / 23.1683°N 89.2050°E / 23.1683; 89.2050Coordinates: 23°10.1′N 89°12.3′E / 23.1683°N 89.2050°E / 23.1683; 89.2050
Country  Bangladesh
Division Khulna Division
District Jessore District
Area
 • Total 435.22 km2 (168.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 742,898
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of Jessore Sadar

Jessore Sadar (Bengali: যশোহর সদর) is an Upazila of Jessore District in the Division of Khulna, Bangladesh. Its administrative centre is the town of Jessore, which is also the centre of the district.

Geography[edit]

Jessore Sadar is located at 23°10′05″N 89°12′15″E / 23.1681°N 89.2042°E / 23.1681; 89.2042. It has 94348 units of household and a total area of 435.22 km².

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Jessore Sadar had a population of 530,582. Males constitute 52.85% of the population, and females 47.15%. This Upazila's eighteen-up population was 281,108. Jessore Sadar has an average literacy rate of 44.2% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate.[1] By the 2011 Bangladesh census, the upazila's population had grown to 742,898.

Administrative[edit]

Jessore Sadar has 18 Unions/Wards, 326 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 250 villages. It has class one Pouroshave (Municipality). The town of Jessore is on the banks of the Bhairab River. It has one of the famous College of Bangladesh- that is Michael Modhushudon (MM) College.

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References[edit]

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