|• Total||412.25 km2 (159.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||433/km2 (1,120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BST (UTC+6)|
Kanaighat is located at Map of Kanaighat. It has 29568 units of house hold and total area 412.25 km². | Maps =
As of the 2001 Bangladesh census, Kanaighat has a population of about 2,50,000. Males constitute 50.49% of the population, and females 49.51%. This Upazila's eighteen up population is 85855. Kanaighat has an average literacy rate of 62% (7+ years), Religions: Muslim 95%, Hindu 4.10%, Christian 0.2%, and tribal 0.3%.
According to BANGLAPEDIA: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, land value of all Upazillas of Sylhet District. List as follows: (1). Sylhet Sadar: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is about Tk 49,500 per 0.01 hectare. (2). Balaganj: Value of land Market value of the first grade cultivable land is about Tk 48,000 per 0.01 hectare. (3). Beanibazar: Value of land The market value of the land of the first grade is about Tk 12,500 per 0.01 hectare. (4). Zakiganj: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is about Tk 10,000 (per 0.01 hectare). (5). Barlekaha: Value of land Market value of first grade arable land is about Tk 7,500 per 0.01 hectare. (6). Biswanath: Value of land Market value of land of first grade is about Tk 5,000 per 0.01 hectare. (7). Fenchuganj: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is Tk 4500 per 0.01 hectare (8). Golabganj: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is around Tk 4,000 per 0.01 hectare. (9). Jaintiapur: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is about Tk 2,500 to 5000 (per 0.01 hectare). and, (10). Kanaighat: Value of land Market value of the first grade agricultural land is about Tk 2,500 to 5000 (per 0.01 hectare).
Chairman :Ashik Uddin Chowdhury-01711385435
Women Vice Chairman :Srimoti Provati Rani Das-01726439850
Vice Chairman :MD.Badruzzan (Ikbal)-01711194227
Kanaighat has 1 municipality (Pourasava), 9 Unions/ Wards, 252 Mauzas/ Mahallas, and 288 villages.
The municipality is:
- Purba Laksmiprasad Chairman : MD. Foyaj Uddin- 01720910166
- Paschim Laksmiprasad Chairman : MD. Faruq Ahmed- 01725958474
- Purba Dighirpar Chairman :MD. Abdul Mumin Chowdhury- 01710983836
- Shathback Chairman :Foyjul Islam- 01727158233
- Bara Chatul Chairman :Mubosshir Ali- 01733172425
- Kanaighat Chairman :Sirajul Islam- 01711966469
- Dakshin Banigram Chairman :MD. Shahab Uddin-01715037287
- Jhingrabari Chairman :Rofiq Ahmed Chowdhury- 01711271354
- Rajaganj Chairman :Manik Mia- 01751660130
Some Educational Institutions are: Gasbari J.U. Kamil Madrasah, Kanaighat Mansuria Senior Madrasah, Jhingabari Senior Madrasah, Kanaighat Degree College, Kanaighat Women's College, Gasbari Women's Madrasha, Universal Model Academy are some of the educational institutions of the upazila.
1. Gasbari Bazar.
2. Suraighat Bazar.
3. Chatul Bazar.
4. Soroker Bazar.
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