Khilgaon Thana

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Khilgaon
খিলগাঁও
Thana
Khilgaon is located in Bangladesh
Khilgaon
Khilgaon
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°45′N 90°25.6′E / 23.750°N 90.4267°E / 23.750; 90.4267Coordinates: 23°45′N 90°25.6′E / 23.750°N 90.4267°E / 23.750; 90.4267
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Dhaka District
Government
 • Member of Parliament Saber Hossain Chowdhury
Area
 • Total 14.02 km2 (5.41 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 59,248
 • Density 9,861/km2 (25,540/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Khilgaon Thana

Khilgaon (Bengali: খিলগাঁও) is a Thana of Dhaka District in the Division of Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is bounded by Badda Thana on the north, Motijheel, Sabujbagh and Demra Thanas on the south, Rupganj Upazila on the east, Ramna and Tejgaon Thanas on the west.

Geography[edit]

Khilgaon is located at 23°45′03″N 90°25′35″E / 23.750833°N 90.426389°E / 23.750833; 90.426389. Its total area is 14.02 km².


Education[edit]

Average literacy rate of the thana is 57.5%; male being 61.52% and female 53.74%. There is a university named Khilgaon Model Bishwabidyaloy College. Other higher secondary, secondary and primary schools and colleges are Khilgaon High School, Khilgaon Government High School & College, Khilgaon Girls High School & College, National Ideal School & College, Future Commerce College, Quality Education School & College, Rokeya Kindergarten, Shahid Babul Academy, South-Point School & College, Faizoor Rahman Ideal Institute, E. Hoque College, Bangladesh Commerce College, Dhaka Ideal School & College, Ali Ahmed High School etc.

Transportation[edit]

Four major buses are available: Midway Transportation, Bahan Transportation, My-Line Transportation, and Ekushey Transportation. These buses link between Khilgaon and Motijheel, Dhanmondi, Mohammadpur, Gulshan, Mirpur

Flyover bridge[edit]

Khilgaon Flyover is the maiden flyover bridge of Bangladesh history.

Demographics[edit]

Khilgaon has a population of 59,248. Males constitute 54.78% of the population, and females 45.22%.[1]

Administrative[edit]

Khilgaon has 3 Unions/Wards, 13 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 9 villages.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Banglapedia". Retrieved February 17, 2007.